Cretin-Derham Hall rises to state basketball title

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments


Cretin-Derham Hall players (left-right) Jaeden King, Ryan Larson and Sy Chatman jump for joy after beating Apple Valley 79-78 in the Class 4A state boys basketball championship game March 24. Photo courtesy Mike Shaughnessy, Sun Newspapers

Senior center Daniel Oturu made a game-winning slam dunk as Cretin-Derham Hall won the Class 4A state boys basketball title March 24.

Oturu, a University of Minnesota basketball recruit, had 17 points, including the last-second dunk to beat defending champion Apple Valley. The St. Paul Catholic school captured its eighth state title with the 79-78 victory at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

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