The Hardwood Classic returns to Lawrence again this year, and will feature a solid lineup of the area's top summer basketball teams.
The annual event, divided into two sessions, will open with Session I starting Thursday afternoon at Sports Pavilion Lawrence. The four-day event will be held at the eight-court facility, at Rock Chalk Park.
Some of the Midwest top teams will be competing, including Howard Pulley's EYBL team, MoKan, and local powers like YoBo, Team KC, Marcus Denmon Elite and others.
"The field is competitive as always and should another fun event from start to finish," said Chad Rader of 810 Varsity.
The LMH Health Dunk and Three-Point Contest will be held Friday night.