Forty-four wins and counting.
The New Haven Rockets (18-0, 10-0 MAC Blue) keep rolling along thanks to the dominant play of junior forward Romeo Weems.
Weems, a four-star recruit ranked No. 3 on Mick McCabe’s preseason list of the top 100 players, posted 24 points and 11 rebounds in New Haven’s 75-25 defeat of Warren Woods Tower Tuesday in the semifinal round of the MAC Blue/Gold tournament.
He also had six steals, five assists and three blocks.
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His has garnered offers from schools like Michigan, Michigan State, Oregon, Oakland and Detroit Mercy.
Senior New Haven guard Tavares Oliver also chipped in 14 points in the win over Woods Tower, 12 of which came in the first quarter.
The Rockets, which allowed only seven points in the second half, haven’t lost since the second game of last season, against Macomb Dakota.
This season, New Haven has won by an average margin of 34 points.
The state record for consecutive wins is 84, held by Powers North Central from Dec. 8, 2014 to Dec. 4, 2017.
They will face St. Clair Shores Lake Shore (12-6) in the MAC Blue/Gold tournament championship at 3 p.m. Saturday at Grosse Pointe North.