July 4, 2009
On a weekend dedicated to the celebration of the birth of America and the lives we live, life is something people are trying to preserve at the Dell at UVa on Saturday. The Great American Basketball Marrowthon tipped off on July 4th looking to raise awareness for the National Marrow Donor Program, and have some fun playing basketball in 3 on 3 or 5 on 5 tournaments.
24 hours of basketball will be played over thr course of Saturday and Sunday. Saturday 12 hours of play from 8 am to 8 pm and on Sunday from 11 am to 11 pm.
People of all ages are welcome to attend the event.