The second-annual Saluki Shootout field is set, and this year's high school basketball event will take place Dec. 7-8 at SIU Arena, Saluki Athletics announced today.
The shootout features 18 local teams, including six girls and 12 boys teams from the southern Illinois region. Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students for Friday's session. Prices for Saturday's session are $10 and $6.
Fans who purchase a Saturday shootout ticket will also receive a complimentary ticket to the SIU versus Marshall women's basketball game on Dec. 8 at noon.
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
5:00pm Murphysboro vs Carterville (Girls)
6:30pm Okawville vs Trico
8:00pm Mater Dei vs Woodlawn
Saturday Dec. 8, 2012
9:00am Meridian vs Marion (Girls)*
NOON Saluki Women's Basketball vs. Marshall*
2:30pm Alton Marquette vs Carbondale (Girls)
4:00pm Gallatin County vs Goreville
5:30pm Herrin vs Carbondale
7:00pm Murphysboro vs Marion
8:30pm Alton Marquette vs Harrisburg
Due to NCAA rules, the arena will be cleared during the transition between the 9 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. games on Saturday.