Team Po Po traveled to St. Louis, MO to participate in the 2013 USJN Gateway Challenge. This was a new event for Team Po Po to participate in. It provided the players with an opportunity to play in front of DII, DIII, NAIA, Junior College coaches and scouts.
Although the team went 1-3 playing up in the 17U bracket, several players did take advantage of playing in the event. Deja Faulkner was named to the All Star team. She averaged 12 points and 9 rebounds with a game high of 20 points in the team’s finale.
Jasmine Suggs averaged 14 points in 3 games before heading back to Memphis a day early for a school related activity. Chrishona Reddix had a team high of 16 points in the team victory.