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THE DEFENDING USSSA DIVISION II NATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPION NORFOLK KNIGHTS
The 2008 Norfolk Knights have rebounded from a slow start to win 11 of their last 15 games. Since going to a more guard oriented lineup, they have managed to win 8 of the last 11 by an average margin of over 18ppg.
The Norfolk Knights are Norfolk's winningest basketball program and the only local program to have won a national championship featuring players solely from the Hampton Roads area. After finishing the 2006 season ranked #1 in the nation despite a semi-final finish at the national championships and after finally clinching the national title in 2007, the Knights have put Norfolk basketball on the national stage. The Knights feature some of Norfolk's top basketball talent participating in the country's most competitive basketball leagues. The club was formed to provide basketball competition and skills development for Norfolk, VA youth while fostering leadership and educational advancement opportunities for it's members. 16 former Knights players have gone on to play basketball at the college ranks including 5 at the Division I level.