Price Chopper Basketball Classic at Sprint Center

DSCF3976It’s a great time of year for basketball fans. The holidays have come and gone. Conference play has Price-Chopper-BBClassic-110Wstarted. And, it’s almost time for the Price Chopper Basketball Classic.

Two years ago, Time Warner Cable SportsChannel launched an all-day high school basketball event at Sprint Center on Martin Luther King Day in January. With sixteen teams invited to participate and eight powerhouse match-ups, it is a great day for high school sports in Kansas City.

This year, the Kansas City Sports CommiDSCF4002ssion & Foundation is excited to announce that we are involved in managing the event. The Price Chopper Basketball Classic will tip off at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 19 at Sprint Center. The Classic will feature both boys and girls teams from Kansas and Missouri, staging some of the area’s biggest rivalries. All games will be televised LIVE on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel networks.

The players competing in the Price Chopper Basketball Classic could be the next stars on the collegiate level. Don’t miss your chance to see some great high school basketball. Come join us on Monday, January 19 at Sprint Center. Tickets are available at the Sprint Center box office for only $12. We’ll see you there!

The game schedule is as follows:
9 a.m.        Ruskin vs. Lincoln Prep (girls)
10:30 a.m. Raytown South vs. RaytownDSCF3979
12 p.m.      Central vs. Southwest
1:30 p.m.   Grandview vs. Northwest
3 p.m.        North Kansas City vs. Staley (girls)
4:30 p.m.   Washington vs. Lincoln Prep
6 p.m.       Wyandotte vs. Hogan Prep
7:30 p.m.  Harmon vs. Central


By Molly Fiedler, Marketing Manager