Congratulations to our 2013 champions Central State University
Coach Donte Jackson and the Central State Marauders came in and showed out. These players went head-to-head in a (2) day tournament, playing against top athletic teams around the nation. The VICTORY was a great one, with the team including (3) native Wisconsin players, showcasing their skills in front of many family and friends over this holiday weekend. Congratulations also to George Harper (home state – Pennsylvania) was awarded the MVP trophy in this 7th Annual Fresh Coast Classic.
Congratulations to our 2012 champions Winston-Salem State University
Coach Bobby Collins and the Rams made their way to the Midwest to compete in the 2012 Fresh Coast Classic. After 2 days of great showmanship by the four (4) teams participating, the Rams showed up and showed out to VICTORY! Congratulations to Marcus Wells for taking home the FCBC MVP honors. We look forward to seeing Winston-Salem State University at the 2013 FCBC as they attempt to repeat their win!
Take A KID to lunch – local non-profit agencies youth enjoyed 1-on-1 time with Lincoln University, Bowie State, Cheyney University and Fisk University coaches and players!
Fresh Coast Media Coverage – 2011
Fox 6 News features - Ayanna Allen & Dynamic Allstars 2 Dance Team
Many come from different parts of the world. Some for the wonderful resources made available at no charge for continuing education, armed services or to learn what an HBCU is all about. Some people travel to cheer on their favorite college or high school team in a (2) day tournament. Some travel to the midwest to spend the holiday time with family and enjoy the fun filled family friendly activities for all. Whatever the reason “Its not just basketball”. Click below to read the stories of how the classic has impact lives.
The Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Tournament goes FULL CIRCLE! The creation of the tournament was implemented by individuals within the Running Rebels Community Organization. Take a listen at testimonies and how this organization and the classic has impacted lives.
Branden Joseph – Given the opportunity Branden attended college at Central State University (one of the Fresh Coast Classics first HBCU teams to play in the 2006 tournament). These young men took life situations by the “basketball” and are now giving back to youth and mentoring in the Violence Free Zone (VFZ) program within MPS schools. Congratulations Branden for jobs well done.
Fresh Coast Media Coverage – 2010
The Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Tournament today announced that the following Historically Black Colleges and Universities will participate in the 2010 basketball tournament.
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Fresh Coast Basketball Classic aims to expose Milwaukee youth to historically black colleges
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The Duffel Bag – Sept. 8, 2010
The annual basketball showcase, which is now part of the Fresh Coast Classic, will have a different format this year.
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PRESS: NCAA BASKETBALL: (BOWIE STATE U) MEN’S BASKETBALL SELECTED AS FRESH COAST CLASSIC PARTICIPANT
MEAC/SWAC SPORTS MAIN STREET™
Clark Atlanta Set to Battle CIAA to Defend Fresh Coast Title
2010 Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Teams Named
Published on August 4, 2010 by AU
An HBCU hoop party in Milwaukee
By BASN Wire Services, Aug 5, 2010
HBCUs Announced for 2010 Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Tournament