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MLK Showcase teams announced

The Martin Luther King Basketball Showcase seems to improve each year and this year’s tournament will be loaded with talented teams. The tournament, which takes place Jan. 18-20, features several teams from New York, Ohio, Canada and a few local teams as well. One major change this season will be no admission charge for any games. The sites and schedule for the tournament will be announced later this year.

Below is a list of teams participating this year.
Boys
New York: Mt. Vernon, Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn), East (Rochester), Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse), Middle Early College (Buffalo)
Ohio: Glenville (Cleveland), John F. Kennedy (Cleveland)
Canada: Phase 1 Academy (Toronto)
District 10: Central Tech, McDowell

Girls
New York: Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn), East (Rochester), Middle Early College (Buffalo)
Ohio: Glenville (Cleveland), John F. Kennedy (Cleveland)
Canada: Phase 1 Academy (Toronto)
District 10: East, Fairview, Franklin, General McLane, McDowell, North East

–Tom Reisenweber

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