19th Annual MLK Basketball Classic schedule is set

December 15, 2022 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365

(Andy Morales/AZPreps365)

The schedule for the 19th Annual MLK Basketball Classic is set for January with eight games taking place at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus. An elementary school exhibition game will start things off at 8 a.m.

The Tucson version of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Classic is the longest continually running event in Arizona. This season, the MLK Classic will be held on Monday, Jan. 17 beginning at 9 a.m.


Monday, January 16 at McKale Memorial Center

G: Amphitheater vs. Sahuarita, 9 a.m.

B: St. Augustine vs. Gregory School, 10:30 a.m.

G: Mountain View Marana vs. Ironwood Ridge, noon.

B: Thatcher vs. Sabino, 1:30 p.m.

G: Rincon/UHS vs. Sunnyside, 3 p.m.

B: Marana vs. Tucson, 4:30 p.m.

G: Salpointe vs. Sahuaro, 6 p.m.

B: Catalina Foothills vs. Cholla, 7:30 p.m.


NOTE: I am part of the MLK Classic Committee along with Joe Paddock of the AIA.