S. Ind. girl to sing National Anthem during NBA pre-season game

Local talent performing at NBA preseason game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A southern Indiana girl has been chosen for a huge honor.

Corydon Central Junior High student 12-year-old Ella Bennett won a competition to perform the National Anthem at Saturday’s pre-season game between the Miami Heat and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The game also features players from area colleges including University of Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng and the University of Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns.

Assumption’s dance team will also perform during the game.

Tip-off for Miami and Minnesota begins at 7:30 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center. 


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