Arkansas amateur athletics is all about the community, tradition, school pride, sportsmanship, competition and developing relationships.
The mission of the Arkansas Alumni Classic, Inc. is to showcase our state’s best student athletes, encourage student athletes to pursue higher education, and increase alumni support in the state.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark, October, 2013 Big-time Boys High School Basketball is back in the Rock Thanksgiving weekend. The ingural Arkansas Alumni Basketball Classic will tip off on November 29&30 2013 at Philander Smith College. This year’s Classic theme is “shooting 4 scholarships” and during halftime of each of the 5 games played a $500 scholarship will be given away to a lucky senior.
The Classic will begin on Friday at 5:00p.m. As Maumelle High School takes on Memphis Health and Science, who are coached by former Arkansas Razorback All American Todd Day. In the second game Little Rock eStem will face off against Blytheville High School. On Saturday the action gets started at 3:00 as North Pulaski High School squares off against Little Rock eStem, that game will be followed by Memphis Health and Science and Blytheville. The final game of the night will be Maumelle verse Little Rock Mills.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 the Arkansas Alumni Classic, Inc. will host the inaugural “Arkansas Men and Women College Basketball All-Star Game” at the beautiful Summit Arena in Hot Springs, AR. The women’s college basketball all-star game will begin at 5:00pm followed by the men’s college basketball all-star game at 7:00pm. The All-Star basketball game will be the main event of the Arkansas All-Star Weekend, April 4-5, 2014.
The Arkansas College Basketball All Star Classic game will showcase the top 20 male and female college basketball players in the state. This game will serve as an opportunity for the fans of all Arkansas colleges to come out and salute the players from respective Alumni Mater.