By MARCUS HELTON & ERIK LARSON
BOWIE – The Team Takeover-sponsored “The Takeover” NCAA certified event attracted plenty of talent and several high-profile college coaches to Bowie City Gym and Bowie High School this past weekend.
Among the head coaches in attendance were Georgetown’s John Thompson, Indiana’s Tom Crean, Villanova’s Jay Wright, Ohios State’s Thad Matta, North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried, George Washington’s Mike Lonergan, Loyola’s Jimmy Patsos and William & Mary’s Tony Shaver. Several other schools were represented, including North Carolina, Virginia, Clemson, Miami, Temple, Mount St. Mary’s Fairfield, Kennesaw State, South Florida, Delaware, Radford, Robert Morris, Howard, Navy and Manhattan, among others.
Among the teams taking part were Team Takeover, Mid-Atlantic Select, Team United, Team Melo, Under Armour Baltimore’s Finest, Baltimore Supreme, Metroball DC, Future Players, North Carolina Xpress United, We R 1, Pryme Tyme, Gym Ratz, Squash All Beefs and Virginia Phenoms.