Basketball State Tournament

The 2014 Basketball State Tournament was held March 29-30 at the Bob Carpenter Center. The Sussex Riptide won a gold medal in the tournament's top division and also took home the Dick Nolan Sportsmanship Award. (photo by Hank Stoklosa)

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The Basketball State Tournament, sponsored by 21st Century Insurance, is a two-day event comprised of Area teams from across the state. The tournament takes place at the University of Delaware Bob Carpenter Center, located on the UD athetic complex in Newark.

Teams are divisioned based on age and ability. Preliminary evaluations take place at the start of the tournament.

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Levels of Competition

Traditional: 5 v 5 full-court competition.

Unified: 5 v 5 full-court competition with three Special Olympics athletes and two Unified Partners on each team.

Training Division Level 1: Basketball Team Skills competition.

Training Division Level 2:  Halfcourt 5 v 5 team competition.

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