Top High School Basketball Players in Mid-West Play Today in Grand Rapids
Some of the top, High School basketball players in the Mid-West will be in Grand Rapids today. If you're a basketball fan at all, the Ottawa Hills High School gym will be the place to be because they're hosting the first annual Martin Luther King/Floyd Mayweather Classic today, Saturday, January 19. The games will feature some of the top talent and teams from Michigan and the Chicago area.
Here are the facts: It's the First annual Martin Luther King/Floyd Mayweather Classic
Games today are:
2:15pm Detroit River Rouge vs Rockford
4:00pm Chicago Curie vs Lansing Eastern
5:45pm Lansing Sexton vs Kalamazoo Central
7:30pm Chicago Orr vs Ottawa Hills
WHERE: Ottawa Hills High School
2055 Rosewood Ave SE (off Burton, SE)
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
PLAYERS TO WATCH:
Cliff Alexander (6’10 forward/center) – Chicago Curie; Ranked #4 (5 star) nationally for the class of 2014 by Rivals.com. He has scholarship offers from several schools including Kentucky, Michigan State, Kansas, and Ohio State.
Trevor Manuel (6’9 forward/center) – Lansing Sexton: This top rated sophomore in the state of Michigan has scholarship offers from Michigan State and Providence.
Jalen Hayes (6’7 forward) – Lansing Sexton: Hayes has committed to Oakland University.
Tyquone Greer (6’5 guard) – Chicago Orr: One of the top guards for the class of 2014 and Rivals 4-star prospect. He has scholarship offers from Depaul and Providence.
OTHER NOTABLE PLAYERS:
Aron Stewart, Ottawa Hills; Chad Carlson, Rockford; Brain Morton, Lansing Eastern; Jamal Conger, Kalamazoo Central; and Terrell Crawford, River Rouge
COST: Tickets are $10. The ticket is good for all four games. Ages 5 and under are free.
Should be great fun. Enjoy!