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Harlem Rockets to play school faculty

Updated 11:54 am, Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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The Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team will take on New Canaan public school faculty members in the 16th annual March Madness: Outback Hoops at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at New Canaan High School.

The event is a fundraiser for the Outback Teen Center.

The team has played more than 2,500 games in 16 years without a defeat, and offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Clarence "Mugsy" Leggett will show off his ball-handling wizardry. Members of the team include Devon "The People's Choice" Curry, Cliff "Jet Blue" Malone and James "Speedy" Williams.

The Harlem Rockets incorporate the audience, especially children, into the show and meet the fans and give autographs at halftime and after the game.

Faculty members from Saxe Middle and East, West and South elementary schools will face the Harlem Rockets.

Tickets are $12 or $45 per family of five and special packages with preferred seating are available on a limited basis. For tickets or information, visit www.NewCanaanOutback.org.