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Gabe Cupps and several IU basketball targets to play fundraiser game for Kentucky flood victims

Class of 2023 IU basketball point guard commit Gabe Cupps and several top college prospects from the Midwest are joining forces to benefit the Kentucky Flood Relief Fund of the American Red Cross.

The Midwest Charity Classic basketball game is August 27th at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington, Ky.

The game will feature ESPN’s Seth Greenberg as the emcee and commentator.

In addition to Cupps, the game will feature several prospects IU is currently recruiting, including Flory Bidunga (2024), Travis Perry (2024), Raleigh Burgess (2024), Trey McKenney (2025) and R.J. Greer (2025).

Also participating will be several names likely familiar to IU basketball fans, including former recruiting targets Xavier Booker (Michigan State), Reed Sheppard (Kentucky), and Kaleb Glenn (Louisville).  The full list of expected participants is shown in the image below.

Doors open at 6:45pm and the game tips at 8 p.m. Eastern.  Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased by visiting

Event proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Flood Relief fund of the American Red Cross.

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