Sunday, July 22, 2012

6th Grade AAU National Preview: Spotlight Tested Squads Head To Hampton

King Street Kings

Basketball Spotlight will be headed to Hampton, Virginia for the 6th Grade Nationals. We will be looking for the top talent in the building to bring you the best reports. Several Spotlight tested teams will be in the building and we wish them the best. Here’s a preview of what to expect.

6th Grade AAU Nationals Preview

King Street Kings: The #1 team in our poll will be looking to make the nation take notice of their talent. They definitely have some serious ballers on their roster. Don’t be surprised if they make a deep run.

Team IZOD: The “Fly Guys” will be ready to play in Hampton, they are hungry for some national pub and this might be their mark for greatness. We will have an up close view.

DC Assault: These boys have blow out potential each time they step on the floor. If their guards and big men are taking care of business there’s no telling how far they can go.

Riverside Hawks: RH returns sporting Final Four experience. They have been through the trenches all year and now will have a chance to test their championship skills.

Mass Shooting Stars: The Cinderella’s of the Spotlight will now have the light on them in Hampton. Hopefully they will respond well to the pressure at the Boo Williams Center.

CT Elite: CT Elite brought these youngsters on the circuit to get toughened up for this moment. Now the time has arrived we will see how they respond.

Wall 2 Wall: W2W swagger is through the roof right now, hopefully they can keep the momentum going in Virginia. If they get any team on the ropes they are capable of delivering the knockout blow.

Playtime Panthers: One thing is certain, Playtime will go hard. Any team no expecting that has a chance to go home with a loss. We will definitely be at their games.

Maryland Scholars: The MD Scholars are an experienced squad and usually make a statement at this type of event. You definitely can’t sleep on them.

NC Runnin Rebels: The NC state champs have the pieces to invade Hampton. If they are clicking on the same page look out. NC finest should be a tough out.

Team Takeover: TT brought their game to the Spotlight earlier this year. So if they have the same crew they will knock off a few teams.

Banneker Kings/ Team Melo: This scrappy bunch will be looking to make a name for themselves. They are battled tested so anything goes.

6th Man Sports: This group traveled to the AC Showcase so hopefully this time around they will make the most of their trip. Teams from this area usually good hard.

ECE-NJABC: They jumped into the fire but they might be good after playing on the Spotlight circuit. I heard they added some new pieces so things should be interesting.

Alexandria Titans: They have an athletic guard and some other pieces that make them relevant. The field is stacked so we wish them luck.