Exciting high school hoops will take center court at the first Factory Pioneer Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Northwest High School – 5525 W. 34th St. The event will start at noon and feature eight men’s high school basketball teams from four different states in the Midwest, including Indianapolis teams from George Washington, Providence Cristo Rey, Manual and Northwest high schools. Invitations to scout for talent have also been extended to college men’s basketball coaches from NCAA Division I, II and III, as well as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and junior colleges.
All games will be played in Northwest’s gymnasium. Each team will compete in one game, with a team trophy given to the winner. An MVP and Hustle Award will also be given to the top player in each game.
“We pride ourselves in having one of the top showcase exposure events in the Midwest with great college exposure, strong national competition, unbeatable facilities and outstanding community hospitality,” said event organizer Karl Hardister.
Ticket prices are $10.00 at the door. The Factory D1 Indy training facility is a proud sponsor of the event.
The game schedule includes:
12:00 p.m.: Indianapolis Washington vs. Kettering High School (Ohio)
2:00 p.m.: Providence Cristo Rey vs. Gary Comer College Prep (Ill.)
4:00 p.m.: Indianapolis Northwest vs. Dream Academy (Mich.)
6:00 p.m.: Indianapolis Manual vs. Wayne High School (Ohio)
For more information, contact the event ornganizer, Karl Hardister, at 317-657-3341.