MLK King of the Court tips off Saturday at UTC
By Andy Southard | January 11, 2018 8:43 am
The Second Annual Waffle House MLK King of the Court presented by CABC will be held on Saturday. This event features eight teams with four games.
The event will be held at Maclellan Gym on the campus of UTC. It was created to help grow the excitement and exposure of basketball in the greater Chattanooga area.
The Van Buren County Eagles and Eaglettes will play in the event for the second straight year. The Eaglettes will get the event started at 3 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. CT against Girls Preparatory School. The Eaglettes and GPS have already faced off once this year, with the Eaglettes picking up a 57-52 win.
The Eagles will play in the third game of the event at 6 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. CT against Cleveland High School. Cleveland is 12-2 to start the season and is ranked as the number four team in AAA. Van Buren was also listed in the first AP poll of the season. The Eagles start the first ranking with #1 ranking.
Both teams will look to head into the meat of their district schedule with a win.
Schedule (All times are ET)
3 p.m. GPS vs. VBHS
4:30 p.m. Sale Creek vs. Scottsboro High School
6 p.m. VBHS vs. Cleveland High School
7:30 p.m. Believe Prep vs. Kingston Prep