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The Breakdown Sports Tip Off Classics are THE premier
high school basketball events in the state
Dozens of top teams and more than two hundred college prospects hit the courts at our girls’ and boys’ Tip Off Classics on Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, 2014
CLEAR LAKE, Minn. (Nov. 4, 2014) – For the last 11 years, BREAKDOWN SPORTS has brought high school basketball fans across Minnesota the best teams and match-ups at our annual Tip Off Classics. This year, we've brought together more of the top programs that you've come to expect, with 15 great games on each Saturday. Our lineup includes the defending girls' state champions in Class 4A (Eastview) and Class 3A (Park Center) and the defending boys' state champions in Class 4A (Lakeville North) and Class 3A (DeLaSalle).
It’s sure to be an instant classic — and two days no basketball fan will want to miss.
The girls’ Tip Off Classic begins our schedule on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Hopkins High School’s Lindbergh Center. We’re featuring 11 girls’ games and four boys’ games (see schedule below).
The boys’ Tip Off Classic will be held the following Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at Minnetonka High School. We’re featuring 15 boys’ games (see schedule below).
The Tip Off Classics feature more than 200 college prospects, including several who have already committed to D1 programs.
The Tip Off Classic began back in January 2004. The BREAKDOWN staff wanted to showcase teams from across the state and provide unique, competitive match-ups that might not otherwise be seen, including top-rated teams with state tournament aspiration squaring off. The experiment worked out so well that now The BREAKDOWN now hosts the No. 1 single-day classic in Minnesota.
BREAKDOWN SPORTS USA 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're in our 13th year of covering boys’ and girls’ basketball and seventh in girls’ volleyball and boys’ hockey. 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.
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 email@example.com 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 USA, Inc.
|Time||Court||Home Team||Visiting Team|
|11:00 a.m.||Lindbergh||Park Center||Delano|
|2:15 p.m.||Lindbergh||Minnetonka (boys)||Rice Lake, WI (boys)|
|3:45 p.m.||Lindbergh||Apple Valley (boys)||Waukee, IA (boys)|
|5:30 p.m.||Lindbergh||DeLaSalle (boys)||North Scott, IA (boys)|
|8:30 p.m.||Lindbergh||Hopkins (boys)||Iowa City West (boys)|
|10:30 a.m.||East||Elk River||Rochester JM|
|12:00 p.m.||East||Pelican Rapids||Dover-Eyota|
|1:45 p.m.||East||Mankato Loyola||Minneota|
|3:15 p.m.||East||Rogers||White Bear Lake|
|4:45 p.m.||East||Lakeville North||St. Michael-Albertville|
|6:30 p.m.||East||Mt. Iron-Buhl||Blooming Prairie|
|8:00 p.m.||East||Eden Prairie||Champlin Park|
|Time||Court||Home Team||Visiting Team|
|9:30 a.m.||West||Hill-Murray||Minneapolis Patrick Henry|
|12:45 p.m.||West||Lakeville North||Minneapolis North|
|2:15 p.m.||West||Maple Grove||Hopkins|
|3:45 p.m.||West||Eden Prairie||Stillwater|
|5:30 p.m.||West||Cretin-Derham Hall||Champlin Park|
|8:30 p.m.||West||DeLaSalle||Apple Valley|
|10:30 a.m.||East||Farmington||Holy Family Catholic|
|12:00 p.m.||East||Benilde-St. Margaret's||Simley|
|3:15 p.m.||East||Breck||Redwood Valley|
|4:45 p.m.||East||St. Cloud Cathedral||Minnehaha Academy|