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Jarvis Greer

Top Basketball Hoops in Town with River City Shootout

Coleman is at the Finch Center tonight along with an overflow crowd checking out opening night of the River City Shootout..

The Tournament features many of the Top AAU teams, not only from Memphis, but around the country..

On tap tonight, an All-Memphis showdown featuring former Grizzly Mike Millers' M33M squad, with players like Mardracus Wade of Mitchell, Bobby Parks, Jr. of St. Georges', and Todd Mayo, O.J.'s little brother, from Houston High..

They're taking on the powerful Memphis Magic, led by Tn. Mr. Basketball Joe Jackson of White Station...

Big Man Tariq Black of Ridgeway...and rising Junior Adonis Thomas of Melrose.

M33M no match for the Magic..

The Boys in Black win going away 84-66.

Thomas just returned from Argentina, where he helped the USA win the FIBA U-17 Gold Medal.

Plenty of Coaches on hand scouting talent, like John Pelphrey of Arkansas, and former Arkansas State Coach Dicky Nutt, among others.

The River City Shootout runs through Wednesday at the U of M's Finch Center, and at CBU's Canale Arena.

 

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