Elite Fall Basketball League Set For Top Local Prep Players

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The CABC Elite Fall Basketball League will feature 60 of the top high school basketball players in the Chattanooga Area, organizer Daniel Gilbert said. 

Football players are not participating in the league, he said.

The league will be made up of 6 teams of 10 players. 

Games will be played at CSAS. The season will be five weeks long. Each team gets to play all other teams one time. 

Games will be on Thursday nights.

Coaches for the league are:
    Zach Ferrell- coach at Hamilton Heights
   Johnathon Adams- assistant at Hamilton Heights
   Nick Fike- assistant at Red Bank
   David Helton- head coach at Sale Cree
   Chris Edge- MS coach at McCallie
   Blaine Brewer- MS coach at CSAS

Gilbert said, "This league is for these kids to get some exposure from college coaches. Of the 50+ colleges within 90 miles, we already have over 20 commitments from college coaches to come to our league, with that number expected to grow."


There will be TSSAA officials refereeing the games

There will be a $2 general admission for 5 and up.

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