By KEVIN HARRIS
FORT WORTH, Texas – New Albany junior swingman Romeo Langford competed against some of the best high school players in the nation this weekend at the adidas Gauntlet Series. Langford averaged 24.7 points per game for Louisville-based Twenty Two Vision during the event.
Langford scored a game-high 28 points in Twenty Two Vision’s 66-62 victory over SC Supreme from Boiling Springs, S.C., on Friday. He shot 9-of-15 from the field, 1-of-5 from 3-point range and 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. Langford had a game-high four assists, four rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal.
On Saturday, Langford tallied 11 points in Twenty Two Vision’s 66-58 loss to Team BBC from Baltimore. The 6-foot-5 Bulldog standout connected on only 2-of-12 field goals and missed all five of his 3-point shots. Langford made 7-of-7 free throws along with a game-high three steals, three rebounds and one assists.
Langford did not play in Twenty Two Vision’s second game on Saturday as it defeated Team Bradley NW Panthers from Renton, Wash., 70-57.
Langford recorded his highest point total during his trip to Texas in Twenty Two Vision’s 91-84 setback to YIIS TX Future from San Antonio on Sunday.
Langford poured in a game-high 35 points, shooting 12-of-22 from the floor, 3-of-10 from 3-point range and 8-of-10 from the stripe. He grabbed five rebounds, distributed a team-high four assists, blocked one shot and made one steal.
Inside The Hall’s Alex Bozich reported that Indiana head coach Archie Miller, Kansas boss Bill Self and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski watched Langford’s game against SC Supreme. Assistant coaches from Kentucky, North Carolina and Louisville also witnessed the contest.