New York Gauchos Host Weekend Basketball Classic
(From our friends at the New York Gauchos)
The New York Gauchos, an educational and recreational basketball program based in the Bronx will host the Roundball Classic Live, Thursday, July 8 – Friday July 9th with special showcase games on Saturday, July 10, 2010.
This is a special production of the Gauchos 23rd Annual Roundball Classic, with this being its first NCAA sanctioned event. Coaches from Villanova, Marquette, Xavier, UCONN, University of Miami, Boston College, Providence, Arizona, and St. John’s among many others will have the opportunity to see exceptional talent during these three days of elite boy’s basketball.
The tournament is open to boy’s basketball teams in the 15 Under, 16 Under and 17 Under age categories.
Teams such as BC Eagles, Connecticut Elite, Long Island Lightening, New Heights, New York Gauchos, Metro Hawks and many more will compete for the Roundball Title.
The tournament will be played at two venues in the Bronx: Gauchos Gymnasium, 478 Gerard Avenue Bronx, and Tech Academy, 2975 Tibbets Road, Bronx.
MSG VARSITY will cover both the 16 Under and 17 Under Championship games commencing at 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm respectively on Friday July 9th, 2010 at the Gauchos Gym.
Admission is $5 daily for the general public and the Tournament Media Guide will be available for purchase as well..
Notable alumni who have played in the Roundball Classic are Ron Artest, Jamal Mashburn, Ben Gordon, Bob Hurley, Jr., Stephon Marbury, Kenny Anderson, Kemba Walker, Darryl “Truck” Bryant, and Kyrie Irving.