Posted On: 05/14/19 11:30 AM

From time to time, we hear folks say that AAU basketball is “not as good” because “nobody plays any defense.” And while we can’t speak to the validity of that assertion in other states, you can go forth confidently that it most definitely is NOT true in Minnesota.

There were a number of fantastic defensive performances at the Minnesota AAU State Tournament. Here are six of the best defenders that we saw over the weekend:

Shantell Harden – 2023 – Minnesota Suns Bluestar (Burnsville) – As was the case for many 2023’s heading into the weekend, we were relatively unfamiliar with Harden prior to the State Tournament. We caught her first game when the Suns battled aga

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