Mason’s Team Ignition faces Coach Calipari’s Dominican National Team | Schools
By Erin Carson
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY (FOX19) - Mason Ohio’s Team Ignition is hosting UK Coach John Calipari’s Dominican Republic National Team at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights on Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 at 8:00 p.m. Team ignition, made up of players from the NBA’s D-League, will take on players like NBA All-Star Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Piston Charlie Villaneuva, coached by college’s reigning champ, Coach Calipari.
The Dominican Republic National Team is preparing to face Team USA this summer before working to qualify for the Olympics. The exhibition game between Ignition and the Dominican National Team will be at NKU’s Bank of Kentucky Center. Tickets are available at NKU’s ticket office and ticketmaster.com.
A portion of the proceeds from the tickets will go to the Calipari Foundation. The prices are $12 for one game or $20 for both.
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