Posted On: 07/21/20 3:12 PM

Mid-July is typically a frenzied time of AAU basketball. Not this year. Watch footage from EAB’s single day of AAU Tournament action thus far.  During their initial 2020 tournament appearance, the program elected to play two games on Sunday, July 12th.

"The Saturday before was our first time practicing together," said EAB Director/17u Head Coach Mike Couey.  "When Hoopseen put it together, they asked us if we wanted to play 2 or 4 games and we had planned on getting together on Saturday so it worked out for us."

EAB 17u Roster

https://twitter.com/PrepHoopsTN/status/1285619515691356162?s=20

EAB.  The beginning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrFMY8gQOWg

 

Take a look at a longer stretch during which Darrius Davis (NC) attacks over and over with Felix OkparaFelixOkpara6'11" | CHamilton Heights | 2022State#44NationTN, Alex AndersonAlexAnderson6'7" | SFTipton-Rosemark Academy | 2021State#184NationTN, and Davon BarnesDavonBarnes6'5" | SFWhite Station | 2021StateTN crashing the glass.  Despite their wonderful talent, this game certainly contained too many empty possessions.  Why?   The reasons are many: rust, tough defense, unfamiliarity, etc.  Evaluate for yourself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF1s53APywU

EAB scrapped and clawed throughout and fought their way back into the game.  Considering how deep the team is at wing, it appears they will thrive when able to create turnovers and run, run, run.  Facing HYPE, the attack in the halfcourt was

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