N.C. State Women’s Basketball to Play Annual Hoops for Hope Game

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WRAL Celebrities Walk 4Kay Fundraiser During Game

Hoops for HopeThe annual N.C. State Women’s Basketball Hoops for Hope game will take to the court at Reynolds Coliseum on Sunday, February 12, 2012, at 5pm.   This year the tribute to Coach Kay Yow will include much more than the game.  Hillsborough Street is hosting a variety of events called Play 4Kay, and the Walk 4Kay will take place again at the Hoops for Hope game.

Kay Yow
NC State Women’s Basketball Coach Kay Yow lost her brave fight with cancer, but the folks at NC State battle on for her now.

Several WRAL-TV celebrities, including Anchors Debra Morgan, Jeff Gravley and Kelcey Carlson, will take to the treadmill for Walk 4Kay, another great way to make a donation to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  Fans bid online for a chance to walk by our celebrities and others including American Idol winner Scotty McCreery. 

The celebrity participants will walk on treadmills for 15 minute increments, fueled by donations, during the NC State Women’s Basketball game.  Fans bid for a chance to walk beside their celebrity of choice.  The Treadmill Walk 4Kay will start 30 minutes prior to tip-off and continue til the final buzzer.

  • See the list of celebrity walkers here.

The game starts at 5pm.  NC State’s traditional red will step aside for a day to make way for a court full of pink.

  • Find more about the game, events and purchase tickets here.

Half-time events will include special recognition for breast cancer survivors.  And McCreery will be on hand to sing a special tribute.

Play 4KayThe Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation is sponsoring a variety of events during the month of February called the Hillsborough Street Play 4Kay Events. 

From bowling to pizza to a 4K and more, check out the entire line up of fundraising events here.

Thanks to WRAL.com for the capcom photo of Kay Yow.

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