8th annual Vince Murray Memorial Challenge – Saturday, Jan. 21

new+high+school+basketballPresented by Nike Team Florida, this year’s event has the top match-up in the state this January as two nationally-ranked independent schools face off in the first game at Vanguard High School (Ocala).

Tickets will be $5 at the gate. No passes accepted.

6:30 PM – (#1) IMG Academy (Bradenton) vs. (#9) The Rock (Gainesville)

Both Teams have multiple Division I players:

IMG Features the #1 PG in the Country and McDonald’s All-American, Trevon Duval (Kansas, Arizona, Duke, Seton Hall, Baylor, among others) and Isaiah Stokes (signed with the University of Florida)

The Rock will be lead by guard Jamari Wheeler (signed with Duquesne) and Darius Days (Virgina, Va Tech, Illinois, VCU)

8:00 PM – Vanguard vs. Dunnellon
Two county teams face off in an anticipated matchup with some of the top players in the county.

Vanguard – Quez Clayton, 6’2”, Sr. Guard, Devontae Bynes, 6’4”, Sr. Guard, Leonard Manuel, 6’5”, Fr. Wing, Keegan Kash, 6’5”, Jr. Forward

Dunnellon – Elias Perez, 6’0”, Jr. Point Guard, and Maurice Goolsby, 6’6”, So., Forward