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

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

WHAT:

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

Named after legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, the tournament will feature top girls and boys high school basketball teams from across the country. 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 college basketball and professional basketball leagues. Teams from coast to coast will be represented in the tournament, and will be separated into four divisions for tournament play.

For more information about the Tarkanian Classic, visit www.tarkanianclassic.com

WHEN:

Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20

The tournament schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 19
11 a.m. – Girl’s Quarterfinals – Diamond Game 8
12:30 p.m. – Girls Quarterfinals – Ruby Game 10
2 p.m. – Girl’s Quarterfinals – Ruby Game 12
3:30 p.m. – Girl’s Quarterfinals – Diamond Game 10
5 p.m. – Girl’s Quarterfinals – Diamond Game 12
6:30 p.m. – Girl’s Quarterfinals – Diamond Game 14
8 p.m. – Girls Quarterfinal’s – Diamond Game 16

Friday, December 20
10 a.m. – The Eastbay Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #1
11:30 p.m. – The Eastbay Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #2
1 p.m. – The Orleans Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #1
2:30 p.m. – The Orleans Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #2
4 p.m. – The Platinum Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #1
5:30 p.m. – The Platinum Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #2
7 p.m. – The Eight Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #2
8:30 p.m. – The Eight Bracket – Boy’s Semifinals #2

WHERE:

Orleans Arena
4500 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89103

ADMISSION:

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 on the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office. Student (ages 6+) and senior (ages 65+) tickets are $10. Children under 5 years old are free.

Tarkanian Classic Brings High School Hoops to Orleans Arena Dec. 20


Tarkanian Classic Brings High School Hoops to Orleans Arena Dec. 20

WHAT:

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 Wednesday, Dec. 20.Named after legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, the tournament will feature top boys and girls high school basketball teams from across the country. 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 the NBA. Teams from coast to coast will be represented in the tournament, and will be separated into four divisions for tournament play.

WHEN:        

Wednesday, Dec. 20
Tournament games begin at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:          

Orleans Arena
4500 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Regular tickets are $15 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 $7 and can only be purchased at the Orleans Arena Box Office.