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Watch: Cameron Boozer, Columbus edge Nikolas Khamenia, Harvard-Westlake in thrilling LSI final (video highlights)

Malik Abdullahi scored from under the basket with two seconds remaining for a 55-54 win

Malik Abdullahi scored from under the basket with two seconds remaining, and the Columbus Explorers (Florida) held on to beat the Harvard-Westlake Wolverines (California) 55-54 in the championship game of the Les Schwab Invitational on Saturday at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. 

Jase Richardson had 19 points, Cameron Boozer put up 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Cayden Boozer added 11 points with six assists for Columbus (10-4).

Abdullahi (Princeton commit) finished with seven points and seven rebounds, none bigger than his game-winner with time winding down and the Explorers trailing, 54-53. 

Nikolas Khamenia (19 points), Trent Perry (17) and Robert Hinton (14) combined for 50 points for Harvard-Westlake (15-1). After calling a timeout with two seconds left, the inbound passer for the Wolverines was called for illegally moving on the baseline, turning possession over to Columbus, which ran out the final two seconds to secure the title. 

Read more about the game and the controversial finish here, and watch the highlights in the video. 



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