Story republished from the Omaha World Herald, by Stu Pospisil
Millard North already was going to close its regular season next February with games against Bellevue West, Lincoln North Star and Omaha Central.
Now insert the defending Geico national invitational champion IMG Academy from Bradenton, Florida, into that eight-day stretch for the Mustangs, who are considered to have four future Division I players.
“We’re going to try to use all the plusses,” Mustangs coach Tim Cannon said Thursday after the lineup was announced for the Feb. 15 Heartland Hoops Classic in Grand Island. Continue Reading
The 8th annual “Heartland Hoops Classic” will be held on February 14, 2015 at the Heartland Event Center in Grand Island, Neb. Be sure to check back later for a complete schedule of all the games and activities surrounding the event.
For more information on the event or to sponsor next year’s classic contact Event Organizer Tino Martinez via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (308) 398-1154
Thanks to everyone who helped to make this year’s event possible!
Tino Martinez, the organizer and founder of the Heartland Hoops Classic, appeared on KXPN’s Doug and Daddy Show to talk about the upcoming event. Below is a link to the interview.
Tino with Doug and Daddy on KXPN
The 7th annual Heartland Hoops Classic is next Saturday, February 15th, at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island. The first game will tip off at 9am. There are eight games scheduled with the last one starting at 9:15pm. Tickets are on sale now; Adult $16, Student $8 and a few courtside seats are avaialbe for $70. Be sure to get your ticket in advance.
This years feature game is Denver East vs Omaha Central. The top program in Colorado vs the top program in Nebraska. Both teams participate in their state associations’s largest classification. The Denver team is led by two division I recruits, one of which is signed to play basketball for the Creighton Bluejays, Ronnie Harrell. The Eagles are led by Treshawn Thurman who is a division I prospect. Last year the Eagles defeated national power Oak Hill Academy in front of a sellout crowd. We expect this years classic to be equally as exciting. Continue Reading