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Chart: Top Minnesota basketball tournaments, and the colleges coming to watch them

  • December 10, 2012 - 11:36 PM

GROWING EXPOSURE

Top boys' and girls' Minnesota basketball tournaments as rated by college coaches:

• Breakdown Tip Off Classic (girls and boys)

• Timberwolves Shootout (Target Center)

• Granite City Holiday Classic (St. Cloud)

• North Tartan Meltdown (girls, Hopkins and Eden Prairie high schools)

• Nike Elite Youth Basketball session 1 at High Performance Academy (Eagan)

• Comets Spring Shootaround (St. Cloud)

• Best Buy Spring Classic (Bloomington Kennedy and Jefferson high schools)

• Dick Sporting Goods Holiday Classic (girls, Hopkins High School)

ROLL CALL

Colleges at this year's Breakdown Tip Off events:

Dec. 1 (girls) and Dec. 8 (boys)

• Kentucky

• Baylor

• North Dakota State

• Illinois State

• Air Force

• Creighton

• DePaul

• Loyola of Chicago

• Iowa State

• University of Denver

• Georgia State

• Northern Illinois

• Drake

• Iowa Central

• South Dakota State

• Presentation

• Rutgers

• Northland

• Wartburg

• Bucknell

• St. Cloud State

• Nebraska Omaha

• Liberty

• St. Olaf

• Viterbo

• North Dakota

• Wisconsin-Green Bay

• Luther

• Concordia

• Valley City State

• Iowa Western

• Carlton

• St. John's

• St. Cloud Tech College

• Northland

• St. Thomas

• Northwestern (MN)

Note: Several schools attended both Breakdown tournaments

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