Knoxville, Tennessee is the site for Thanksgiving basketball featuring some of the best squads in the East Tennessee landscape. While your at it add Siegel to the equation and you'll see why the 2008 HoopFeast Basketball Classic at Knoxville Central High School is a special event.
This event, formerly called the Chop House Classic, brings several of the top squads from the East, including Farragut, Science Hill and Dobyns Bennett.
Games begin tonight with Alcoa taking on Siegel and Knoxville Central taking on Berean Christian. On Tuesday Science Hill battles with Knoxville Central and Dobyns Bennett takes on Farragut.
Things begin to heat up on Friday with four games as follows:
Berean Christian vs. Alcoa 10:30
Claiborne vs. Knox Central 1:30
Siegel vs. Dobyns Bennett 5:00
Farragut vs. Science Hill 8:00
Berean Christian vs. Claiborne 10:30
Science Hill vs. Siegel 1:30
Knox Central vs. Dobyns Bennett 5:00
Alcoa vs. Farragut 8:00
Top Players at the event:
Kerry Hammonds (Siegel)
Levon Tate (Siegel)
Marc Gooch (Siegel)
Taylor Brown (Alcoa)
Linwood Holloway (Knoxville Central)
DeAndre Matthieu (Knoxville Central)
Justin Sylvester (Dobyns Bennett)
Jordan Edwards (Dobyns Bennett)
Ashlon Adams (Dobyns Bennett)
Josh Odom (Science Hill)
Larry Smith (Science Hill)
Sam Watson (Farragut)
Ben Mixer (Farragut)
Jonathan Moore (Farragut)
All games will be webcast on Wazoo Sports (www.wazoosports.com) and your truly will be on the microphone for action on Friday. Please check out the action.