WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will host a five-on-five basketball tournament Saturday, Sept. 20, at the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St., and the Student Recreation Center, 323 W. Trish Knight St., to raise funds for the team.
The tournament is for anyone age 16 and over who would like to spend the day playing basketball, according to Grizzly Basketball Head Coach Yancey Walker.
“There are a lot of local, city league-type teams that like to play together whenver they get the chance,” he said. “We are fortunate to be able to provide this opportunity to those who wish to participate.”
The entry fee is $200 per team, and each team is guaranteed three games. The registration deadline is Sept. 16.
For more information about the tournament or an entry form, contact Walker at 417-255-7991 or YanceyWalker@MissouriState.edu. For more information about the Grizzly Basketball team, visit wp.missouristate.edu/grizzly/bb/.