Friday, July 16, 2010

Team Memphis Elite - Daniels 2010 AAU Nationals Runner Up

On yesterday, Team Memphis Elite - Daniels competed for the 16U Division 1 National Championship in Orlando, Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Milk House. Jacksonville Lady Rams defeated Team Memphis Elite 68-62 in the afternoon game.

Danielle Ballard and Hasina Muhammad were named members of the AAU All-American Team.


Brittany Roundtree scored five points and had three steals during the final 26 seconds to help the Jacksonville Lady Rams to a 68-62 win over Memphis Elite in the 16U AAU Division I championship game.

Roundtree, a North Carolina commit ranked No. 44 in the 2011 class by ESPN HoopGurlz, and Antoinette Bannister, also a UNC commit ranked 16th in the 2012 class, finished with 19 points to lead Jacksonville. The two teams battled to a 29-29 halftime tie. Bannister, the tournament Most Valuable Player, scored 14 in the first half.

Symone Daniels' steal and layup pulled Memphis to within one point, 63-62 with less than a minute to play, but Roundtree stalled the comeback attempt with her late game heroics.

Hasina Muhammad led Memphis with 19 points. Daniels, and Danielle Ballard, Lauren Douglas each scored 11. Shalethia Stringfield and Alexis Brown chipped in nine points apiece for Jacksonville.

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