April Live Period kicked off with session 1 of the 2014 Nike EYBL in Sacramento, CA. 40 of the nations top AAU teams began their journey to earn an invitation to the coveted Peach Jam at the end of the summer. New England was well represented with both BABC and Expressions Elite taking part in the event. Session 1 was capped off in a Battle for Boston rematch, in which BABC narrowly defeated Expressions Elite 57-54.
HEA alumni Bruce Brown and Terance Mann starred for BABC throughout the weekend, while leading their squad to an undefeated 4-0 record. Brown averaged 11 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals per game, while shooting an impressive 50% from beyond the arc. Mann averaged 8 points, a team high 7 rebounds, and 3 assists per game, while shooting an efficient 60% from the field.Nike EYBL Session #1 – Results Game #1: BABC 54, Baltimore Elite 43 Game #2: BABC 56, Howard Pulley 45 Game #3: BABC 58, The Family 47 Game #4: BABC 57, Expressions Elite 54