MAAC All-Stars Shoot Down Shanghi Sharks

July 21, 2005

Shanghi, China - With eight points from Josko Alujevic and six points from Brad Farrell, the 2005 MAAC All-Star Team defeated the Shanghi Sharks, 108-94, at the Louhe Municipal Stadium on Wednesday in Shanghi. Iona's Steve Burtt scored a team-high 29 points as the All-Stars improve to 3-0 on their China tour.

Led by Loyola Head Coach Jimmy Patsos, the MAAC All-Stars trailed by one at the end of the first quarter, but went on to outscore their opponent, 35-18, in the second stanza. The MAAC led by no less then 10 points over NBA star Yao Ming's former team. Alujevic added six rebounds to his eight points while Farrell finished with four boards for the MAAC squad.

The All-Stars will again face the Sharks on July 22, this time in Luoyang, China.