Recap Day 2 of the Nike Showdown-Featuring The Future

Caleb Hollender

The future looks very bright for the 2016 class. The 15u did not fall short at all with tapping out with 40 plus teams. The freshman started off Saturday morning  knocking off the competition.

Kaj Day

Kaj Day

The Nike Showdown  was  filled with talented  teams including  MWSB, Playground Elite, Illinois Celtics, Impact Basketball, Illinois Gold Rush, Henderson Hoopstars, Ohio Smack Prime Time, Team Illinois, Rockford Wildcats, St. Louis Wildcats, ATL Lakers, Thunder, The Family, EBA, Illinois Old School, Team Nebraska, Windy City Blazers, Young Ballers, Nashville Celtics, SYF, World Class Basketball, Up Coming,  Tri-City Thunder, Mac Irvin Fire, Meanstreets, Example Sports, Illinois Gold Rush, Full Package, Paradise Basketball, and .

The Nashville Celtics dominated their pool by knocking off their competitors including The Family, Corey Allen, 6’1 and Cassius Winston, 6’0 who tried to keep it live for the Family . But it proven to be too much for the Family.   15u Nashville Celtics  highlighted players were their Combo Guard  Kenny Cooper , 5’11 and Center Caleb Hollander, 6,6 .

Playground Elite featured players were Deang Dang, 6’2 , Kaj Day,6’7 and Treante Mason, 6’2.

The 8th grade division was filled with over 20 teams. Champaign Wolverines, Columbus Crusaders, Future Elite, M33M, Mac Irvin Fire, Playground Elite, Team Illinois, Meanstreets, World Class Basketball, Team Nebraska, Ice Basketball, IBA Hinsdale, Champaign Wolverines, Illinois Speed National Team, Indiana MVP, MWSB, Chicago Demons Lakeside Sharks, Paradise Basketball, Martin Bros Legacy,  and Mean Streets Steger.

The 13u Mac Irvin Fire were the winners and Team Nebraska Expres were the runner-up . 12u we declared two winners the WI BCB and Champaign Heat.

13u Mac Irvin Champs

13u Mac Irvin Champs

Indiana MVP dominated the 11u and Lakeside Sharks were runner-up. G3 Rising Stars were the 10u winners and Region Elite were the runner-up.

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