CourtKings host North Minneapolis in Sunday showdown

Fresh off their thrilling 121-119 win over the defending Midwest Basketball League champions T.C. Elite last Saturday in Minneapolis, the Cedar Valley CourtKings (6-1) return home for their final home game of May this Sunday at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex in Waterloo.

Taking to the court this weekend to challenge the CourtKings are the North Minneapolis Eagles (0-7), a team that, despite its record, has shown they can compete with the best of the best in the MBL West. In their second game of the season against the Minnesota Lakers, the Eagles fell one point shy of victory after the Lakers shot the game-winning free throws to close out the game. North Minneapolis also came four points shy of defeating the Green Bay Area Titans, falling 109-106 on April 20 in Wisconsin.

With the win at T.C. Elite last Saturday, the CourtKings are currently riding the longest active win streak in the division, having claimed victory in their last five games after dropping their first game on the road to the Eagan Bulldogs in the second week of the season.

A season-high seven CourtKing players ended Saturday’s game with double-digit scoring figures, led by Emeche Wells with 25 points. Brady Burford finished with a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds, as did Anthony James with 11 points and 11 assists. Jaree Crawford also scored 17 points, while David Stanley notched 15, Aundre Hicks with 14 and Queshawn Roby with 10 points.

Doors to the Cedar Valley SportsPlex will open at 6:30PM for the 7:30PM tip-off. Tickets are available for purchase at the door upon entry or online at Fans can experience our new courtside seating for $20 for a single game or all eight home games for $99. Adults single game tickets cost $10, while season tickets run for $59. Youth and college students can purchase single game tickets for $5, season tickets for $30, or youth/college student courtside seating for $15.

Fans can also catch the online radio call of Sunday’s game with the voice of the CourtKings John Leo on the Cedar Valley Sports Network by clicking to listen.

Be sure to follow the CourtKings on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @CVCourtKings for updates and news.

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