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Tuesday / November 12.
  • Elite High School Hoops Tourneys

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    Every year I try to compile a list of some of the most high-profile high schools hoops tourneys. These events feature some of the top recruits and coaches in the nation and are great stops to see future Big East and other college standouts.

    Here is a preliminary list; click on the name of the event for schedule and details.

    If I’ve missed anything, shoot me an email at [email protected] with the tourney info and link.

    CITY OF PALMS CLASSIC, Dec. 17-22, Fort Meyers, Fla.

    KREUL CLASSIC, Dec. 17-21, Coral Springs, Fla.

    BIG APPLE BASKETBALL CHALLENGE, Dec. 18, Baruch College (Manhattan)

    HOOP GROUP TIP-OFF, Dec. 18-19, Plainfield, N.J./ South Orange, N.J.

    JINGLE BELLS JUBILEE, Dec. 26-29, Hudson Catholic (N.J.)

    BEACH BALL CLASSIC, Dec. 27-31, Myrtle Beach, Fla.

    HOOPS IN OVERDRIVE SHOOT-OUT, Dec. 30-Jan. 1, Atlanta

    NEW YEAR’S JUMP-OFF, Jan. 2, Teaneck, N.J.

    4th ANNUAL VILLA HOLIDAY CLASSIC, Jan. 2, St. Joe’s University (Philly)

    CANCER RESEARCH CLASSIC, Jan. 8, Wheeling, WV

    SFIC BOYS BASKETBALL FESTIVAL featuring┬áST. BENEDICT’S vs. ST. PATRICK, Jan. 9, Kean University (N.J.)

    TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, Jan 13.-15, Springfield, Mo.

    SPALDING HOOPHALL CLASSIC, Jan. 14-17, Springfield, Mass.

    DAN FINN CLASSIC, Jan. 15, Jersey City, N.J.

    BOARDWALK SHOWCASE, Jan. 15, Monmouth University

    BIG APPLE BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL, Jan. 15/17, Baruch College (Manhattan)

    FREEDOM FIGHTERS HOOP CHALLENGE, Jan, 17., Paterson, N.J.

    PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT, Jan. 21-22, Morgantown, WV

    NEWARK NATIONAL INVITATIONAL, Jan. 28, Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.

    PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT, Jan. 28-30, Philadelphia

    SNY INVITATIONAL, Jan. 28-29, LIU-Brooklyn

    PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT, Feb. 11-13, Kean University (N.J.)

    RUCKER SHOWCASE INVITATIONAL, Feb. 19, Wadleigh High, N.Y.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, 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.