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Derby Classic Coming


A note from our friends at the Derby Classic:

Tickets are available for this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by and Verizon Wireless, but they won’t last forever. This game attains legendary status in the region because it attracts the best prep basketball players in the country. 13,000 fans turn out each year hoping to get a glimpse of the next Dominique Wilkins, Moses Malone or Isiah Thomas, all former Classic players. Among this year’s up-and-comers are Stacey Poole Jr., a UK signee, and U of L-bound Russ Smith. The Saturday game is just one part of the event, which also includes the Night of Future Stars. Held annually the Friday before the Classic, the event features Slam Dunk, 2-on-2 and 3-point shootout contests, as well as an autograph session. Admission is free with a ticket to the Classic. With all this to offer it’s no wonder the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic is widely seen as one of college basketball’s premier events. So get your tickets now and check the Kentucky Derby Festival web site ( for the announcement of the final rosters later this month! The Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball classic is presented by and Verizon Wireless, contributing sponsors adidas and Basketball Academy, 99.7 WDJX, B96.5 and SLAM Magazine

Article written by Matt Jones