AAU play gels teammates
Published 02/28/2012, INFORUM
CANDO, N.D. – Basketball can be a humbling experience for Daniel Grande and Jake Hagler. The two are dominant players on the North Star team that brings an undefeated record to the North Dakota Class B boys high school basketball tournament, which begins Thursday at the Alerus Center. in Grand Forks. Both were starters on last season’s undefeated state championship team. But the juniors also play together on Dakota Pride, an AAU amateur basketball team that competes in tournaments in the Midwest in the spring and summer. They’re dominant players on the high school level; not so in AAU ball.Word count: 666
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