Check out what this proud coach has to say about his phenomenal team! All of the players listed are AAU Alumni!
Last weekend, my STARZ 3x3 U18 Team that I put together with 2 of my top players and 2 nationally-ranked Class of 2016 players finished Runner-Up and won the Silver Medal at the USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Tournament at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs! We barely lost in the Finals to the USA hand-picked "Dream Team" in a game that was tied with 40 seconds to go. The winner goes on to become Team USA and represent the USA in the World Championships on June 4-7 in Hungary.
The USA Team featured 3 current McDonald's All-Americans from the Class of 2015 (current seniors) and one 2016 player who will be a McDonald’s All-American next year.
My Team featured the following:
Shaquera Wade (2015) - Gatorade POY, Miss Basketball, & USA Today POY in State of Alabama; she is a Nationally-ranked (Top 50) 6-0 Combo G who has signed with Alabama and played for years in AAU Events, including in Orlando on my AL Southern Starz 2015-Bush team.
Erin Boley (2016) - Gatorade POY, USA Today POY in State of Kentucky, & Naismith All-American; she is a Top 10-ranked 6-2 fwd who has verbally committed to Notre Dame & plays AAU Basketball for the Kentucky Premier. Erin was named MVP of the USA BB 3x3 U18 Tournament last weekend!
Nia Hollie (2016) - Top 15-ranked 5-11 Wing in Class of 2016 and is undecided on her college choice with multiple Major D1 offers; She plays AAU Basketball for the Minnesota Stars and has played for years in AAU Events, including in Orlando
Kennedy Gavin (2017) - Dandy Dozen 6-1 Fwd from Petal Mississippi who is undecided on her college choice with multiple D1 offers already; she plays on my AL Southern Starz 2017-Bush team.
Erin & Shaquera teamed up to WIN the Gold Medal in the Hot Shot competition, beating the USA Team Duo in the Finals!
Nia won the Gold Medal in the Skills Competition, beating McDonald's All-American & defending Champ 2015 Arike Ogunbawle (Notre Dame Signee) in the Finals!
Check out the Highlights from our event at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwveDe9cnyk
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