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Best of the Midwest Showcase returns with Blue Valley Northwest-Chaminade matchup

Blue Valley Northwest’s Darien Jackson, drove past Emil Spriggs, of Lee’s Summit North during the first session of the Best of the Midwest High School Basketball Showcase in January.
Blue Valley Northwest’s Darien Jackson, drove past Emil Spriggs, of Lee’s Summit North during the first session of the Best of the Midwest High School Basketball Showcase in January. Special to the Star

After inclement weather postponed the original plans for the Best of the Midwest Showcase’s second session, a makeup slate has been determined.

It features a top-flight headliner.

Blue Valley Northwest and Chaminade (St. Louis) — each ranked as the top team in their respective states — will meet at 9 p.m. on Feb. 11 to close out a six-game lineup at Blue Valley Northwest.

The showcase will also draw Iowa City West, the top-ranked team from Iowa. It faces Webster Groves at 6 p.m. The schedule opens at 1 p.m. with Lawrence Free State playing against Raytown.

The full schedule

1 p.m.: Lawrence Free State vs. Raytown

2:30 p.m.: Lawrence vs. Liberty

4:30 p.m.: Barstow vs. Ottawa

6 p.m.: Webster Groves vs. Iowa City West

7:30 p.m.: St. James Academy vs. Topeka Hayden

9 p.m.: Blue Valley Northwest vs. Chaminade (St. Louis)

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