They’re ready to play: MLK Day games coming back to the Coliseum with Greensboro Day, ORMA, Dudley and others…..

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2010 MLK Day North Carolina Scholastic Classic Schedule
11:30AM Forsyth Country Day vs. Ragsdale
1:00PM Norfolk Christian (VA) vs. Cannon School (Concord, NC)
2:30PM Northwest Guilford vs. Greensboro Day
4:30PM Oak Hill Academy (VA) vs. Dudley
6:00PM Greenfield (Wilson, NC) vs. Oak Ridge Military Academy
7:30PM Glenn vs. Page

THE JOSH HOWARD FOUNDATION PRESENTS 8th ANNUAL MLK DAY N.C. SCHOLASTIC CLASSIC

Special Events Center – JANUARY 18, 2010

See Six Games For Only $10.00! Tickets on Sale Now!

Greensboro, N.C. – The Greensboro Coliseum Complex’s Special Events Center will host the 8th Annual MLK Day North Carolina Scholastic Classic on Monday, January 18, beginning at 11:30 am.

Presented by the Josh Howard Foundation, the event will once again bring top high school and prep teams and the best in amateur hoops to Greensboro for a six-game holiday hoops extravaganza!

Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Greensboro Coliseum box office. All tickets are $10.00 and seating is general
admission.

Want to get an early look at the future collegiate and professional stars of tomorrow? The N.C. Scholastic Classic will feature a host of Division I basketball prospects including; 6-9 center/forward
James McAdoo (Norfolk Christian), the nephew of former North Carolina All-American Bob McAdoo, who has already committed to the Tar Heels, swingman P.J. Hairston of Greensboro’s Dudley High School who has also committed to UNC, Cannon School’s Jarrell Eddie, a Virginia Tech signee and Oak Ridge’s sharp-shooting two guard Jay Canty, an Xavier signee.

The six-game schedule includes Dudley taking on perennial national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy, which was 41-1 last year and is ranked No.3 in ESPN’s preseason rankings. The Warriors are led by a dynamic backcourt featuring point guard Pe’Shon Howard and shooting guard Doron Lamb who is being pursued by Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma.

In its first year (2003), the North Carolina Scholastic Classic brought future NBA superstar LeBron James to the Triad, drawing a crowd of 16,220, a North Carolina state record for a high school basketball game. Other future NBA stars who have appeared in the Classic include Kevin Durant(Oklahoma City Thunder), Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks) and Ty Lawson (Denver Nuggets).

2010 MLK Day North Carolina Scholastic Classic Schedule
11:30AM Forsyth Country Day vs. Ragsdale
1:00PM Norfolk Christian (VA) vs. Cannon School (Concord, NC)
2:30PM Northwest Guilford vs. Greensboro Day
4:30PM Oak Hill Academy (VA) vs. Dudley
6:00PM Greenfield (Wilson, NC) vs. Oak Ridge Military Academy
7:30PM Glenn vs. Page


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