Former Bronx H.S. hoops stars return to New York City for NIT Finals at MSG
(04/03/04) MADISON SQUARE GARDEN - Two former Bronx high school basketball stars recently returned to New York City from the college ranks to battle for the NIT title at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
The University of Michgan's J.C. Mathis played at JFK High School, and Rutgers' Juel Wiggan was a former player at Columbus High School.
Mathis' Wolverines ended up edging out Wiggan's Scarlet Knights 62-55 in the NIT Championship Game last Thursday.