Memphis 8-Under Team Claims National Hoops Title - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Memphis 8-Under Team Claims National Hoops Title

The City of Memphis has long been known as a Hoops Hotbed...no matter what the age of the players..

The Bluff City can now lay claim to its' latest National Champion..

The Memphis War Eagles recently won the AAU National Championship on the 8-and-under level.

The War Eagles took on all comers in the 30-team Nationals last week here in Memphis, and nailed down the Title with a win over a team from Georgia.

The War Eagles are made up of Boys from All over Memphis.

Their Head Coach is a Hooper himself..

Rodney Newsom starred at Hamilton High before moving on to become a Premier Shooter at the University of Memphis in the Early 19-90's.

The War Eagles ended their season with a 52-and-3 record..

Next year at Orlando, they vow to come back and win the 9-Under National Title.

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