Wes Strader Schoolboy Classic to include WKU signee Banton

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The 2018 Wes Strader Schoolboy Classic is scheduled for Feb. 10 at Warren Central High School and will feature a future Western Kentucky player.

Dalano Banton, a 6-foot-7 guard from Canada, will play with his Redemption Christian Academy (Mass.) teammates against Cooper at 10:30 a.m. to begin the event. Banton is a three-star prospect who reclassified to the 2018 class and signed with WKU in November.

Other games in the event include John Hardin against Butler at noon, Owensboro Catholic against Fern Creek at 1:30 p.m. and Mercer County vs. WCHS at 3 p.m.

Western Kentucky is scheduled to host Florida International at 6 p.m. at E.A. Diddle Arena that day as well.

— Follow WBKO sportswriter Chad Bishop on Twitter @MrChadBishop