Mark your calendars, ‘Nova Nation. 2018 verbal commitment Brandon Slater and Team Takeover will play for the Peach Jam championship on Sunday afternoon after a furious comeback to defeat Bradley Beal Elite 64-63 in the semifinals on Saturday night.
Slater shot 4-7 from the field for 11 points while former target and Maryland verbal Jalen Smith was immense down the stretch in the come-from-behind victory. Takeover was down double-digits with just over 4 minutes remaining before storming back.
Takeover will take on the Oakland Soliders in the championship game. Because the game will be on TV you should get a good look at Slater if you haven’t seen him before. Th other Takeover prospects to keep an eye on for Villanova fans are 2019 PG Anthony Harris (Paul VI), 2020 PG Jeremy Roach (Paul VI) and 2020 C Hunter Dickinson (DeMatha).
2017 Nike Peach Jam Championship Game
Matchup: Team Takeover vs. Oakland Soldiers
Time: 2:00pm ET
Live Stream: WatchESPN