Championship Friday Arrives With Standard Fanfare
June 29, 2012
Friday: Sloppy joe or grilled cheese, wedge cut fries, watermelon wedge, brownies.
“Championship Friday” has finally arrived for the Session II campers, who have the opportunity to put their skill development on display for the hundreds of fans expected to attend.
Division play came to an end on Thursday as regular season champions were able to claim the top seeds in Friday’s respective tournaments. Greece pulled away for the Olympic title with three victories and finished 7-2 on the week. Mason Williams (Greece) was able to use fundamental basketball in helping his squad to an overtime win against Senegal, banking in the game winner. Kansas suffered just one defeat all season in the NCAA Division and Providence and USF shared the championship in the BIG EAST Division at 9-1. Oklahoma City hopes to finish what its parent team couldn’t by claiming a national championship of the world on Friday afternoon.
Campers of the day were: Drew Staviski (Senegal), legendary Heath Joubert (Ohio St.), Kevin Mackey (WVU) and Chase Imberger (Heat). Collin Poster (Venezuela) continued his free throw dominance in the Olympic Division and Eriq Zazueta (Thunder) claimed the same honor for the NBN..
CAMP STORE: Check out the official Camp Store on the main concourse level of the Al McGuire Center. Food, drinks and Marquette gear will be available. Campers will be able to purchase "credit cards" for various dollar amounts so they don't have to worry about having cash. The "Camp Combo" returns in 2012 and features a T-Shirt/Shorts for $30 or headband/wristband duo for $12.
TEXAS STYLE BARBEQUE: Join Buzz Williams and the men's basketball team for a Texas Style Barbeque on Wednesday, June 27 at Marquette's Central Mall (behind Raynor Library) from 5-9 p.m. Cost is $10 per person (children 4-and-under are free). For more information call Special Events at (414) 288-7431.