24-Hour Basketball Game At BC High Raising Money For Charity

BOSTON (CBS) – Despite Friday being a holiday, the Boston College High School gym was buzzing all day.

Forty-eight people are participating in a non-stop 24-hour basketball game for a good cause.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

24 Hrs Of Basketball

Participants in the Hoops for Hope tournament say it’s fun, but admit it can be grueling.

“Early morning hours, like 4 a.m. you kind of say ‘What am I doing?’” one participant told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

The folks at Hoops for Hope raise money for a number of worldwide initiatives. This particular tournament is focused on helping a hospital in Cambodia.

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