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Big 12 Classic

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Tickets for the Big 12 Classic are $10 (adult) and $8 (student/seniors). 

The first-ever Breakdown Big 12 Classic will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Cretin-Derham Hall High School, bringing together 12 of the best programs in the Twin Cities metro area for a collision of superpowers.

The event is expected to run opposite the girls' Tip Off Classic on the first weekend in December each year.

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The Breakdown

WELCOME to BREAKDOWN SPORTS! Our publications are Minnesota's No. 1 resource for players, coaches, fans and sports enthusiasts. But we're also a full-service high school sports company, offering season preview publications, in-season premier events, off-season leagues, great photography and an extensive website with news and blogs. BREAKDOWN SPORTS has covered boys' and girls' basketball since 2001, girls' volleyball and boys' hockey since 2008, boys' baseball since 2014, and girls' softball and girls' hockey since 2018. The goal of the BREAKDOWN is simple: We want to offer players, coaches and fans a complete sports resource and experience that they will never forget.

Breaking News

  • The Breakdown, along with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Basketball Academy, will host the True North Jr. NBA qualifying tournaments — coming to a location near you this spring! For more information, click on the Timberwolves' press release and/or visit the registration site to get your team signed up today!
  • Starting this spring...we're offering a hardcover book option for all our new guidebooks!
  • You may order past Breakdown books in all our sports from our publications page. 


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Publications: Breakdown Sports Media Inc.

Publications: Breakdown Sports Media Inc.

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Events: Breakdown Sports USA Inc.

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Events: Breakdown Sports USA Inc.

Events: Breakdown Sports USA Inc.

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