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Boys basketball: Hinsdale South loses to Oak Park-River Forest

<p>Hinsdale South boys basketball &nbsp;| Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

Hinsdale South boys basketball  | Sun-Times Media file photo

Hinsdale South fell in overtime to Oak Park-River Forest in a tough non-conference game, according to High School Cube News.

Oak Park-River Forest 53, Hinsdale South 43, OT

OPRF 53, Hinsdale South 43, OT

THE SKINNY

Senior forward Simmie Cobbs Jr. scored 10 of his career-high 28 points in overtime to lead Oak Park-River Forest (6-0) past the visiting Hornets (4-3) in a low-scoring nonconference contest between zone defensive teams. The score was tied at 37 at the end of regulation after just eight combined baskets in the second half. The Huskies outscored Hinsdale South 16-6 in OT.

TURNING POINT

After Hinsdale South's first basket in overtime, senior guard Jason Gant made a 3-pointer for the Huskies that started a five-point run. The Hornets made another basket to come within 43-41, but could not hit a field goal for the remaining two minutes of overtime.

THE STAR

Cobbs, a Purdue-bound football player, had a previous season high of 23 points against Riverside-Brookfield. Cobbs had 10 points in the first half, including three 3-pointers and finished with 12 rebounds in the game.

[Read more at High School Cube News]

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