For 41 years, the ACC Barnstorming Tour has been a mainstay of fun basketball action, this year, the tour makes a stop at Princeton High School on April 15.
“I came up here, and the gym was a perfect size,” said Barnstorming events coordinator Pet Sumner, “It’s a great location, and they seemed excited about it.
“As long as the school and community are excited we’ll go.”
This year’s ACC all-star team will feature several talented seniors representing Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, and N.C. State
N.C. State will have senior guard Torn Dorn playing, while UNC-Chapel Hill will be well represented by Kenny Williams, Cameron Johnson and Luke Maye. Duke guard Nolan Smith will be on the team as well. As of now, no players from Wake Forest have been confirmed on the ACC Barnstorming Tour roster.
The tour is set to make seven stops across North Carolina and one stop in Virginia. The first stop is on April 11 at North Davidson High School in Lexington. Next up, the tour stops at Brunswick Academy in Virginia on April 12 and at Morehead High School in Eden on April 13.
The tour then heads to Princeton before heading to East Duplin High School in Beulaville on April 16. The players then head to Huntersville on April 24 for a game at Hough High School. Lastly, the tour goes to Starmount High School in Boonville on April 25
Doors open at 6 p.m. with the game starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 online and can be purchased at the ACC Barnstorm Tour website, while tickets can be purchased locally at Princeton High School. Tickets will cost $18 at the door.
ACC legend Phil Ford will coach the ACC all-stars, who will be taking on basketball players from Princeton High School.
“It’s a great night for the entire family,” said Ford. “You don’t have to be a basketball fan to enjoy the evening. It’s just a fun, fun time everywhere we go, the gyms are packed, and the fans get their money’s worth. It’s going to be a fun evening even if you aren’t a basketball fan.”