ESPN and CBS basketball analyst, Debbie Antonelli, will increase awareness and raise funds for Special Olympics South Carolina at 24 Hours of Nothing but Net, a 24-hour free throw marathon at the Mount Pleasant Town Hall gym on May 18, 2019.
Antonelli pledges to make 100 free throws every hour for 24 hours for a total of 2,400 free throws. You can support the cause by donating online: www.24hoursNBN.com. The event will also feature a festival from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. with food trucks, entertainment and an opportunity to win prizes and shoot hoops with Antonelli.
Schedule of Events:
Saturday, May 18
12:00 p.m.: CEREMONIAL FIRST FREE THROW
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: FESTIVAL AND FREE THROW CHALLENGE
For $20 you’ll have a chance to make 10 free throws. Every time you make a basket, you receive a ticket and a chance to win some fantastic prizes and autographed sports memorabilia. Prizes include iPad, Disney water park tickets, Riverdogs Family Pack, IC3 from Dr. Dish and much more! Plus, enjoy live music by Crazy K and Cozmic Cowboys from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.: SPECIAL OLYMPICS AND UNIFIED PARTNER DANCE
Featuring the Trampus Hoover Band and DJ Frankie Antonelli
9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.: TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT BASKETBALL MINI-TOURNAMENT
Teams from the police department, fire department and others face off for bragging rights!
Sunday, May 19
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.: BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS sponsored by The Kickin’ Chicken, Krispy Kreme and The Joe and Lisa Rice Family
Pre-sale Tickets only; $20/person. contact BETripleB@yahoo.com to purchase tickets.
9:30 a.m. CHAMPIONS PROGRAM
Featuring special guest speakers Chris Singleton of the Charleston Riverdogs and Earl Grant, head coach of College of Charleston Men’s basketball team and Special Olympics South Carolina athlete, Frankie Antonelli.
12:00 p.m.: CEREMONIAL LAST FREE THROW AND NET CUTTING sponsored by Werner Ladder