Urban ASAK Elite traveled east this weekend for the adidas Uprising Gauntlet and came away with a second place finish after going 4-1 in the competition.
The team took down Team Bradley NW Panthers in the opener, followed by victories against Gateway Basketball Club, LV Knicks and Gym Time Hoops. The 4-0 start earned the group a matchup against fellow Urban team, Urban DFW, in the final.
Despite trailing 13-0 to open the game, ASAK rallied behind Caleb Golden and Brock Cunningham to take a 33-30 halftime lead. Ultimately, the shots just weren’t falling for ASAK, which finished with a team field goal percentage of 26%. Urban DFW pulled away late in the second half to take the win by a score of 82-66
Golden led all scorers with 20 points to go with three rebounds and one assist. Cunningham finished with 11 points and eight rebounds.
Darius McBride also made a nice impact with 13 points and five rebounds.