Boys basketball quarterfinal: Yante Maten stands tall in Bloomfield Hills win
In the Bloomfield Hills basketball team photo, 6-foot-8 senior Yante Maten stands at the back, palming two basketballs in his outstretched arms, nearly matching the length of the entire row.
Tuesday, he took the Black Hawks under his vast wingspan, leading them to a 74-68 victory over Warren Mott in a Class A quarterfinal at University of Detroit's Calihan Hall.
With teammate Khalil Gracey out of the lineup for an unspecified violation, Maten more than made up for the void, registering a triple-double with a season-high 31 points, 18 rebounds and 10 blocks (as well as 7 assists).
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