SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Pentagon will host 155 teams as part of the annual Summer Slam basketball tournament Thursday through Sunday.
Summer Slam includes 11 divisions for ages 12 and younger to 17 and younger. The Sanford Pentagon Tournament Series, which began in April, also culminates this weekend as Summer Slam serves as the final weekend of play for the three-tournament league.
The 15u-17u tournaments are NCAA certified. All teams participating have met the NCAA certification requirements for players and coaches. Additionally, the Pentagon has completed an approval process with the NCAA to host certified events. NCAA certified events are the only ones Division I college coaches can attend to evaluate prospects. The events occur during the NCAA recruiting period.
The Sanford Sports app is available at the Apple Store or Google Play and features access to tournament information like schedules, scores, standings and brackets.