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Kentucky Derby Festival Announces Basketball Classic Roster
March 1, 2012By Betty Coffman of VYPE MAGAZINE - Greater Louisville
The Kentucky Derby Festival has announced the rosters for the Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by papajohns.com. The all-star game is scheduled for Friday, April 6th at Freedom Hall.
The night before the all-star game, Thursday, April 5th, the players will participate in the Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars at New Albany High School. The evening features 2-on-2 and 3-point shooting competitions, as well as the always-popular slam dunk contest. There will be an autograph-signing session following the event. Adminission to the Horseshoe Foundation Night of Future Stars is free with a ticket to the Basketball Classic.
Watch for profiles of select the players in the March issue of VYPE.
Coach Ryan Hurd - Notre Dame Prep (MA)
Coach Jason Polykoff - Friends Central (PA)
The Derby Festival Basketball Classic is presented by papajohns.com. The Contributing Sponsors are Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County, Norton Sports Health, Reebok, 99.7 WDJX and B96.5 FM. Supporting partners are Kentucky National Guard, The Rock and SLAM Magazine.
Tickets are $11 and $16 and are now available through ticketmaster.com, by phone 800-745-3000 or the Freedom Hall box office 502-367-5144.