Forty-six (46) teams will compete in the August 9th Charity Basketball Tournament to benfit Community Action Partnership of Lake County. Awards will be given at the conclusion of each Division's Championship game to 1st and 2nd place teams. Although we salute our Tournament winners with pride and awards, the true winners from your charitable participation are the families in need throughout our communities.
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Coach Cer’Ci Mahone runs the popular Mahone Hoops Youth Skills Camps and coaches Youth basketball teams throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Coach Mahone led the University of South Dakota State Springfield to the Conference Championship. After transferring to NCAA Division II at South Dakota State University, he was named MVP for the NCC. Cer’Ci holds numerous awards in the NCC including leading scorer and most assists. He achieved professional player status in 1980 with the Denver Nuggets and later achieved international acclaim in Barcelona Division II Team play. Cer’ci has personally assisted and been mentored by Dick Motta of the World Champion Washington Bullets, Al McGuire of the NCAA Championship Marquette University Warriors, and Don Meyers of Northern State University South Dakota, the most winning coach in collegiate history.