Thursday, December 31, 2009

Join Us at The Hardwood Classic, Jan 1st 2010 at HOOPs for UofL/UK Alumni Basketball Game

It's known as one of the biggest rivalries in college basketball, the University of Louisville Cardinals vs. the University of Kentucky Wildcats.  Now former players from both the basketball and football squads will return to the court to benefit children with disabilities.The Hardwood Classic 2010; Cards, Cats, Crusade.

Former U of L and UK standouts along with local celebrities will participate in the Hardwood Classic on Friday, January 1, 2010 at Hoops, 12101 Sycamore Station Place.  Tip-off for the game is 7:00 p.m. General admission tickets are only $10 and reserved tickets are $25. They can be purchased at the following locations: HOOPS, 12101 Sycamore Station Place, 502-81-HOOPS; "Divine Cuts", 1103 Larchmont Avenue, 502-749-9589; and WHAS Television and Crusade for Children offices, 520 West Chestnut Street, 502-582-7711.

This year, the H ardwood Classic is happy to announce that contestants from; "Can You Duet" on CMT's vocal competition will perform at the game.  Holly Jackson and Josh Glauber will sing the National Anthem and you can  log on for additional information on our special guests.

Stay tuned daily to WHAS-11 News and Sports as they announce this year's participants.  You can also log onto and  This event promises to be a night of fun for the entire family can enjoy. 

The Hardwood Classic is made possible because of the financial support and sponsorship by the following company supporters:The Corporate Playbook, WHAS11 Television, HOOPS, WHAS Crusade for Children, VIPP Communications Inc., McDonalds, Kyle and Prime Lounge.  If you w ould like to setup an interview and/or cover the event on January 1st please contact Sherlene Shanklin at 502-295-0435 or by email at

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