Big-time talent coming for Battle of the Border

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, November 16, 2012
Little Rock Parkview’s I.J. Ready (above), playing for the Arkansas Hawks in the Real Deal in the Rock, gave Nebraska an oral commitment during his sophomore season.
Little Rock Parkview’s I.J. Ready (above), playing for the Arkansas Hawks in the Real Deal in the Rock, gave Nebraska an oral commitment during his sophomore season.

This year's Battle of the Border basketball tournament at Little Rock Hall on Dec. 1 will feature some of the top high school talent in the country.

Five top teams from Central Arkansas will do battle against five of the better programs from the Memphis area for bragging rights.

Below is the lineup for the Dec. 1 tournament.

1 pm - Little Rock McClellan vs. Memphis Lausanne

3 pm - Jacksonville vs. Olive Branch, Miss.

4:30 - North Little Rock vs. Memphis East

Featured game:

8:30 pm - Little Rock Hall vs. Memphis White Station

Prospects:

2013 PF Bobby Portis -Little Rock Hall Rated #11 by ESPN -Arkansas signee

2013 SF Nick King - Memphis East Rated #13 by ESPN -Memphis signee

2014 SF LeRon Black - Memphis White Station Rated # 10 by ESPN

2013 PG Chris Chiozza - Memphis White Station

2014 PG Davell Roby - Memphis White Station

2013 PG I.J. Ready- Little Rock Parkview -Miss St. signee

2013 PG Anton Beard- Little Rock Parkview -Missouri commitment

2013 PG Dayshawn Watkins- North Little Rock -UAB signee

2015 SG KaVaughn Allen - North Little Rock

2013 SF Thomas Alexander- North Little Rock

2017 PF Isaiah Stokes - Memphis Lausanne

2013 PG Sam Craft - Olive Branch, Miss.

2015 SF K.J. Lawson - Memphis Hamilton

2016 PF Dedric Lawson - Memphis Hamilton

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