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Aspire Academy to participate in the 2017 Buckeye Elite National Showcase December 8th and 9th

By Aspire Basketball Academy staff, 05/12/17, 1:30PM MST

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1 of the premier pre-christmas high school basketball events in the country

It has been confirmed that Aspire Academy will be participating in the 2017 Buckeye Elite National Showcase December 8th and 9th in Portsmouth, Ohio in one of the premier pre-christmas high school basketball events in the country.

Started in 2014, the Buckeye Elite National Showcase has been able to get some of the most prestigious and talented teams in North America, in addition to some of the top teams in the state to converge on the same court on the same weekend at Portsmouth High School in southern Ohio.

Aspire Academy will play 2 games over the course of the 2-day event, though it has not yet been confirmed who Aspire's opponents will be. The complete list of participating teams for the 2017 event has yet to be announced..

A LOOK BACK TO 2016:

The 2016 Buckeye Elite National Showcase was played on December 10th and 12th, and was comprised of 10 teams, 6 from in-state and 4 from out-of-state playing 12 total games during the 2-day event. 8 of the 10 participating teams played 1 game apiece, with Orangeville Prep and Legacy Charter each playing in 2 games. The complete list of participating teams included:

In-State Teams:

  • Chillicothe
  • Notre Dame
  • Africentric Early College
  • Greenup County  
  • West Portsmouth
  • Raceland

Out-of-State Teams:

  • Mountain Mission (VA)
  • Legacy Charter (SC)
  • Huntington Prep (WV)
  • Orangeville Prep (CAN)

BUCKEYE ELITE NATIONAL SHOWCASE: DECEMBER 10-12 2016 | PORTSMOUTH, OH

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The 2017 Buckeye Elite National Showcase will take part on December 8th and 9th at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, Ohio