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Riverbend Classic

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

New Madrid County Central's Dontre Jenkins, seen here against Malden in the district tournament last season, returns to the Eagles this season. NMCC will take on West Memphis, Ark., in the first game of the Riverbend Classic on Friday at 2 p.m.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
Annual event features top teams

NEW MADRID -- Local basketball fans won't have to get their fill of basketball this weekend as the 15th annual Riverbend Classic is set to take place Friday and Saturday at New Madrid County Central.

The shootout began in 1994 and often features some top teams from nearby states. Eight teams make up this year's classic, including four teams from Missouri and teams from Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas.

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