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8TH ANNUAL LAS VEGAS BIGTIME
The Eighth Annual Las Vegas Big Time AAU tournament will take place in Southern Nevada from July 22-26. The Adidas sponsored event will feature 344 teams from 43 states plus teams from Canada and Mexico. Over 4500 athletes will participate and play 856 games over five days. They will use 26 courts at 13 high schools with Green Valley High School in Henderson, Nevada, acting as head quarters for the event. Over 300 college coaches are expected to attend this NCAA certified tournament.
California has entered the most teams, 82, while Texas is next with a mere 43 teams. Locally New York has entered 10 teams and New Jersey 7 teams. The Jersey teams include: three Tim Thomas Playaz entries, two Gym Rat teams, and a team each from the Newark Rams and Jersey Jaguars.
Last year's open division was won by the Long Island Panthers, coached by Gary Charles. The Panthers will be on hand to defend their title.
For more information and teams the website is www.adidasbigtime.com.