The Nike Tournament of Champions kicks off this Thursday at the McCormick Center. The tournament’s preliminary rounds are where the tournament’s steps towards the championship begin. These teams and players are poised to make some noise at the event. Continue reading to learn more about the top performers and teams. These are some of the top players and teams who will have a lot on their hands. Check out our live coverage.
The Tournament of Champions, now in its 24th year is expected to be the most prestigious girls basketball event in the globe. This year, the event will take place in Chicago’s McCormick Place facility, which has 76 basketball courts and can accommodate 152 teams at once. The tournament is expected attract close to a thousand college coach. In addition to the 764 teams and over 10,000 athletes, the event will host a number of notable names in basketball, including Kevin Durant and Chance the Rapper. This will be the biggest single-venue basketball event ever.