Posted On: 07/14/15 5:30 PM

 
Here is what Coach Vatsaas had to say on his team’s weekend at the Adidas Invitational in Indianapolis:
 
"I was really impressed by the depth of quality teams, both from what we played and what we observed.  Out of the 87 teams at 16U, we estimated that probably 45-50 of them or more would be comparable to a top 10-12 team in Minnesota or better.  Most of those teams would be top 8-9.  The Gold bracket played more like the first few rounds of a normal Platinum."

Games

Defeated Club Elite ÐThe Right WayÓ 84-42. "They were a solid team but playing their second game. Our guys hit with our pressure and tempo from the first minute and controlled the game the whole way through."

Defeated Toledo Elite 78-23. "We were up 56-8 at halftime in this one despite calling off the press about 4 minutes into the game. Second half was all about maintaining sportsmanship. We were playing well, but the reality is that Toledo shouldnt have been in this tournament."

Lost to the Memphis Bulls 74-73. "De facto pool championship game. Overcame a double-digit deficit twice to take the lead into the final minute. Ref blew the call badly

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