INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Indianapolis has experienced life in the basketball spotlight. Multiple Final Fours, NCAA regionals, NBA playoffs and now, the Circle City is once again front and center in the round ball world.
A handful of area prep gyms are jammed packed this week for the Adidas Invitational. Dozens of top AAU teams nationwide are hitting the hard court in hopes of getting some serious looks from top college programs as the July recruiting period begins.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, Florida's Billy Donovan and new UCLA bench boss Steve Alford just a few checking out the action at North Central high school. Peegs.com recruiting expert Jeff Rabjohns says it's an important time for both recruits and coaches.
"This really is a really significant event because it's the start of the July evaluation period," Said Rabjohns. "The time when college coaches can go out and watch players in person. What's really important is to have really key players and that's why coaches like Tom Crean, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim and all those kind of coaches, here in Indy hope to make a difference."
Top players in every high school class and age are taking part in the annual even that runs through Sunday, July 14.
Weather models are lining up better and better, so the Forecast 8 team is confident enough to start putting snow projections for the winter weather through Friday night.
The City County Council is looking to change the law regarding your smoke detectors.
General Motors Corp. is spending $11 million at its Fort Wayne Assembly Plant to create a small power plant to supply 40 percent of the factory's operations.