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Reed Sheppard, top recruits to host Midwest Charity Classic for Kentucky flood relief

Jack Pilgrim08/15/22

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Five-star recruit Reed Sheppard and high school All-Stars from around the country are coming together in Lexington for a one-of-a-kind night of basketball to benefit the Kentucky Flood Relief Fund of the American Red Cross. The Midwest Charity Classic is August 27th at Frederick Douglass High School.

ESPN’s Seth Greenberg will serve as the event’s emcee and commentator.

The London native will be joined by more than a dozen of the country’s four- and five-star recruits who will take the court for a regulation game.

Reed is slated to be joined by players, including:

  • Xavier Booker – Michigan State Commit – 2023 – Top 5 (3) – 5 Star
  • Mookie Cook – 2023 – Top 5 (4) – 5 Star
  • Rob Dillingham – Kentucky Commit – 2023 – Top 10 (6) – 5 Star
  • Reed Sheppard* – Kentucky Commit – 2023 – Top 20 (20) – 5 Star
  • Rayvon Griffith – Cincinnati Commit – 2023 – Top 40 (36) – 4 Star
  • Kaleb Glenn – Louisville Commit – 2023 – Top 50 (50) – 4 Star
  • Brealon Green – 2023 – Top 60 (57)– 4 Star
  • Garwey Dual – 2023 – Top 70 (68) – 4 Star 
  • Gabe Cupps – Indiana Commit – 2023 – Top 100 (96) – 4 Star
  • Flory Bidunga – 2024 – Top 5 (5) – 5 Star
  • Tyler McKinley – 2024 – Top 70 (61) – 4 Star 
  • Sir Mohammed – 2024 – Top 70 (68) – 4 Star 
  • Travis Perry* – 2024 – Top 100 (86) – 4 Star
  • Raleigh Burgess – 2024 – Top 100
  • Trey McKenney – 2025 – Top 10
  • RJ Greer – 2025 – Top 100

*Game Participation pending KHSAA waiver approval

Several corporate sponsors have stepped up to support the charity event, led by Delta Dental of Kentucky. 

Doors open at 6:45pm and the game tips off at 8 pm.  Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.MidwestCharityClassic.com

Event proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Flood Relief fund of the American Red Cross.

For more information contact Alex Land – [email protected]

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