2019 HoopsFest lineup and schedule released

January 19 at Mississippi Coast Coliseum

2019 HoopsFest lineup and schedule released

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Coast’s premiere annual basketball showcase returns for a 25th anniversary.

The 2019 edition of HoopsFest takes place Saturday, January 19 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. On Friday, December 14, event organizers revealed the lineup and schedule, featuring seven varsity games and including 13 local boys basketball squads.

The schedule for the event is as follows -

10:00 a.m. Long Beach Pass Christian
11:30 a.m. St. Stanislaus Hancock
1:00 p.m. Ocean Springs West Harrison
2:30 p.m. D’Iberville Picayune
4:00 p.m. St. Martin Bay High
5:20 p.m. Unified Game
5:45 p.m. Gulfport Stone
7:15 p.m. 3 point shootout
7:30 p.m. Biloxi Florence, MS

“I think it’s a testament to the people that are running it, that are putting this on," said St. Stanislaus head coach Aaron Dunklin, who previously participated in HoopsFest as a player. "It’s definitely good for the community to bring all those programs together, especially all those programs that are on the Coast, and for us to showcase what each program is doing.”

Tickets are now on sale for $8 through the participating high schools, $10 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Box Office and $11 for day of game purchases. You can also purchase tickets through all Ticketmaster locations. Parking costs $5 per car.

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