MYRTLE BEACH SC – The Wingate University Bulldogs are set to faceoff with Lander December 18th at 5:00 PM in the first of two games in the Carolinas College Challenge in Myrtle Beach SC at the Myrtle Beach convention Center. The Bulldogs, the defending South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball champs, are 7-1 overall and 1-1 in the SAC play this season. The Lander Bearcats are 2-6 overall, 0-1 in conference play.
In the second game of the Carolinas College Challenge, Wingate will faceoff against the #12 North Georgia Nighthawks, 8-1 overall, 2-0 in conference, on December 19th at 6:00 PM at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Tickets are available for both games here.
Founded in 1981 by former Socastee High School basketball coach Dan D’Antoni, who went on to coach in the NBA and is the current head coach at Marshall University, the Beach Ball Classic is one of the most prestigious high school holiday basketball tournaments in the United States.
Over the last 42 years the Beachball Classic has been the place to be to see up and coming college and NBA talent. Past tournaments have featured future greats like Vince Carter, Rasheed Wallace, Kobe Bryant, and Raymond Felton. Who will be the next great player to play in the Beachball Classic tournaments? Come and find out! Tickets are on sale now.
The Beachball Classic, Carolina’s College Challenge, and United Bank Holiday Invitational strives to create a fun, memorable, high value experience for teams and fans, while promoting and supporting high school and college basketball over the holiday season.