Chavis Basketball League Starts Friday At Saint Augustine's University

by Falcons Sorts Information Department

Raleigh, NC (June 13) – The Chavis Men's Basketball Summer League begins Friday, June 15, at Emery Gymnasium on the Saint Augustine's University campus. Admission is free and the public is invited. 

Action starts with preseason games on Friday and Tuesday, June 19, at 6:45 p.m. both days. Three games are slated for Friday and two games are set for Tuesday.

The regular season begins Wednesday, June 20, at 6:45 p.m. with three games on tap. Game times are 6:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the six-week regular season. The postseason tournament begins July 30 and the championship game is Aug. 2. 

Ten teams will vie for the Chavis League title this season. Sponsored by the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department, the Chavis League has featured NBA and collegiate standouts over the years from the ACC and CIAA including student-athletes from Saint Augustine's University and Shaw University.