Jabari Bird scored nine points as the West beat the East 110-99 in the McDonald's All-American boys basketball game before 15,818 at Chicago's United Center on Wednesday.
Bird, a Salesian High student who's Cal-bound, went 3 for 5 from the field, including making his only 3-point attempt. Deer Valley's Marcus Lee had two points on 1-of-3 shooting.
Archbishop Mitty-San Jose's Aaron Gordon, who is committed to play at Arizona, had 24 points and eight rebounds for the West en route to the MVP award.
The game featured six Kentucky commits: Lee, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, James Young, Dakari Johnson and Julius Randle.
In the girls game, Bishop O'Dowd's Oderah Chidom had two points for the West squad, which beat the East 92-64. West teammates Kailee Johnson and Erica McCall, who have both signed with Stanford, combined for 11 points.
Looking to close out the College Basketball Invitational with a title, Santa Clara (25-12) fell 73-66 to George Mason (22-15). The deciding third game will be Friday at the 10,000-seat Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. Game 2 was played in front of sellout crowd of 1,280 at the RAC Center because the Patriot Center was busy with a career fair.
"At least we get to play again -- good, bad or indifferent. We're glad to go play in a real gym," Broncos coach Kerry Keating said. "We fought back in the second half, but it's hard to keep fighting back again and again."
Santa Clara's Kevin Foster had 16 points on 6-for-15s. Sherrod Wright had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots. The Broncos trailed 37-23 at halftime after missing 13 of their first 16 shots.