Sunday final day of AAU season with five Tucson teams still alive

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The AZ Power Tucson Red 17U advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bigfoot Hoops Vegas Classic Gold Championship Bracket (AZ Power Tucson photo)

The AZ Power Tucson Red 17U advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bigfoot Hoops Vegas Classic Gold Championship Bracket (AZ Power Tucson photo)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Sunday marks the last day of the AAU season, which started for many teams in the spring, back in April.

The three-month odyssey of Tucson-area teams comes to an end with five teams still vying for titles in the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic.

Also, players who Arizona coaches are recruiting will wrap up their AAU seasons at the Fab 48 and Bigfoot Hoops classic on Sunday. Here is the schedule involving those recruits and the Tucson teams (keep scrolling down through the pictures and Twitter posts):

ARIZONA RECRUITS

FAB 48

17U INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

QUARTERFINALS

— We R 1 (point guard Trevon Duval) vs. Splash City, 10:20 a.m, Bishop Gorman Court 1. Winner moves on to semifinals at 12:40 p.m. (Court 2). Championship is at 3 p.m. (Court 1)

— Earl Watson Elite (power forwards Miles Norris and Ira Lee) vs. OSA Crusaders, 9:10 a.m., Bishop Gorman Court 1 Winner moves on to semifinals at 12:40 p.m. (Court 1). Championship is at 3 p.m. (Court 1)

BIGFOOT HOOPS VEGAS CLASSIC

17 PLATINUM ELITE

Class of 2018 Howard Pulley point guard Tre Jones has Arizona among his list of favorites (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Class of 2018 Howard Pulley point guard Tre Jones has Arizona among his list of favorites (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

QUARTERFINALS

Oakland Soldiers (point guard Alex Barcello and power forward Taeshon Cherry) vs. Georgia Stars, 9:05 a.m., Spring Valley Court 1. Winner advances to semifinals at 12:20 p.m. (Court 2). Championship is at 2:30 p.m. on Court 1.

Howard Pulley (point guard Tre Jones and shooting guard Gary Trent Jr.) vs. NW Ohio BBall Club, 10:10 a.m., Spring Valley Court 1. Winner advances to semifinals at 12:20 p.m. (Court 1). Championship is at 2:30 p.m. on Court 1.

Seattle Rotary (shooting guard Daejon Davis) vs. Houston Hoops, 10:10 a.m., Spring Valley Court 2. Winner advances to semifinals at 12:20 p.m. (Court 2). Championship is at 2:30 p.m. on Court 1.


TUCSON TEAMS

BIGFOOT HOOPS VEGAS CLASSIC

17U GOLD

QUARTERFINALS

— AZ Power Tucson Red vs. Vipers Academy, 8 a.m., Tarkanian Academy Court 2. Winner advances to semifinals at 11:15 a.m. on Tarkanian Court 2. Championship is at 1:25 p.m. on Tarkanian Court 1.

16U GOLD

— PowerHouse Hoops Tucson Black, 11:15 a.m., vs. Colorado Thunder, Cheyenne High School Court 2. Winner advances to semifinals at 1:25 p.m. on Cheyenne Court 2. Championship is at 3:35 p.m. on Cheyenne Court 1.

15U PLATINUM ELITE

— PowerHouse Hoops Black (Phoenix-based but includes Tucson players such as Salpointe’s Majok Deng) vs. FOH Seattle Blue, 10:10 a.m., Reynolds Boys and Girls Club. Winner advances to semifinals at 1:25 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club. Championship is at 3:35 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club.

15U SILVER

— AZ Power Tucson Red vs. Portland Basketball Club, 11:15 a.m., Valley High School. Winner advances to semifinals at 1:25 p.m. on Valley Court 2. Championship is at 3:35 on Valley Court 1.

14U PLATINUM

— AZ Power Tucson vs. Boise Slam, 8 a.m., Pearson Community Center. Winner advances to semifinals at 12:20 p.m. at Agassi Prep. Championship is at 3:35 at Agassi Prep.


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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