'Hoops for Hope'

Members of the Vol and Lady Vol basketball teams will partner with the Down Syndrome Awareness Group of East Tennessee (DSAG) in the 2nd Annual "Hoops for Hope" basketball tournament Saturday, August 22, 2009 from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. at Farragut High School.

The event, which benefits the DSAG Scholarship Fund, will be a chance for children and adults in the community who have Down syndrome to play basketball in an exciting atmosphere and interact with student-athletes from UT. Some of the Vols and Lady Vols will serve as coaches, while others will put on a referee uniform to call the game.

Proceeds from the event will go to the DSAG Scholarship Fund that assists youth with Down syndrome participate in athletic activities that will enhance their motor skills.

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