Posted On: 05/16/19 5:00 PM

After more than a month of following Iowa teams around the Midwest, we’ll get a chance to stay home this weekend and catch some of the state’s best talent right here in Des Moines at the always-entertaining Kings of the Court. The Iowa Gym Rats tournament will be held at Kingdom Courts Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon, we’ll be there for a good portion of it. Below, we take a look at the 16u field; what to expect and who to watch.


Teams to Watch

Kingdom Hoops Navy - This is the top Kingdom Hoops 16u unit and it will be the favorites in the field. Seven of the state's top 50-ranked 2021 prospects reside on this team, so we'll be looking for them to do a lot of damage this weekend on their home courts.  


Beyond Ball 24K - There's plenty of offensive firepower with this Des Moines-based squad, including one of the state's best sophomore shooters James Glenn, and Dowling's 6'7 shooting guard Jack Groeteke


Iowa Mavs-Fisher - This is a Mavs squad that showed they could light it up last weekend in Minneapolis at Prep Hoops Battle at

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