This tournament promotes men's health issues including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, erectile dysfunction, urinary disorders (BPH and overactive bladder), obesity, wellness, heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. Heath care screenings will also be available and administered by resident physicians.
The Cancer Research Classic is the best one-day high school basketball tournament in the nation, bar none. For at least one day a year, Wheeling, WV, is the center of the high school basketball universe."
---Dylan Butler, New York Post
The Cancer Research Classic is one of the top shootouts in the country, from the people to the players it's a Slam-Dunk Event!"
---Chas Wolfe, Prep Scouting
It's exciting to see so many talented teams at the CRC. These players work hard year-round for the opportunity to showcase their skills against the best of the best for a great cause and a great organization."
---Pete Strobl, The Scoring Factory
JAN. 4-5, 2019
Cancer Research Classic
The Cancer Research Classic is proud to support Catholic Education in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Consisting of 29 schools with programs in preschool, elementary and secondary education and the dynamic programs at Wheeling Jesuit University, Catholic schools are alive and thriving in West Virginia. The CRC is committed to advancing the mission of Catholic education through the events surrounding this year's tournament. We salute the alumni, parents, faculty, staff, clergy and men and women religious who work tirelessly to educate young people in the image of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd. In a particular way, the CRC notes the leadership of Bishop Michael Bransfield, who has strengthened Catholic education and Catholic health care through his leadership at Wheeling Hospital and through his investments in the future of the Church by further developing Catholic schools in West Virginia.
Doc Merrick, Executive Director
Urologic Research Institute
Men's Health Center