July 12, 2006

Gatens plays well at Nike Camp

A few week ago, Matt Gatens earned his invitation to the prestigious Nike Camp in Indianapolis with his play at an event in St. Louis. This past weekend he got his first taste of one of the premiere events in the country and came away feeling pretty good about his performance.

The 6-foot-5 swingman from Iowa City is already somewhat of a veteran of the AAU circuit already and the stage that the Nike Camp presents did not awe him at all.

Gatens did hook up with a good team in the 3-on-3 competition, which is part of the Nike Camp. His group, which included three other players, including Illinois commit Mike Tisdale, won the camp's 3-on-3 title.

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