Emoni Bates vs Ty Rodgers! Top Middle Schoolers! Former Teammates Go To Overtime! Midwest Mania Highlights!
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Emoni Bates is considered by many to be the top middle school basketball player in the country.
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This spring 6’7 14 year old Emoni Bates is leading a formidable Bates Fundamentals 14U squad who normally plays 15U at Nike EYBL.
At MADE Hoops #MidwestMania, Bates’ biggest test was Detroit’s The Family led by Ty Rodgers. Also considered one of the top players in 2022, Rodgers is a former Bates teammate.
The 2 stars guarded one another and it took overtime to determine the winner.
Bates went on to win the title, but this was the best game of the weekend!
Check out these raw highlights from Bates Fundamentals 2022 vs The Family at MADE Hoops Midwest Mania near Indianapolis, IN featuring Emoni Bates vs Ty Rodgers, 2 of the top middle school basketball players in the country.
Ballislife will continue following Emoni Bates and Ty Rodgers in their basketball journeys.
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