Thursday, January 20, 2011

Wolverine Winter Classic Preview

The Wolverine Winter Classic is only a week away, and the Wolverines are getting ready. The schedule has been announced and is listed below.

Friday 1/28:

6:00 P.M. - MCI vs. Notre Dame Prep

8:00 P.M. - BA vs. St. Thomas More

Saturday 1/29:

12:00 P.M. - Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

2:00 P.M. - Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

This tournament promises some great competition. Notre Dame Prep has a roster loaded with college commits. Khem Birch was named the #9 prospect in 2011 by ESPN and has committed to Pittsburgh. Ricardo Ledo is the #13 prospect for 2012 according to ESPN and after transferring from South Kent, has committed to Providence. ND Prep also has Angel Nunez who has committed to Louisville and Todd Mayo, who is a highly regarded prospect for 2012 and the brother of OJ Mayo, an NBA player.

St. Thomas More is also bringing the competition. With a current record of 14-2, they will be looking to dominate. Some of their star players include Andre Drummond, who is the #1 prospect for 2012 by ESPN. Check out this link to see a highlight video of Drummond. Their roster also contains Indiana Faithful who is a former Cheverus player whose team was previous Maine State Champions.

Maine Central Institute is bringing several ranked prospects to the tournament. With a loss to BA early in the season, MCI will surely come out ready to play.

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