Union vs Hudson LIVE High School Boys Basketball Thursday 2/08/2024
The hardwood heats up this Thursday night as the Union Knights (11-9) head to Hudson High School to take on the undefeated Hudson Pirates (20-1) in a pivotal conference matchup. While the Pirates boast a near-perfect record, the Knights have been on a tear, winning their last four games and hungry to pull off an upset.
What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Union Knights vs Hudson Pirates
Game Type: Home conference game
Time: Thursday, Feb 8, 2024, 7:45 PM (Local Time)
Locations: Hudson High School – IA
Home Team: Hudson Pirates 20-1
Away Team: Union Knights 11-9
Live Stream: Watch here
The Pirates have dominated their competition this season, led by a potent offense and stifling defense. Their lone loss came in the season opener, and they haven’t looked back since. Senior forward Mike Jones leads the charge, averaging a staggering 25 points per game, while the team boasts a balanced scoring attack with four players averaging double-digits. Their defense, anchored by junior center Ben Davis, allows a league-low 52 points per game.
Despite their early season struggles, the Knights have found their rhythm lately. Their recent winning streak showcases their grit and determination. Senior guard Alex Lee has emerged as a scoring threat, averaging 20 points per game in the last four contests, while their defense has tightened up, holding opponents to an average of 65 points over the same stretch. Coach Thompson has instilled a winning mentality in his squad, and they’re ready to prove their doubters wrong.
The Knights face a daunting task, but they shouldn’t be underestimated. Their recent resurgence coupled with the home-court advantage for the Pirates creates an intriguing matchup. Can the Knights’ momentum overcome the Pirates’ dominance? Or will the Pirates continue their undefeated streak?
Don’t miss this electrifying showdown on Thursday, February 8th, at 7:45 PM at Hudson High School. Witness the battle between an unstoppable force and an immovable object. Will the Pirates maintain their perfect record, or will the Knights pull off a stunning upset? Come find out and be part of the excitement!