Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight

Online Staff Report

Eight boys’ varsity basketball teams from three different states will begin their seasons this week at the inaugural 205 Tip-Off Classic. The event begins tonight (Monday, Nov. 24) with Rockford East playing host to Elgin Larkin at 7:30 p.m.

The return of a holiday tournament to the Rockford Public Schools features top out-of-state programs from Indianapolis Pike and Milwaukee Vincent, as well as strong Illinois teams from Larkin, Proviso West and Chicago Julian. Locally, host teams Rockford East (2929 Charles St.) and Rockford Auburn (5110 Auburn St.) will compete, as well as Belvidere. The full schedule is below. Scores will be updated daily at rps205.com. Watch for coverage at statelinesportshub.com and highschoolcube.com.

205 Tip-Off Classic full schedule

Monday, Nov. 24 (at East High School) — 7:30 p.m., Elgin Larkin vs. Rockford East

Tuesday, Nov. 25 (at Auburn High School) — 6:30 p.m., Milwaukee Vincent vs. Belvidere

Tuesday, Nov. 25 (at Auburn High School) — 8 p.m., Proviso West vs. Rockford Auburn

Wednesday, Nov. 26 (at East High School) — 7:30 p.m., Proviso West vs. Rockford East

Friday, Nov. 28 (at East High School) — 1 p.m., Rockford East vs. Chicago Julian

Friday, Nov. 28 (at East High School) — 2:30 p.m., Belvidere vs. Elgin Larkin

Friday, Nov. 28 (at East High School) — 4 p.m., Milwaukee Vincent vs. Proviso West

Friday, Nov. 28 (at East High School) — 5:45 p.m., Indianapolis Pike vs. Rockford East

Friday, Nov. 28 (at Auburn High School) — 7:30 p.m., Chicago Julian vs. Rockford Auburn

Saturday, Nov. 29 (at Auburn High School) — 11 a.m., Proviso West vs. Belvidere

Saturday, Nov. 29 (at Auburn High School) — 12:30 p.m., Chicago Julian vs. Elgin Larkin

Saturday, Nov. 29 (at Auburn High School) — 2 p.m., Rockford Auburn vs. Indianapolis Pike

Saturday, Nov. 29 (at Auburn High School) — 5:30 p.m., Belvidere vs. Chicago Julian

Saturday, Nov. 29 (at Auburn High School) — 7 p.m., Elgin Larkin vs. Rockford Auburn

Posted Nov. 24, 2014

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