Henricksen: Predict Chicago Elite Classic matchups, win floor seats

The Chicago Elite Classic lineup is finalized, with a fan vote deciding two of the 11 matchups for the Dec. 2-3 event at the UIC Pavilion. But before the lineup is announced there is a chance for fans to win free floor seats.

Fans can submit and predict, as best they can, their projected lineup of games for the fifth annual Chicago Elite Classic. There are 22 teams and 11 games played over the course of the two-day event.

Send your matchup predictions to the City/Suburban Hoops Report at hoopsreport@yahoo.com.

How did the fan vote go? How will the Chicago Elite Classic committee pair up the remaining teams? Take your best guess and submit 11 matchup predicitions. If your entry has the most correct matchups, you will receive two free, floor seats at the UIC Pavilion for Friday games (three games) and Saturday games (eight games).

Here is a list of participating teams.



East St. Louis


Hyde Park

Joliet West


Morgan Park

Niles Notre Dame

Loyola Academy

Oak Park-River Forest



University High (Chicago)



Out-of-state teams

Chaminade (St. Louis, Mo.)

Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.)

Gray Collegiate (West Columbia, S.C.)

Miller Grove (Lithonia)

Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.)

Sunrise Christian (Wichita, Kan.)

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