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Penny Hardaway Hoopfest
Published on Mon, Jan 28, 2013 (12:40 p.m.)January 24, 2013
Former NBA Superstar Penny Hardaway and Haddock Sports are excited to bring the “Penny Hardaway Las Vegas National Hoopfest” to town, February 2nd, 2013.
With outstanding high school programs like Oak Hill Academy (VA), White Station (TN), Ribet Academy (CA), Simeon (IL) and Findlay Prep (NV) all in town to face off against our local teams, the attention of the sports world will be focused on Las Vegas. Local teams include, Coronado, Desert Pines, Foothill, Las Vegas, Clark and Palo Verde.
Hoopfest is not just about basketball, as proceeds from sponsorships and ticket sales go directly to the Penny Hardaway Fast Break Foundation to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
The national spotlight will be shining bright on Las Vegas basketball, as our home-teams get ready to “Face the Nation”! All games will be played at Coronado High School.
Game Schedule: February 2, 2013
12:30 Las Vegas vs. Clark
2:00p Palo Verde vs. Ribet Academy (CA)
3:30p Foothill vs. White Station (TN)
5:00p Impact Academy vs. Oak Hill (VA)
6:30p Coronado vs. Simeon (IL)
8:00p Desert Pines vs. Findlay Prep (NV)
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