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Favors backs up lofty player ranking with standout performance

Originally Published: May 29, 2008
By Bob Gibbons | Scouts Inc.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The 15th Annual Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions was again one of the nation's most competitive events; two of the truly elite summer teams battled it out in the championship game of the 17-Under National Tournament. The powerful Atlanta Celtics defeated highly-regarded Team Breakdown (Fla.) 72-62 to capture the title behind a dominating performance from the tournament MVP and nation's No. 1 rising senior, 6-foot-9 PF Derrick Favors (South Atlanta/Ga.).

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