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AIHEC tournament schedule is set
27 February 2008

BISMARCK (UTN) – The schedule is set for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Basketball Tournament March 12 – 16 in Bismarck. Twenty one teams have registered to participate in the four day event hosted by United Tribes Technical College in conjunction with the 27th annual AIHEC Student Conference, March 17 – 20, also in Bismarck.

      The tournament opens Wednesday, March 12 with a 7 p.m. ceremony that includes an honoring for Al Bortke, University of Mary Athletic Director and coach of many Native athletes, and a “tip off talk” by Dale Brown, former head basketball coach at Louisiana State University. A players and coaches clinic will follow.

      Action on Thursday, March 13 and Friday morning March 14 will be devoted to pool play to determine parings. Tournament games begin Friday afternoon March 14 and conclude Sunday afternoon March 17 with championship games at the James Henry Community Building gymnasium at United Tribes. The tournament will be played at UTTC and two courts at the Shiloh Christian High School, 1915 Shiloh Drive, Bismarck.

      For more information contact Daryl Bears Tail 701-255-3285 x 1361, dbearstail@uttc.edu, or Scott Davis 701-255-3285 x 1454, sdavis@uttc.edu.

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