Behind the scenes with Emoni Bates and Ypsi Prep Academy as national TV casts spotlight

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Posted at 5:11 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 17:12:11-05

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Emoni Bates and Ypsi Prep Academy are stepping onto the national TV stage. The reigning National Gatorade Player of the Year is hungry to play his first game since March.

Only on WXYZ-TV Channel 7: check out Brad Galli's look behind the scenes with Ypsi Prep

Bates' father, Elgin Bates, announced the formation of Ypsi Prep earlier this year.

Ypsi Prep will face Team Sizzle of Minnesota Thursday night at Concordia University in Ann Arbor. The game will air on ESPN2 at 8:30 p.m. and can also be streamed through the ESPN App.