Lowell, MA – The UMass Lowell men’s basketball program will host its own 2011 High School Shootout, set for July 16-17, and the 2011 Elite Clinic, slated for Aug. 16-18.

The Shootout, which is expected to draw up to 32 high school teams from the New England Region, will be held at both the Costello Athletic Center and the Campus Recreation Center.

Cost for the Shootout is $350 per team. Each team is guaranteed four games and t-shirts will be given to each player. Certified officials and athletic trainers will be on hand throughout the tournament.

For more information on the 2011 Shootout, contact Marc Kuntz, associate head basketball coach, at 978-934-2341 or at marc_kuntz@uml.edu.

The 2011 Elite Clinic will be held Aug. 16-18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Costello Athletic Center and is open to boys entering grades 8-12.

Cost of the Elite Clinic is $75 per player. For more information on the clinic, contact assistant men’s basketball coach Tom Glynn at 978-934-2135 or at thomas_glynn@uml.edu.

Entry forms for the Shootout and Elite Clinic can be downloaded off the UMass Lowell athletics website, www.goriverhawks.com, by accessing the camps link.