Jim Tricarico Wins 29th Annual Hoops for Hope Tournament

Jim Tricarico crafted the winning bracket this year in the 29th annual Anders Hoops for Hope NCAA tournament pool!

This year’s tournament attracted over 500 participants who played to support the 2016 Anders Charity of Choice, Stray Rescue of St. Louis. The top 25 players will receive prizes ranging from an Amazon Echo to Cardinals tickets and gift cards to local restaurants such as Llywelyn’s, Basso and 360, among others. There was also a special prize for the player that came in last place, a year’s supply of What-A-Ya Nuts?!

Watch our newsletters, website and blog for more information on exactly how much was raised for the 2016 Charity of Choice. Last year, Friends of Kids With Cancer received a check for $11,500.

The Top 25 Prize Winners are listed below:

  1. Jim Tricarico
  2. Brett Struckmeyer
  3. Jeff Binder
  4. John Murry
  5. Marquette Moore
  6. Chad Gall
  7. Todd and Vincent Lubben
  8. Brian Bell
  9. Chris Daleo
  10. Rod Cooper
  11. Greg Wiszkon
  12. Brian Potter
  13. Robert Minkler*
  14. Mark Hall
  15. Cherie Summa
  16. Sam Sevier
  17. Roger Cagle
  18. Christopher Hartrich
  19. Shannon Flegle
  20. Kyle Tebbe
  21. Bobby McCormack
  22. Bob Wooff
  23. Chris Powell
  24. Matt Kemp
  25. John Kessler

*Anders Managing Partner, Robert Minkler Jr., has chosen to pass on his prize to the next finalist.  

And rounding it out in last place, out of 546 entries: Dan Schindler

A special thanks to this year’s tournament sponsors: Basso, Benfield, Bobby McCormack’s Basketball Camp, Budweiser Brew House, Casino Queen, Central Trust & Investment Company, Steve Tharpe of Colliers International, Creative Audio Video & Automation, Ernst & Morris, Hardee’s Iceplex, Hilliker Corporation, Inbru Coffee Flavors, Java Plus!, JWSoftware, J.W. Terrill, Llewelyn’s Pub, Money Mailer, Nehring Design, Paul E. Martin of U.S. Trust and Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Planthaven Farms, NovaColor, ProXR Bats, St. Louis Radon Test & Mitigation, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, The Exercise Coach, The Old Orchard Gallery, Three Sixty, Torch Hockey Knob, Two Men and a Truck, Jennifer Kipping of U.S. Bank, What-A-Ya Nuts?!