Hoops season kicks off tonight with 205 Tip-Off Classic

ROCKFORD – Girls basketball began play two weeks ago, but boys basketball starts tonight with the sixth annual 205 Tip-Off Classic.

Games start tonight at Auburn and Jefferson high schools. The Tip-Off Classic drew a strong contingent of Chicago teams along with tournament stalwarts Indianapolis Pike and Hollywood McArthur of Florida.

The McArthur Mustangs actually kick things off at 6 p.m. against North Chicago at Auburn High School. The Knights then take on Pike at 7:30 p.m.

At Jefferson, Elgin Larkin, which has played every year of the Classic, opens its season at 7 p.m. against the host J-Hawks.

For the fifth straight year, every single game and boxscore will be posted at 205tipoffclassic.net.

Posted on 11.25.19