Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament wraps up

FAIRBANKS, AK-The championship games of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Hoops For Scholars" basketball tournament wrapped up Sunday over at Lathrop High School.

In the women's bracket "Heather's Best" repeated as champions, narrowly edging out the "High School All-Stars".

In the men's championship game, "The Fam", a team comprised of Anchorage and Fairbanks players went up against the team of "Black Rose". The game went into double overtime but "The Fam" defeated "Black Rose" of Fairbanks 59-54 to win this year's MLK tournament.

10 Men's teams and four women's teams competed this past weekend. Teams from across the state matched up mostly for the fun and love of the game. Money raised in this tournament is going back into the community in the form of a scholarship for a graduating senior.