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FMS preps for Tip-Off Challenge

Three of the nation’s top 10 top postgrad basketball teams will be in Waynesboro this weekend for the FMS 2012 Holiday Inn Express Waynesboro Tip-Off Challenge.

Host Fishburne Military School, ranked #3 in the PG Sportswriters Top 10, is led by Kuran Iverson, a 6’9″ small forward who last month announced his commitment to Memphis. The Caissons roster includes several other players who will be signing with D1 schools on National Signing Day next week, including Towson commit Walter Foster, Barnett Harris (Delaware), Daniel Dixon (William & Mary) and Alassane Kah (Western Kentucky).

Massanutten Military Academy (Woodstock, Va.), ranked #6 nationally, has three recruits headed to ACC schools on its roster, including Deandre Burnett (Miami), Garland Owens (Boston College) and Damonte Dodd (Maryland). MMA is led by Frank Mason, a 6’0″ point guard who has committed to Kansas.

Seventh-ranked Southern Tech Prep (Charlotte, N.C.) will also take part in the Tip-Off Challenge.

The action begins on Thursday at 4 p.m. with the opening game featuring FMS taking on Richard Bland Community College.

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