Chicago United Hoops Classic Tips Off Tomorrow 

The South Side vs. West Side high school basketball showcase features some of the most elite high school players in the state.

May 03, 2013

Chicago United Hoops Classic (CUHC), the annual South Side vs. West Side All-Star high school basketball game, will be played at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday May 4, at the University of Chicago’s Gerald Ratner Athletic Center, 5530 South Ellis.  The Chicago United Hoops Classic is a South Side vs. West Side high school basketball showcase featuring some of the most elite high school players in the state.

 

The South Side team will be led by Coach Robert Smith from Simeon High School and Coach Nick Irvin from Morgan Park High, who both have won state championships. The West Side team will be led by Coach William "Wolf" Nelson of Farragut Career Academy and Coach Henry Cotton of Marshall High School.

 

The CUHC’s 3rd Annual Game will also be honoring Tony McCoy of the Jordan Summer League and Sonny Parker, fomer NBA star and father of Illinois Player of the Year Jabari Parker, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Special guests include Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Tim Hardaway, Linae Harper (Whitney Young) Scoop Jackson (ESPN), and many more. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the box office or online at chihoopsclassic.eventbrite.com

 

Complete team rosters are as follows:

 

SOUTH SIDE:

Russell Woods-P

Simeon

Kendall Pollard-P

Simeon

Jaylon Tate-P

Simeon

Mark Weems-P

Seaton

Alex Anthony Foster-P

Seaton

Moshawn Thomas-P

Hyde Park

Philip Lee-P

Hyde Park

Johnny Griffin-P

Bloom

Marvie Keith-P

Crete-Monee

Laquon Treadwell-P

Crete-Monee

Alvin Ellis-P

De LaSalle

Billy Garrett

Morgan Park

Kyle Davis

Morgan Park

Jovan Mooring-P

Hillcrest

WEST SIDE:

Ben Moore-P

Bolingbrook

Elliot Cole-P

Power House

Ricky Battles-P

Westinghouse

Miki Labaya-P

River-Brookfield

Jabril Adekoya-P

Andrew

Jamal Mcdowell

Orr

Demarcus Richardson

Curie

Chris Craig-P

Marshall

Sterling Brown

Proviso East

Langdon Neal-P

Francis Parker

William Heard-P

Douglas Academy

Steven Cook-P

New Trier

Alex Gufstufson-P

Oak Park-River Forest

Andrew Zelis-P

Wheaton North