GREENSBORO, NC – The 13th Annual MLK Day North Carolina Scholastic Classic will be held at UNCG’s Fleming Gymnasium on Monday, January 19 beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Want to get an early look at the future collegiate and professional stars of tomorrow? The N.C. Scholastic Classic will once again bring the best in prep hoops action to Greensboro for a three-game holiday hoops extravaganza. The triple-header is highlighted by local powerhouse Dudley taking on Fayetteville’s Trinity Christian which is led by point guard Dennis Smith, Jr., the dynamic phenom who is the overall No. 5 ranked player in ESPN’s list of the Top 60 high school players in the nation.
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 that have appeared in the Classic over the past 11 years include Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Josh Smith (Houston Rockets), Brandon Jennings (Detroit Pistons) and Ty Lawson (Denver Nuggets).
2015 MLK Day North Carolina Scholastic Classic Schedule
11:30 am Forsyth Country Day School vs. Greenfield
1:00 pm Page vs. High Point Christian
2:30 pm Dudley vs. Trinity Christian