A college basketball player in Pennsylvania honored his late idol Kobe Bryant with the performance of a lifetime.

Yazid Powell, a freshman guard for the Community College of Beaver County, scored 81 points Monday night.

The CCBC Titans defeated Butler County Community College 147-61.

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Powell, a graduate of Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia, took to Twitter following the game to explain what fellow Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant meant to him.

According to reports, Powell airballed his final free throw attempt that would have brought his point total to 82.

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