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Wednesday / September 20.
  • High School & ESPN Hoops Schedule

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    A lot of folks have been emailing me asking about high school hoops tournaments and providing schedules. Here’s a preliminary list of upcoming events. Click on the event name for the link to the schedule. Feel free to email me at [email protected] if I’m missing anything.

    Dec. 18-19: NEW HEIGHTS HOLIDAY HOOP FESTIVAL (The Bronx, NY) featuring Bishop Loughlin, Cardozo, Lincoln & Christ the King

    Dec. 18-23: CITY OF PALMS CLASSIC (Fort Myers, Fla). featuring Paterson Catholic, St. Benedict’s, Winter Haven (Fla.), Westchester

    Dec. 19-20: HOOP GROUP TIP-OFF CLASSIC (Union, NJ) featuring St. Patrick, St. Anthony, Lincoln and Plainfield

    Dec. 26-29: JINGLE BELLS JUBILEE (Paterson, NJ) featuring Paterson Kennedy, Don Bosco, Hudson Catholic & Passaic

    Dec. 26-29: SLAM DUNK BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (White Plains, NY) featuring Peekskill, Long Island Lutheran, Xaverian and White Plains

    Jan. 3: NEW YEAR’S JUMP-OFF (Teaneck, NJ) featuring St. Anthony, Paterson Catholic & Seton Hall Prep

    Jan. 10: SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR INNER-CITY CHILDREN FESTIVAL (Kean University) featuring St. Anthony, St. Ben’s and St. Pat’s

    Jan. 15-18: HOOPHALL CLASSIC  (Springfield, Mass) featuring St. Anthony, St. Benedict’s, St. Patrick, De Matha & Findlay Prep

    Jan. 16: DAN FINN CLASSIC (Jersey City, NJ): featuring St. Anthony, St. Ben’s

    Jan. 16 & 18: BIG APPLE BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL (NY, NY) featuring Half Hollow Hills West, Bishop Loughlin, Cardozo, St. Raymond’s & Winchendon

    Jan. 18: FREEDOM FIGHTERS HOOP CHALLENGE (Paterson, NJ) featuring Hudson Catholic, Paterson Kennedy, Paterson Eastside

    Jan. 22-24: PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT (Morgantown, W.V.) featuring Paterson Cathollic, Oak Hill, Rice & Westchester

    Jan. 23: COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS (Elizabeth, NJ) featuring St. Patrick vs. St. Benedict’s

    Jan. 24: IZOD HIGH SCHOOL SHOWCASE featuring St. Anthony, St. Ben’s and NIA Prep

    Jan. 29-30: SNY INVITATIONAL (New York, NY) featuring Long Island Lutheran, Boys & Girls, Cardozo & Rice

    Jan. 29-30: PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT (Philly): Philly teams

    Jan. 30: NEWARK INVITATIONAL (Newark, NJ) featuring St. Anthony, St. Benedict’s, St. Patrick, De Matha & Memphis White Station

    Feb. 6: MATER DEI NIKE EXTRAVAGANZA (Santa Ana, Calif.) featuring St. Patrick, Wheeler (Ga.), Mater Dei

    Feb. 12-14: PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT (New Jersey) featuring Oak Hill vs. St. Patrick

    2009-10 ESPN, ESPN2 & ESPNU High School Boys’ Basketball Schedule

     

    Date Time (ET) Game Network
    Fri., Dec. 11 9:30 p.m. No. 47 Duncanville (Texas) vs. No. 40 Lincoln (Texas)Ellis Davis Field House – Dallas, Texas ESPNU
    Thu., Dec. 17 7 p.m. No. 1 Findlay Prep (Nev.) vs. No. 16 Northland (Ohio)The Rike Center – Westerville, Ohio ESPN
      9 p.m. No. 33 Waukegan (Ill.) vs. No. 25 Ames (Iowa)Hilton Coliseum – Iowa State University ESPN
    Wed., Dec. 23 7:30 p.m. City of Palms ClassicBishop Verot High School – Ft. Myers, Fla. ESPNU
      9:30 p.m. City of Palms ClassicBishop Verot High School – Ft. Myers, Fla. ESPNU
    Sat., Jan. 16 4 p.m. No. 16 Northland (Ohio) vs. No. 3 Oak Hill (Va.)Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Spalding Hoophall Classic – Springfield, Mass. ESPN
    Mon, Jan. 18 11 a.m. Bishop O’Connell (Va.) vs. No. 4 St. Benedict’s (N.J.)Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Spalding Hoophall Classic – Springfield, Mass. ESPNU
      1 p.m. No. 6 Westchester (Calif.) vs. St. Anthony (N.J.)Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Spalding Hoophall Classic – Springfield, Mass. ESPNU  
       3 p.m. No. 1 Findlay Prep (Nev.) vs. No. 2 St. Patrick (N.J.)Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Spalding Hoophall Classic – Springfield, Mass. ESPNU
      5 p.m. No. 19 Mater Dei (Calif.) vs. No. 7 DeMatha (Md.)Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Spalding Hoophall Classic – Springfield, Mass. ESPNU
    Tue., Feb. 2 11 p.m. No. 30 Jefferson (Ore.) vs. Kentwood (Wash.)Location TBD ESPN2
    Fri., Feb. 5 5 p.m. No. 12 Montverde Academy (Fla.) vs. The Sagemont School (Fla.)Location TBD ESPNU
      7 p.m. No. 41 Winter Park (Fla.) vs. No. 23 Pine Crest (Fla.)Location TBD ESPN2
    Sat., Feb. 6 4 p.m. Bishop Luers (Ind.) at Lawrence North (Ind.) ESPNU
    (Photo courtesy Naismith Hall of Fame)

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.