It's Vegas time baaaaby

Three shoe company-sponsored basketball tournaments involving over 20 teams from all over the state tip off Friday, July 22nd in Las Vegas. Throw them all together and you have the Big Time Super Sixty-Four Main Event. And this year, there's live television coverage.

Seattle's Friends of Hoop will be defending their 2004 championship at the 2005 Nike Main Event. The champions of the 17U boys division (the event's senior-most division) will play the winner of the adidas Super Sixty-Four on national television on Tuesday, July 26th at 5:00pm PST on the "Best Damn Sports Show Live" in the Las Vegas Prep Showcase.

Prior to the Las Vegas Prep Basketball Showcase championship, the adidas Super Sixty-Four championship will tip off at 10:30 a.m. (PST). The championship of the Nike Main Event will be held at 12:30 p.m. (PST). Both of these games will be broadcast live on Fox College Sports.

FOH is in Pool A and will be facing the DC Blue Devils (District of Columbia), Portland Elite Legends and Athletes First (Oklahoma) in pool play. Also in the Nike Main Event is the South Sound Tarheels Blue. They will meet I-Can All Stars (California), Arizona Saints and Portland 3 Point in pool play.

The South Sound Tarheels White meets Louisiana Future, MPSLO (California) and the Tucson Lancers (Arizona) in pool play.

FOH-2 gets Houston Gold (Texas), BCA 2 (California) and Red Knights (Minnesota) in their pool.

Click here for the Main Event's schedule for all divisions.

Over at the adidas Super Sixty-Four Seattle Rotary Select I draws Houston Select I , Baltimore Select and Utah Pump N Run Red in pool play in the tournament's top division..

Click here for the adidas Super Sixty-Four schedule.

At the Reebok Big Time Whatcom Hoops, Eastern Wash. Elite Red, Emerald City Pioneers, Ballard Blaze, Eastern Wash. Elite Blue, Eastern Wash. Elite White, Team Saxon, Total Package Red, Shadle Park, Total Package Blue, West Side Hoops, The City, And 1 True Players and North Central Washington will be representing.

Click here for the Reebok Big Time schedule.

Remember, when in Vegas a buffet-a-day keeps the hungries away. And as always, what happens in Vegas…stays in Vegas.


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