Home-schooled basketball team reaches national championship

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Matt Miller attempts a jump shot with Austin Crown defending during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Chad Cook talks with Austin Crown during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Chad Cook (center) explains a drill to players Daominic Brown (from left), Austin Crown and Matt Miller during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Michael Green (from left), Aaron Massenburg and T.J. Massenburg participate in full-court dribbling drills during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Austin Crown attempts a jump shot during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Kyle Brown attempts a jump shot during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Chad Cook talks with Kyle Brown (left) and Michael Green during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Aaron Massenburg and Kyle Brown do push ups after a drill during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Matt Miller attempts a jump shot during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Zach Miller (left) and Austin Crown (center) practice shooting drills during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Chad Cook talks with Matt Miller during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Michael Green (center) and T.J. Massenburg (9) practice shooting drills during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Matt Miller (right) and his teammates practice dribbling during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Dominic Brown attempts a jump shot with Zach Miller defending during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Austin Crown (center) and Kyle Brown practice dribbling during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Austin Crown looks to pass the ball with Matt Miller (11) defending during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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T.J. Massenburg attempts a jump shot during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Dominic Brown (left) and Matt Miller practice shooting drills during the Eagles' practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The Eagles practice at Patriots Park basketball court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The team, which is comprised of 13 home school children in high school, has qualified for the national tournament in Missouri. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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