G.A.T.A. IV Wins the 2006 Houston National Summer Showcase, July 13-16, 2006


The third time is the charm! After placing second in the past two Houston Hoops tournaments G.A.T.A. IV breaks through and finishes at the top spot. G.A.T.A. placed second in its pool losing to the team that they would eventually play again for the Championship.

G.A.T.A. drops its first pool play game to the Gulf Coast Blue Chips (23-28) but rebounds to beat the Sugarland Effort (40-18) and the Houston Cowboys (43-16) earning them the second seed. Bracket play had G.A.T.A. IV matched up with the Texas Tarheels. G.A.T.A. IV proved to be the better team defeating the Tarheels 39-25. The semi-final game proved to be the game of the tournament for G.A.T.A. IV, playing against the number one seed - Houston’s Total Package. The game was decided in a double overtime slugfest that had G.A.T.A. IV reaching deep to pull out the win (40-36). G.A.T.A. IV then reloaded and set its sights on the Gulf Coast Blue Chips the only team that posted a win against them. G.A.T.A. IV proved that to be the better team that day by defeating the Blue Chips 32-22.