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Tampa All-Star basketball games this weekend

Posted Mar 4, 2013 by Nick Williams

Updated Mar 7, 2013 at 03:15 PM

The county’s annual all-star basketball games are set for this weekend.

The Wilkes & McHugh United Negro College Fund 28th Annual All-Star High School Basketball Classic wil take place Friday at Jefferson High at 6 p.m.

The event, which raises funds for college scholarships for students in Hillsborough County and is presented by the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, features two basketball games - one boys and one girls - with teams composed of hand-picked senior players from the county’s east side and west side schools. There will also be a three-point shootout and a slam-dunk contest.

Then on Saturday, the annual Tampa Bay Basketball Coaches Association East vs. West All-Star game will be held at Tampa Prep at 7 p.m. The boys-only game also features a slam-dunk and three-point shooting contest.

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