RELEASE: The fifth annual FORUM Tip-Off Classic is once again set to be the premier regular season high school event in the state of Indiana. One again Southport Fieldhouse will host the event. We are excited to have finalized the six game field for this year’s event, and the schedule is as follows.
December 9, 2017
12:00 – Southport v Castle
1:40 – Lawrence North v Culver Academies
3:20 – Center Grove v Hamilton Southeastern
5:00 – Indianapolis Tindley v McCutcheon
6:40 – South Bend Riley v Pickerington North
8:30 – Fort Wayne Northside v New Albany
In game three the top two post players in the state will do battle as Trayce Jackson-Davis leads Center Grove into a matchup with Mabor Majak and Hamilton Southeastern.
When it comes to exciting guard play, it doesn’t get much better than Eric Hunter and Hunter White of Tindley taking on Robert Phinisee and McCutcheon. Hunter and Phinisee are considered two of the best guards in the entire country.
Fans will get a treat in the fifth game of the day as two future Indiana Hoosiers will matchup. Damezi Anderson leads South Bend Riley back to the FORUM Tip-Off Classic where they will face off with out of state visitor Pickerington North which is led by top 50 national prospect Jerome Hunter. Both Anderson and Hunter have already committed to playing their college basketball in Bloomington.
The nightcap features the two highest ranked players in the state. Mr. Basketball favorite and potential state all-time leading scorer Romeo Langford of New Albany will take on Keion Brooks and defending state runner up Ft. Wayne Northside.
Tickets will be available at the door on game day, and at participating schools in advance of
game day. Tickets are 10 dollars for general admission and 5 dollars for students.