NJCAA National Tournament Puts Danville in Spotlight

NJCAA National Tournament Puts Danville in Spotlight

Teams that will be playing in this week’s NJCAA Division II Men’s National Basketball Tournament have had a goal of making it to Danville.  And the excitement is building in advance of the games which get underway on Tuesday (March 19, 2019).

Brian Hensgen is the new Tournament Chairman following the death last November of Dick Shockey (shown in photo).  Shockey was instrumental in bringing the National Tournament to Danville and was its Director for 25 years…

Hensgen says the teams bring with them some of the best players in the nation…

Hensgen adds the tournament gives dozens of coaches and scouts from four year colleges and universities a chance to check-out the talent…

The games will be played on ‘Dick Shockey Court’.  A special ceremony between the 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. games on Tuesday will pay tribute to Shockey.