W&L SET TO HOST NCAA YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINIC
Va. -- The tipoff for the W&L men's basketball game against top-ranked
Hampden-Sydney on Sun., Jan. 18 has been moved from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
to accomodate the NCAA Basketball Day Youth Clinic which W&L will
be hosting that day.
Washington and Lee University is among three schools, one
in each NCAA Division, chosen to host the NCAA Basketball Day, a free
clinic for boys and girls in grades 1-8.
The clinic will be conducted by the Washington and Lee men's
and women's basketball coaching staffs on Sun., Jan. 18 from 11:30 am
- 4:00 pm. It will be followed by the W&L men's basketball game against
No. 1-ranked Hampden-Sydney at 5:00 pm.
Approximately 100-150 youths from the Lexington, Buena Vista
and Staunton communities are expected to participate in the clinic which
includes a parent discussion, two skills sessions and a scrimmage. The
NCAA Basketball mascot, J.J. Jumper, will also be on hand for entertainment
at the clinic and game against the Tigers.
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Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450