|U-16 Team One-Silver Bracket Champions at Eddie Ford Tournament|
The U-16 Team One defeated Shining Stars Blue in the Silver Bracket Championship game of the Eddie Ford Spring Classic in Louisville Ky. Herman Brunis (Fairfield) led the team in scoring with 25 points, while Christian Jones (Hamilton) added 12 and Tim Fleming (Fairfield) finished with 10. Both Fleming and Herman are former Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase all-stars.
Michigan State AAU Championship
|U-14 The Family-Michigan AAU Champions|
This past Sunday, the Family 14U squad defeated Dorians Pride 14U in the 2012 State of Michigan AAU Championship game at Joe Dumars Fieldhouse in Detroit. The Family was led in scoring by tournament MVP Cassius Winston who dropped 26 points in the championship game. Brailen Neely's 14 points led to an All-Tournament Team nod, and Darwin Hubbard added 8 points and 10 rebounds.
|Cassius Winston-Tournament MVP|
|Algevon Eichelberger-All-Tournament Team|
The Family's roster: includes: Tabin Throgmorton (5'11 G), Karim Murray (5'10 G), Luke Trent (6'0 WF), Cassius Winston (5'11 PG), Darwin Hubbard (6'1 PF), Jaye Patrick (6'0 PG), Kenyon Wilkerson (5'11 WF), Corey Allen (5'11 G), Jalen Bouldes (5'7 PG), Kyree Boynton (5'9 PG), Brailen Neely (5'8 PG), D'Angelo Hansbro (5'11 G), Marly Blommers (5'8 PG), Boe Neely (Head Coach) and Reg Winston (Asst. Coach). The Family has a long history of success, and for this particular group this win represents the 6th consecutive Michigan State AAU Championship, as well as placing nationally in the U-6, U-10 and U-13 age divisions.
The Cincy Buckeyes’ 6th grade boys team won the Play for Pink Tournament at Kingdom Sports Center in Dayton this past weekend, finishing with a 4-0 record. Lorenzo Sparks lead the way, averaging 16 points per game.
Cincinnati PG Willie Moore has recently narrowed his list of schools to South Carolina and Oregon, and plans to visit both schools within the next couple of weeks. As most people know, Moore initially signed with Duquesne before decommitting after a head coaching change. Also, Aiken's Paul Woodson, a 6'7 PF, has pledged his services to D-II Lincoln Memorial.