The Braylon Edwards Foundation has announced that Edwards and his foundation will host a celebrity basketball game 19 June at Crisler Arena featuring a slate of NFL players including former Michigan stars Mike Hart, LaMarr Woodley, and Steve Breaston. Other participants include Mark Sanchez, Darrelle Revis and Santonio Holmes of the Jets, Ryan Mundy of the Steelers, Dante Stallworth of the Ravens and Kerry Rhodes of the Cardinals.
...[D]oors open at :7:30 p.m. and tip-off is at 8 p.m... A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the University of Michigan Women’s basketball scholarship.
“Being able to contribute to my hometown is very important to me, and I am thrilled this year my fellow teammates from the Jets and friends from the NFL will be able to join me in helping the U of M women’s basketball team.”
All tickets for this event will be general admission. Tickets will be $10 each and $8 each with orders or 5 tickets or more. To order tickets, call the Michigan Athletic Ticket Office at (866) 296-MTIX (6849) or log on to www.mgoblue.com/tickets
Sounds like a great opportunity to see some Michigan heroes and other outstanding athletes supporting a great cause. Only "all in fun" lighthearted booing of Santonio Holmes is in order. Remember, he's raising money for Michigan athletics.
[Edit - added link to the 10 May press release.]