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Eastern Florida Among Hosts for AAU Basketball National Tournament

June 17, 2014 - Eastern Florida State College is one of eight sites in Brevard County hosting games in the 2014 AAU Boys' Division I and Division II Fifth Grade National Basketball Championship tournament from Sunday through Saturday, July 14-20.

In addition to Eastern Florida's Melbourne Campus gym, games will be played at Viera High School, Bayside High and Heritage High, both in Palm Bay, Cocoa High, Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High, and Palm Bay High and Eau Gallie High, both in Melbourne.

The 2013 tournament involved more than 100 teams from 27 states including Florida, California, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Utah, New York, Nebraska, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Virginia.

The opening ceremonies are set for Sunday, July 13 at Viera High.

The schedule of games at Eastern Florida calls for seven games a day Monday through Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m.; nine games on Thursday and Friday, also beginning at 9 a.m., and five games on Saturday beginning at 9 that morning.

Ticket prices are $45 for weekly adult passes, $35 for youth, ages 6 to 14. Daily tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for youths. Children under 5 are admitted free.

Eastern Florida State College's Melbourne Campus Gym is located at 3865 N. Wickham Road, Building 6.

Complete tournament information can be found at