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Indiana Team Wins 8-Ball World Championship

Believe the Hype of Evansville, Ind., defeated Make It Work of Harahan, La., in the finals of the 2016 World 8-Ball Championship.  The victory earned Believe the Hype $25,000 in 1st Place prize money, while Make It Work took home $15,000 as Runners-up.

Believe the Hype ousted Just Making Friends of Miami, Fla., in the semifinals while Make It Work defeated Beat Em With Sticks of Midwest City, Okla.  Just Making Friends and Beat Em With Sticks each received $7,500 in prize money for making to the final day of competition.

Controlled Chaos of Hilliard, Ohio, were presented the Sportsmanship Award in the 8-Ball division.

More than 700 teams competed in this year’s 8-Ball World Championship.