Allstate Sugar Bowl Hosts Top AAU Basketball Players for Memorial Day

WESTWEGO, La. (May 31, 2017) – The Allstate Sugar Bowl sponsored the Primetime Super 60 AAU Basketball Tournament for the sixth year over Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans.

The event featured 321 boys’ teams, including many of the top-rated AAU teams in the country, from second-grade to eighth-grade and 54 girls’ teams from sixth to 11th grade. Teams played multiple games at 24 locations around the city. The tournament featured young athletes from 13 different states and drew 10,000-12,000 visitors to the city.

The states represented at the tournament were Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Boys Division Winners (321 total teams)
Eight & Under (10 teams): DCA (Ga.) def. Houston Hoops Blue Chips (Texas), 25-21
Nine & Under (13 teams) Gold Bracket: Team JAHS (Ark.) def. Alamo Hoop Squad (Texas), 26-14
Nine & Under Purple Bracket: San Antonio Fire (Texas) def. Louisiana Nightrydas, 28-25
10 & Under (36 teams) Gold Bracket: Nike Proskills (Texas) def. Dream Chasers Academy (Georgia), 26-23
10 & Under Purple Bracket: Atlanta Celtics (Ga.) def. Team DEZ (Tenn.), 36-29
10 & Under Green Bracket: Victory Academy (Texas) def. Louisiana Jaguars, 31-24
11 & Under (33 teams) Gold Bracket: Memphis Wildcats (Tenn.) def. Triple Threat Raptors (La.), 41-40
11 & Under Purple Bracket: Steel City Gators (Ala.) def. Monroe Shockers (La.), 25-17
11 & Under Green Bracket: Memphis United (Tenn.) def. Louisiana Jaguars, 43-37
Fifth Grade (9 teams) Gold Bracket: DCA (Ga.) def. Gametime Tigers (Texas), 52-45
12 & Under (33 teams) Gold Bracket: ARC 2023 (Calif.) def. Tennessee Dream Chasers, 37-25
12 & Under Purple Bracket: We It Ballers (La.) def. Southern California Cavs, 46-39
12 & Under Green Bracket: DCA Mack (Georgia) def. Premier Xpress (Ga.), 38-37
Sixth Grade (22 teams) Gold Bracket: Drive Nation Ted (Texas) def. San Antonio Fire, 54-18
Sixth Grade Purple Bracket: Central Texas Bulls Elite def. Port City Bulls (Ala.), 41-34
13 & Under (27 teams) Gold Bracket: Sacramento Yellow Jackets (Calif.) def. Sports Academy Garrett Temple (La.), 41-38
13 & Under Purple Bracket: Team Thad (Tenn.) def. Team Platinum (Tenn.), 78-66
13 & Under Green Bracket: Cy Fair Kings (Texas) def. Galveston County Gridners (Texas), 62-47
Seventh Grade (29 teams) Gold Bracket: Real Run (Calif.) def. Grind Mode Elite (Texas), 50-44
Seventh Grade Purple Bracket: Florida Vipers def. EOTO (Tenn.), 54-43
Seventh Grade Green Bracket: Houston Defenders def. Team Driven (Ala.): 49-46
14 & Under (36 teams) Gold Bracket: Elfrid Payton Elite (La.) def. Los Angeles Blue Chips, 47-46
14 & Under Purple Bracket: Impact Athletics (Okla.) def. Scholar Athletes (Texas), 51-48
14 & Under Green Bracket: Louisiana Broncos def. Tennessee Truth, 47-45
Eighth Grade (39 teams) Gold Bracket: Birmingham Storm (Ala.) def. Team Glen Davis (La.), 54-42
Eighth Grade Purple Bracket: Next Level Raiders (Texas) def. Memphis War Eagles (Tenn.), 58-49
Eighth Grade Green Bracket: Texas Elite Gata def. Basketball University (Texas), 50-43
15 & Under (27 teams) Gold Bracket: Team Future (Texas) def. Cenla Storm (La.), 43-41
15 & Under Purple Bracket: Houston Hoops Red def. Brownsville Outlaws (Texas), 41-19
15 & Under Green Bracket: South Arlington Allstars (Texas) def. Shadow Creek Shooting Stars (Texas), 41-39
16 & Under (7 teams) Gold Bracket: EOTO (Tenn.) def. North Alabama Stars, 55-26

Girls Division Winners (54 total teams)
Sixth Grade (10 teams): Team Up Next (La.) def. Lake City Pride (La.), 17-16
Seventh Grade (7 teams): Absolute Lady Blues (La.) def. 3220 Elite Gold (Texas), 32-30
Eighth Grade (12 teams) Gold Bracket: Absolute Lady Blues (La.) def. Team Impact (Fla.), 35-11
Eighth Grade Purple Bracket: South Lafourche Lady Flash (La.) def. Louisiana Lady Rockets, 37-24
Ninth Grade (7 teams): Absolute Lady Blues (La.) def. Louisiana Hurricanes, 42-37
Tenth Grade (12 teams) Gold Bracket: Kenner Angels (La.) def. Louisiana Hurricanes, 53-51
Tenth Grade Purple Bracket: Arkansas Mystics def. 3220 Elite Gold (Texas), 45-44
Eleventh Grade (7 teams): Louisiana Lady Select def. Elfrid Payton Lady Elite, 51-39

Full Results

The Sugar Bowl, which has a rich history with the sport of basketball dating back to 1936, is scheduled to sponsor three major high school tournaments this year. The roundball schedule began with the seventh annual Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic in January; it continued with the Primetime Super 60 tourney and will wrap up with the 64th annual New Orleans CYO High School Tournament in November. In addition, the Sugar Bowl Committee was a key part of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four and the 2013 NCAA Women’s Final Four.

The Allstate Sugar Bowl has established itself as one of the premier college football bowl games, having hosted 27 national champions, 92 Hall of Fame players, 48 Hall of Fame coaches and 17 Heisman Trophy winners in its 83-year history. The 84th Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic, which will double as a College Football Playoff Semifinal, will be played on January 1, 2018. In addition to football, the Sugar Bowl Committee annually invests over $1.6 million into the community through the hosting and sponsorship of sporting events, awards and clinics. Through these efforts, the organization supports and honors over 25,000 student-athletes each year, while injecting over $2.5 billion into the local economy in the last decade.