The first G365 National Event: Memorial Day Challenge

The 1st G365 National Event: Memorial Day Challenge was a must see youth basketball tournament and an extraordinary event. Over the course of the tournament, more than 130 teams from Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Sacramento, Fresno, and the entire Bay Area displayed exceptional talent on the courts, creating an electric atmosphere. The event showcased the incredible talent of both boys and girls across youth and high school divisions, as they competed for a championship and chance to be in the G365 Rankings. 

  • 360 Basketball came into the G365 Memorial Day Challenge event with one thing on their mind and that was to win a championship. The #6 ranked 11u team was led by MVP Myan Walker who was a scoring machine and averaged 16.4 PPG. They lost one game on the weekend to “The Ball Academy ” but they got their revenge in the Championship game and won by 27 points where MVP Myan Walker dropped 31 points.  The #8 ranked 12U 360 Basketball squad went undefeated this weekend and took home the Gold Championship. Donnell Meekins was the 12U MVP and he averaged 13 PPG alongside him was Rocket Elzein who earned All-Tournament while averaging 10.8 PPG.
  • The #1 ranked 11U Lakeshow Elite tested the waters in the G365 Memorial Day Challenge by playing in the 12U Silver division. They did not disappoint as they ended up winning the 12U Silver division. Jaylen Hampton earned MVP honors and led his team as they won some gritty games down the stretch in the tournament. Lakeshow proved themselves as the #1 team by winning the tournament and showing their poise in these tougher games against older teams.  
  • Payton’s Place was impressive all weekend long as they finished with a 5-0 record and carried a championship home. Terrance Murphy was a problem all weekend as he averaged 13.4 PPG and 9.6 RPG and earned MVP honors. Murphy and his squad came to play this weekend and in doing so it earned them a Top 25 team ranking which is very much deserved to this talented team. 
  • 17U Team Arsenal Elite went 5-0 at the G365 Memorial Day Challenge and earned themselves a championship. This squad was one to watch all weekend. The way they took care of business in these 40 minute games was impressive. This is a team that contains a load of talent and is very much so a national level team led by Jordy McKenzie. McKenzie earned MVP honors this weekend and averaged 18.2 PPG. This squad in particular is no joke and is definitely one to keep an eye on. 
  • The Briggs sisters had an exceptional weekend as they led their Hoop Skills Academy team to 5-0 record and secured a championship. Krystal Briggs earned herself MVP as she averaged 12 PPG and 6 RPG and her sister Karisma earned All-Tournament averaging 10.4 PPG, 5.4 RPG, and 3.2 APG. The Briggs sisters’ performances on the court showed their talent and ability to lead their team to impressive wins and it was fun to watch at the G365 Memorial Day Challenge.