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Big 12 Classic is this Saturday!

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 11/24/19, 9:00PM CST


Our big boys' hoops event is at Champlin Park HS


For more info contact:
Justin Hegna, Owner
Breakdown Sports USA
P.O. Box 10, Clear Lake, MN 55319
Phone: 612-454-1440

The Breakdown’s 2nd annual Big 12 Classic showcases a dozen top boys’ high school basketball teams

The Breakdown welcomes back its newest in-season basketball event, featuring 14 top ranked boys’ basketball programs on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019

CLEAR LAKE, Minn. (Nov. 5, 2019) – BREAKDOWN SPORTS USA is already known for bringing Minnesota high school basketball fans the best in-season events in the state, and our newest event is sure to add to that legacy. The BREAKDOWN is bringing together 14 top boys’ basketball teams for the 2nd annual BIG 12 CLASSIC, a one-day showcase at Champlin Park High School on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. The event consists of seven games at one of the Twin Cities’ finest high school basketball venues.

Our event features 13 teams currently ranked among the top-15 preseason in their respective classes, including the No. 1 teams in Class AAAA (Park Center) and Class AA (Waseca) as well five games between teams currently ranked in the top-15 in Class AAAA — all of which could be a preview of a possible state championship game. Dozens of college basketball prospects as well as preseason Mr. Basketball candidates such as Kerwin Walton of Hopkins, Dain Dainja of Park Center, Edina’s Jacob Hutson, Drake Dobbs of Eden Prairie, Prior Lake’s Dawson Garcia, East Ridge’s Ben Carlson, and Eastview’s Steven Crowl should be on the court.

The full schedule of games is below.

Nov. 30, 2019 at Champlin Park Hall High School

  • 10:00 a.m. — No. 5AAA Marshall vs. Blaine
  • 11:30 a.m. — No. 12AAAA Edina vs. No. 13AAAA Osseo
  • 1:15 p.m. — No. 1AA Waseca vs. No. 2AAA DeLaSalle
  • 2:45 p.m. — No. 6AAAA Hopkins vs. No. 1AAAA Park Center
  • 4:30 p.m. — No. 3AAAA Prior Lake vs. No. 9AAAA East Ridge
  • 6:00 p.m. — No. 5AAAA Cretin-Derham Hall vs. No. 2AAAA Eden Prairie
  • 7:45 p.m. — No. 8AAAA Eastview vs. No. 10AAAA Champlin Park

The BIG 12 CLASSIC is one of the newest of the BREAKDOWN’s special annual basketball events! In late November/early December every year, we're planning to bring the top teams from across the state to a Twin Cities area high school for a day of basketball. There will be varsity games, as well as JV, sophomore and freshman level games.

BREAKDOWN SPORTS and our annual publications are Minnesota's No. 1 resource for players, coaches, fans and sports enthusiasts.  We are 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 notes. 

We’ve covered boys’ and girls’ basketball since 2002, girls’ volleyball and boys’ hockey since 2008, boys’ baseball since 2015, 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.

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PRESS/MEDIA INFORMATION: No press or media credentials will be accepted at the gate. If you are interested in covering the event please contact Justin Hegna at 612-454-1440 or email to receive a media pass. All photography or video taken at the event is for editorial purposes only. No resale of photographs or reproduction of images will be allowed without the written consent of Breakdown Sports Media Inc