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Bob Dandridge MLK Classic Set for Jan. 17 at Norfolk Scope
Bob Dandridge MLK Classic Set for Jan. 17 at Norfolk Scope
Inaugural Event Will Feature Top Area Girls, Boys Basketball Teams

NORFOLK, Va. – The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is excited to announce the inaugural Bob Dandridge MLK Holiday Basketball Classic Presented by Truist, a one-day high school basketball showcase which will take place on Jan. 17, 2022 at the Norfolk Scope Arena.

Named in honor of the former Norfolk State and NBA star who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September, the classic will feature an action-packed day of six exciting basketball games featuring top Hampton Roads high school teams. The event will take place on Martin Luther King Day in January.

The tentative schedule is slated to begin at 10 a.m. on Jan. 17 with five more games following in succession. Teams that will be featured in the event include boys teams from Kecoughtan, Maury, Lake Taylor, Oscar Smith, Green Run, Menchville, Woodside, King’s Fork, Western Branch and Cape Henry and girls teams from Monacan and Norview high schools. The event matchups will be as follows;

10 a.m. - Norview/ Monacan (Girls)
11:45 a.m. - Lake Taylor / Woodside (Boys)
1:30 p.m. - Western Branch / Menchville (Boys)
3:15 p.m. - Kecoughtan / Green Run (Boys)
5 p.m. - Maury / Oscar Smith (Boys)
6:45 p.m. - King's Fork / Cape Henry (Boys)

Ticket prices: One price $10 ticket for all attendees.

For more information, contact Claudell Clark, HRSC Executive Director, at cclark@hrchamber.com or (757) 676-3082.

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