Tarkanian Classic Brings Top High School Basketball Teams to Orleans Arena Dec. 19-20


The Tarkanian Classic basketball tournament returns to the Orleans Arena, bringing some of the country’s most talented high school basketball players to take the court on December 19-20.

Named after legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, the tournament will feature top boys and girls high school basketball teams from across the nation. Since its inception, the Tarkanian Classic has become one of the most popular prep tournaments in the nation, featuring high school players who have gone on to enjoy major success in both the NCAA and NBA. Teams from coast to coast will be represented in the tournament, and will be separated into four divisions for tournament play.

Wednesday, December 19 and Thursday, December 20

Tournament schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, December 19
11 a.m. – Little Rock Hall, AR vs. Orange Lutheran, CA
12:30 p.m. – Liberty, NV vs. Mayfair, CA
2 p.m. – Grandview, CO vs. Coronado, NV
3:30 p.m. – Bishop Gorman, NV vs. Lone Peak, UT
5 p.m. – Rancho Christian, CA vs. Constitution, PA
6:30 p.m. – Federal Way, WA vs. Bishop O’ Dowd, CA
8 p.m. – Dillard, FL vs. Chino Hills, CA

Thursday, December 20
11 a.m. – Winner Diamond 1 vs. Winner Diamond 2 (Girls)
12:30 p.m. – Winner Diamond 3 vs. Winner Diamond 4 (Girls)
2 p.m. – Winner Diamond 5 vs. Winner Diamond 6 (Girls)
3:30 p.m. – Northeast, FL vs. Sheldon, CA (Boys)
5 p.m. – Whitney Young, IL vs. Buckeye, AZ (Boys)
6:30 p.m. – Whitney Young, IL vs. Rodriguez, CA (Girls)
8 p.m. – Sierra Canyon, CA vs. Redemption Christian, NY (Girls)


Orleans Arena
4500 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Adult tickets are $15 each day plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.OrleansArena.com, in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office. Student (ages 6-17) and senior (ages 65+) tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Orleans Arena Box Office. Four-pack ticket packages are also available for $25 plus tax and fees.
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Tarkanian Classic Brings Top High School Basketball Teams to Orleans Arena Dec. 19-20
Tarkanian Classic Brings Top High School Basketball Teams to Orleans Arena Dec. 19-20