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Monday / July 24.
  • Eight Teams Named for DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals

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    Eight teams were named for the DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals at Christ the King High School March 30-April 1.

    The quarterfinals will be shown on ESPNU, the semifinals on ESPN2 and the championship game on ESPN.

    Per USA Today, here is schedule:

    Quarterfinals

    Thursday

    Game 1: No. 3 Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) vs. No. 6 Shadow Mountain (Phoenix), noon

    Game 2: No. 4 Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) vs. No. 5 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 2 p.m.

    Game 3: No. 2 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) vs. No. 7 Greensboro Day (Greensboro, N.C.), 4 p.m.

    Game 4: No. 1 La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.) vs. No. 8 Wasatch Academy (Mouth Pleasant, Utah), Noon

     

    Semifinals

    Friday

    w/o Game 1 vs. w/o Game 3, 5 p.m.

    w/o Game 2 vs. w/o Game 4, 7 p.m.

     

    Final

    Saturday

    Noon

     

    Nathan Hale (Seattle, WA), which features 6-10 senior Michael Porter Jr., is the No. 1 team in the USA Today poll but opted not to participate in the event after winning a state championship.

    The event features five McDonald’s All-Americans who will compete in the McDonald’s All-American Game March 29 in Chicago, including La Lumiere’s Brian Bowen (uncommitted) and Jaren Jackson (Michigan State); Findlay Prep’s P.J. Washington (Kentucky); IMG Academy’s Trevon Duval (uncommitted) and Oak Hill’s Billy Preston (Kansas).

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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.