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About the Tournament

Welcome To Tom Tietze Basketball & Home of the METRO SPORTS / KC PREP INVITATIONAL

"The #1 destination for 2013 Summer Travel Teams in the Midwest!"

The oldest July NCAA certified high school boy's basketball tournaments in Kansas City, and the most heavily attended by college coaches from all over the country.  17, 16, and 15 age groups play under one roof in the newly remodeled Mid America Sports Complex.  Please plan to join us for all the national and local talent that will be playing.

Metro Sports KC/Prep Invitational : July 25-28, 2013
Mid America Sports Complex
20200 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, Ks. 66218

Tom Tietze - Tournament Founder : 913-268-8008
Chad Rader - Tournament Manager & Day-to-Day Operations : 913-568-4395


Basketball Camp


UHoops Big Man Fundamental & Developmental Skills Camp is bringing you a unique opportunity, specifically designed for advancing the interior play of the high school college prospect.  There is a tremendous void for this type of situational learning.  Nationally, these camps are few and certainly are not within the scope that has been developed for you on Jun 10 & 11, 2014, in Leavenworth, Kansas.  UHoops, a leader in the interest and development of the high school basketball student/athlete is providing an unequaled concept.  Just look at the staff that has been assembled to provide you with the best knowledge, skill improvement, and acdemic information to advance your ability as a college basketball prospect.


College Coaches

Metro Sports Television play by play broadcast and college coach's interviews taped delayed for selected games. A tournament highlight feature returning for the 3rd year - the players love being on television with multi-camera coverage. Metro Sports is the leader in high school, college and professional sports coverage. Please check Time Warner availability in other cities throughout the USA for the Metro Sports/KC Prep Invitational.

Price Chopper Food stores have been a sponsor/contributor of these tournaments for 10 years with large participation in many Kansas City metro events.

Tournament Facts

What you didn't know about the Metro Sports / KC Prep Invitational...

  • (2) NBA #1 overall draft picks in the last 5 years
  • (3) NCAA players of the year in the last 8 years

NCAA Educational Session

Conducted by Richard Evrard with Bond, Shcoeneck, and King, PLLC

We are proud to have Mr. Evrard as an important component of the Metro Sports / KC Prep.  His information is concise, thorough, and informative.

The mandatory session will be Friday - July 26th - 8:00am - in the playing facility.  All players must attend - parents welcome.

20200 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, Ks. 66218