Largest Midwest 

Youth Basketball Tournaments

Our AAU Basketball Tournaments
& NCCA Certified Events
Get MAJOR College Exposure

We Care about Your Future. 

We work diligently to connect players directly to college coaches because we care. You are never treated as a number. 



Over 5,000 student athletes have been placed in colleges and universities in the past 10 years through our programs and college exposure events!

Baylor Basketball has the Largest Midwest Basketball Tournaments

Come to our Midwest AAU basketball tournaments and be seen by college coaches all over the United States. We put your player profile directly into their hands when they arrive at the event.

We are covered by major media outlets, too. Thousands of top athletes have been scouted at our events. 

Even during the non NCAA Certified Event college exposure season, when you play in a Baylor Tournament or at any event, you will play against Elite competition. In order to be the best, you must play with the best!  We will prepare your team for the upcoming AAU basketball tournaments season!

Are You the Best? Then Prove it! Where Champions are made. Here at the Baylor Tournaments.

Division I and Division II coaches love our AAU Basketball Tournaments and NCAA Certified events because they know that Baylor Basketball Youth Foundation attracts top talent. Some of our Alumni have even gone on to to play in the NBA. 

Join the many elite teams that drive hours to stay all weekend so they can be seen and play against their peers. Come stay and play. Buy early, hotels sell out!

We attract talent from, but not limited to, Texas, Colorado, Canada, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Nevada, Kansas, Virginia,  Louisiana, California, Oklahoma, Arizona, Tennessee, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Minnesota, Ohio, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Turkey, Belgium, Puerto Rico,  and of course every inch of Illinois and Indiana. 

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Boy’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament The Boy’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament was loaded with talented teams from Illinois and Northwest Indiana. We had traveling AAU Teams as well as local …

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Girls Winter Blast Basketball Tournament The Girl’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament was loaded with talented teams from Illinois, Indianapolis, Lafayette and Northwest Indiana. We had girls traveling AAU Teams as well …

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Men's College Coaches @ Our Events

Sean Woods Head Coach Morehead State University
Sean WoodsHead Coach Morehead State University
Nate Zandt US Air Force
Nate ZandtUS Air Force
Nicholls State University
John Fitzgerald University of Denver
John FitzgeraldUniversity of Denver
Brian James Northwestern University
Brian JamesNorthwestern University
Jon Borovich Associate Head Coach NIU
Jon BorovichAssociate Head Coach NIU
Billy Wright Head Coach Western Illinois University
Billy Wright HeadHead Coach Western Illinois University
Craig Smith Head University of South Dakota
Craig SmithHead Coach University of South Dakota
Richard Pinto
Richard PintoHead Coach Minnesota University
Gameli Ahelegbe
Gameli AhelegbeSouth Dakota University
Dave Dickerson
Dave DickersonAssociate Head Coach Ohio State
Paris Parham
Paris ParhamUniversity of Illinois
Florida State
Dennis GatesFlorida State
Maquette University Head Coach
Steve WojciechowskiMarquette University
Bryce Drew
Bryce DrewValpo University


We feature top basketball player profiles in the midwest and attendees of our basketball tournaments. These elite players shine at our NCAA Certified Events and AAU Basketball tournaments. We have featured thousand of talented high school players that rank nationally over the years.

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College Exposure

You get major college exposure at our NCAA Certified Events and AAU basketball tournaments, guaranteed. 

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Women's College Coaches @ Our Events

Tai Dillard Ole Miss
Tai DillardOle Miss
Vivan Stringer Head Coach Rutgers University
Vivan StringerHead Coach Rutgers University
MARC WILSON Clemson University
MARC WILSONClemson University
Courtney Pruitt Head Coach Alcorn
Courtney PruittHead Coach Alcorn State
Chelsea Newton University of Georgia
Chelsea NewtonUniversity of Georgia
Kyle Rechlicz
Kyle RechliczHead Coach Milwaukee
Doug Bruno -Head Coach DePaul
Doug BrunoHead Coach DePaul University
Tasha Pointer - St. Joseph
Tasha PointerSt. Joseph University
Head Coach Tricia Cullop Toledo University
Tricia CullopHead Coach Toledo University
Michelle Heard Head Coach -Western Kentucky University
Michelle HeardHead Coach Western Kentucky University
Ronald Hughey Head Coach Houston
Ronald HugheyHead Coach Houston University
Joey Wells Indiana State Head Coach
Joey WellsHead Coach Indiana State
Carolyn Kieger
Head Coach, Marquette University
Carolyn KiegerHead Coach University of Marquette
Womens Coach Marlene Stollings Minnesota U
Marlene StollingsHead Coach Minnesota University
Womens Coach Bobbie Kelsey U of Wisconsin
Bobbie KelseyHead Coach University of Wisconsin

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Youth Basketball Camps

 Our youth basketball camps reach across borders and bring together kids from different areas to learn and play together.

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Baylor Local League

We have the most Competitive Youth Basketball League in Illinois. 10 Basketball games guaranteed, plus a Championship Playoff! Play 2-3 games, Sundays only.

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2016 Baylor’s Winter Basketball League

March 26, 2016

The weather did not stop any of the actions in the gym for the 10th Annual Baylor’s Winter Basketball League. The Baylor’s Winter Basketball League brought in …

Boy’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament

February 25, 2016

The Boy’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament was loaded with talented teams from Illinois and Northwest Indiana. We had traveling AAU Teams as well as local …

Girls Winter Blast Basketball Tournament

February 25, 2016

The Girl’s Winter Blast Basketball Tournament was loaded with talented teams from Illinois, Indianapolis, Lafayette and Northwest Indiana. We had girls traveling AAU Teams as well …

Baylor’s Paul McRoberts plays in the 67th Reese’s Bowl

February 3, 2016

Paul Mc Roberts represented Baylor Youth Foundation exceptionally well in the 67th Reese’s Senior Bowl Who would have known  that Paul McRoberts would give up playing …

Girl’s Big Time Exposure Classic

June 25, 2015

The Girl’s Big Time Exposure Classic attracted many teams from across the country, and also out of the country. Some of the most Elite teams …

Winter Basketball League ends with a BLAST!

February 25, 2015

Baylor’s Winter Basketball League ends with a BLAST! We brought in the best competition throughout Northwest Indiana, Wisconsin and Chicagoland Area. Here are the results …

Baylor’s Youth’s League Championship

February 20, 2015

The Baylor’s Winter Basketball League Championship is set for Sunday, February 22, 2015. Come out and support your favorite teams. We have the most competitive …

Illinois Xpress’s Jordan Kirk

February 20, 2015

As the league comes to an end, several players stick out in your mind. One of them is Illinois Xpress’s Jordan Kirk. Illinois Xpress has …

The Proceeds Fund Mentoring Programs

We have a 100% High School Graduation rate and approximately 94% our mentored youths enter institutions of higher learning.

What truly makes our AAU basketball tournaments, NCAA basketball events, and all our programs so different is that, not only are they the biggest and attract top talent and so many coaches, but that the proceeds are used to fund mentoring programs.

Baylor Youth Foundation is a legally founded charity, started in 2001. It is the passion of Toi Baylor. She herself was an AAU coach and former Athletic Director and women's college assistant coach.

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Bringing Opportunity to Inner City Youth

Baylor Youth Foundation is a Not for Profit Organization.

Changing Lives Through Sports Mentoring. Providing academic support, expanding horizons and exposing youth to college coaches and getting basketball scholarships.

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You Can Make a Difference

Every dollar counts. We insure disadvantage youth graduate High School and can travel to college interviews with money you provide. Help today.

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