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MLK “Stop the Violence” Basketball Classic starts 01/18 at Miami Central

Florida’s Top High School Basketball Players Compete for Prestige and Bragging Rights

South Florida high school basketball enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Stop the Violence” Basketball Classic, January 18-19, 2013. This year’s event will be held at Miami Central High School, 1781 NW 95th Street, Miami, FL 33147.

Some of the nation’s best high school basketball players will be playing and a most valuable player will be chosen after each game. Not only are bragging rights at stake but also college scholarships. Tickets are $10 for each session or $25 for an all-day pass.

Former players of the MLK Classic includes Keyon Dooling, James Jones, Udonis Haslem, Raja Bell, Kwame Brown, Steve Blake and scores of collegiate stars such as the University of Florida’s Kenny Boynton.

Schedule of Games:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18: Session One

4:00PM – Miami Northwestern vs. Archbishop Carroll

5:45PM - Tampa Berkeley Prep vs. Ransom Everglades

7:30PM - Palm Beach Dwyer vs. Booker T. Washington

9:15PM – Miami Central vs. American Heritage


9:00AM - American vs. Doral Academy

10:45AM - Coral Reef vs. Jupiter

12:15PM - Tampa Berkeley Prep vs. Gulliver Prep

1:45PM - Grandview Prep vs. Jackson

3:30PM - St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Columbus

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19: Session Three

5:20PM Hialeah Gardens vs. Dillard

6:50PM - Miami High vs. Palm Beach Lakes

8:20PM - American Heritage vs. Sagemont

10:00PM - Miami Norland vs. Coral Springs Christian


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