MLK Basketball Classic Schedule set for McKale Center

January 1, 2020 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365

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St. Augustine vs. Desert Christian (B), 11 a.m.

St. Augustine’s Thomas Reyna is a high-scoring junior.


Amphitheater vs. Catalina (G), 12:30 p.m.

Amphi’s Mat'tanaya Vital is one of the top sophomores in the state.


Cienega vs. Casteel (B), 2 p.m.

The Bobcats are one of the top 5A teams in the state.


Palo Verde vs. Rio Rico (G), 3:30 p.m.

Kiana Ortiz for Palo Verde and Luisayde Chavez for Rio Rico. Big game.


Salpointe vs. Tucson (B), 5 p.m.

The Lancers beat Tucson 73-35 at the Tip Off Classic in November.


Sahuaro vs. Sabino (G), 6:30 p.m.

The marquee game on the girl’s side features a ton of talent from a team favored to challenge for the 3A state title and a team favored in the 4A state race.


Nogales vs. Cholla (B), 8 p.m.

A classic 5A battle to finish the night off.