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Thursday / October 19.
  • ESPN High School Basketball Showcase schedule announced

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    ESPN has announced their GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase schedule.

    The slate of games includes 34 top recruits, 22 commits to college programs and 11 nationally ranked teams.

    “Three players ranked No. 1 at their position, in their class, will be televised: Seniors SF Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep, Mo.) and SG Malik Monk (Bentonville High School, Ark.), and junior PG Trevon Duval (Advanced Prep International, Texas). #1 PF Harry Giles (Oak Hill Academy, Va.) was scheduled to appear but will not play due to injury,” the network said in a release.

    Thon Maker will make his ESPN debut, they said.

    Full schedule of games:

    • Sunrise Christian, Kan. vs. No. 4 Advanced Prep International, Tex.
      Thursday, December 3: 5:00 p.m. on ESPNU from Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky.
      • No. 43 Sr. Kameron McGusty & No. 32 Jr. Isaiah Jasey vs. No. 10 Sr. Terrance Ferguson, No. 65 Sr. Mark Vital, No. 4 Jr. Trevon Duval & No. 6 Jr. Billy Preston
    • No. 15 Chaminade College Prep, Mo. vs. No. 3 Oak Hill Academy, Va.
      Thursday, December 3: 7:30 p.m. on ESPN from Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky.
      • No. 2 Sr. Jayson Tatum & No. 51 Sr. Tyler Cook vs. No. 1 Sr. Harry Giles (injured), No. 32 Sr. Mario Kegler, No. 66 Sr. Braxton Key, No. 98 Sr. Joe Hampton, No. 24 Jr. Matt Coleman, No. 29 Jr. Devontae Shuler & No. 50 Jr. Ty-Shon Alexander
    • No. 5 Huntington Prep, W.V. at No. 2 Montverde Academy, Fla.
      Monday, December 7: 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2 from Montverde Academy in Montverde, Fla.
      • No. 8 Sr. Miles Bridges & No. 55 Sr. Curtis Jones vs. No. 97 Sr. Micah Potter, No. 2 Soph. Silvio De Souza & No. 3 Soph. E.J. Montgomery
    • Cypress Lakes High School, Tex. vs. Foothills Christian, Calif.
      Friday, December 18: 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2 from TBD
      • No. 7 Sr. De’Aaron Fox vs. No. 13 Sr. T.J. Leaf
    • Athlete Institute, Ontario, Canada vs. No. 1 Findlay Prep, Nev.
      Saturday, January 16: 6:00 p.m. on ESPN from Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
      • Thon Maker vs. No. 15 Jr. P.J. Washington & No. 33 Jr. Markus Howard
    • No. 14 Chaminade College Prep, Mo. vs. No. 7 DeMatha Catholic, Md.
      Monday, January 18: 11 a.m. on ESPNU from Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
      • No. 2 Sr. Jayson Tatum & No. 51 Sr. Tyler Cook vs. No. 12 Sr. Markelle Fultz & No. 12 Jr. D.J. Harvey Junior
    • Mater Dei High School, Calif. vs. No. 3 Oak Hill Academy, Va.
      Monday, January 18: 1 p.m. on ESPNU from Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
      • No. 1 Sr. Harry Giles (injured), No. 32 Sr. Mario Kegler, No. 66 Sr. Braxton Key, No. 98 Sr. Joe Hampton, No. 24 Jr. Matt Coleman, No. 29 Jr. Devontae Shuler & No. 50 Jr. Ty-Shon Alexander
    • No. 11 Sierra Canyon High School, Calif. vs. No. 2 Montverde Academy, Fla.
      Monday, January 18: 3 p.m. on ESPNU from Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
      • No. 22 Jr. Cody Riley & No. 34 Jr. Ira Lee vs. No. 97 Sr. Micah Potter, No. 2 Soph. Silvio De Souza & No. 3 Soph. E.J. Montgomery
    • No. 12 High Point Christian Academy, N.C. vs. No. 8 Chino Hills High School, Calif.
      Monday, January 18: 5 p.m. on ESPNU from Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
      • No. 6 Sr. Bam Adebayo vs. No. 11 Sr. Lonzo Ball
    • El Dorado High School, Ark. vs. No. 10 Bentonville High School, Ark.
      Friday, January 22: 5:30 p.m. on ESPNU from Bentonville High School in Bentonville, Ark.
      • No. 45 Jr. Dan Gafford vs. No. 5 Sr. Malik Monk
    • Saint Joseph High School, N.J. vs. Lone Peak High School, Utah
      Friday, February 5: 11:00 p.m. on ESPNU from Lone Peak High School in Highland, Utah
      • No. 36 Sr. Tyus Battle vs. No. 14 Sr. Frank Jackson
     

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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 and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. 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.