HeartlandHoopsClassic

Posted On: 02/16/20 10:54 PM

Grand Island- Saturday's Heartland Hoops Classic brought along with it a day full of top-notch high school basketball action featuring marquee matchups across multiple classes, including visits from nationally recognized schools in Sunrise Chrisitan Academy from Kansas and IMG Academy from Florida. I made the trip to Grand Island to take in this fantastic event that year after year serves as a tremendous showcase of the basketball talent here in Nebraska. In all, there were a total of 8 games played on the day, and Prep Hoops Nebraska was in the building for all the action. Event records were set, school records were broken, and even a bit of history was made for two schools in the host city of Grand Island.  There was plenty of talent on display and for the near-capacity level crowd. Here's my ten best from the full slate of games. 

Most Outstanding Player: Hunter Sallis (Millard North)

Fresh off of being elevated to a 5-star recruit, the junior guard proved that he and his Millard North teammates can compete with the best in their headlining matchup against IMG Academy. Sallis, a junior, finished the night with 23 points, seven rebounds, and four assists with

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