Memphis War Eagles Running and Gunning in AAU Nationals

Memphis is hosting the Top Youth teams in the Nation this week with several A.A.U. Age Group National Championship tournaments in town..

And a Team from right here in the Bluff City is one of the Best of them All.

The Memphis War Eagles have dominated the A.A.U. Circuit over the years.

This year's 13-and-under squad is no different.

They've qualified for Nationals by winning the State Tournament 7 of the last 10 years..

So far they're running Through this years' National Tournament at Wooddale.

They won their 3rd straight game, beating the Long Island New York Lightning 81-to-65.

Marcus Mitchell is the War Eagles Head Coach.

Mitchell says his War Eagles teams have finished in the Top 10 in the last 7 National Championships..

The A.A.U. National Championships continue at several sites around the city through Sunday.

The 13-Under Finals are Sunday Afternoon, 3:40pm at Wooddale High School.