Heartland Hoops Classic features battle between two nationally ranked teams

Grand Island, NE – The lineup has been announced for the 11th Annual Heartland Hoops Classic, which will take place February 10, 2018. The event includes eight exciting high school basketball match-ups – and for the first time ever, the headliner game will feature two nationally-ranked teams, Oak Hill Academy and Sunrise Christian Academy, both alumni of the Classic. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. and includes the following eight games:

9:00 a.m. South Loup vs Yutan
10:45 a.m. Hastings STC vs O'Neill
12:30 p.m. Omaha South vs York
2:15 p.m. Gretna vs Ponca
4:00 p.m. GICC VS Winnebago
5:45 p.m. Omaha Skutt vs Aurora
7:30 p.m. Oak Hill Academy vs Sunrise Christian Academy
9:15 p.m. Platteview vs Crete

Tickets are on sale now, and are available at the Heartland Events Center box office and Ticketmaster.com. General admission tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for students, and are good for all eight games. A limited number of courtside seats are available for $75 each.

Media passes will be issued for this event, but NSAA passes will not be accepted. News and sports department personnel who wish to receive media credentials should contact Erin Martinez at 308-379-0283 or emartinez311@gmail.com.

This event is proudly sponsored by Tom Dinsdale Automotive, West Faidley Medical Center and Pro Team Design & the GI Sports Council.

Media inquiries should be directed to Tino Martinez at 308-380-2735.