The wait is over Missouri high school hoop fans. The Norm Stewart Classic tips Friday with an opening game that will kick off the annual 48-hour marathon of boys and girls high school basketball action. This year, the event will be held at Mizzou Arena and feature elite high school talent from across Missouri and nearby states. According to the event website, hoop fans will enjoy 24 games, over 48 straight hours, featuring 47 teams in non-stop action starting at 5:00pm Friday, December 6 thru 6:00pm on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Mizzou Arena. This is without a doubt one of the most unique formats in the country for high school competition and will be broadcast to a national audience on ESPN3, ESPNU and locally by a host of regional stations. 

Here is the full 2019 Norm Stewart Classic Schedule

Friday 12/6/19
5:00 pm East Buchanan vs Clarksville Academy (TN) boys
7:00 pm Incarnate Word vs Blue Springs girls
9:00 pm Jefferson City vs Hazelwood Central girls
11:00 pm Centralia vs Mexico boys

Saturday 12/7/19
1:00 am Father Tolton vs St. Joseph’s Academy girls
3:00 am Harrisburg vs Calvary Lutheran boys
5:00 am Columbia Independent vs Green Ridge boys
7:00 am St. Louis Christian vs Booker T. Washington (OK) boys   ESPN U
9:00 am Father Tolton vs Mehlville boys   ESPN U                                      
12:00 pm Wentzville Liberty vs Liberty North boys
2:00 pm Rock Bridge vs Kickapoo girls
4:00 pm Clarksville Academy (TN) vs Hickman boys
6:00 pm Raymore Peculiar vs East St. Louis (IL) boys
8:00 pm Cardinal Ritter vs Bishop Miege (KS) boys
10:00 pm Battle vs Raytown South boys

Sunday 12/8/19
12:00 am Jefferson City vs Warrensburg boys
2:00 am Glendale vs East St. Louis (IL) girls
4:00 am Community R6 vs Otterville boys
6:00 am Community R6 vs Otterville girls
8:00 am Battle vs Vashon girls
10:00 am Hickman vs School of the Osage girls
12:00 pm Nixa vs St. Elizabeth boys
2:00 pm Webster Groves vs Rock Bridge boys
4:00 pm Whitehaven (TN) vs Trinity Catholic boys