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Ireland down Worcester Academy to seal Haris win

  Thursday, December 29, 2016

Ireland are this year's Haris Memorial Tournament champions after downing Worcester Academy 103-91 in a stunning final at the Amaechi Basketball Centre.

Sean Jenkins and Adam Drummond led the Irish to victory with 24 points and 9 rebounds apiece.

Quest Harris, aged just 16, claimed 28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for US side Worcester, with team-mate Mitch Doherty adding 28 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists.

Jenkins, who was named tournament MVP, also hit 23 points in a nail-biting 79-78 win over City of Edinburgh in the semi-finals earlier in the day.

Worcester, who were hoping to give America their third straight success in the Haris event, had reached the final with a 91-88 victory over England, who went on to finish third in the annual showpiece.

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