The call of the championship of the 67th SE Missourian Christmas Tournament will be dedicated to the memory of McGlother “Mac” Irvin, the founder of AAU powerhouse Mac Irvin Fire. Irvin is regarded as the Godfather of Chicago Public League high school basketball, having produced numerous all-city, all-area, all-state and all-American players, with some even making the NBA. Irvin was well known across the country in developing talent with a strong emphasis on education. Irvin passed away Christmas Eve at the age of 74.
MABN.net Dedicates Championship Call of SE Missourian Tournament to Irvin