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Sunday / December 17.
  • R.J. Barrett, Naz Reid to Highlight 2018 Metro Classic in New Jersey

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    Uncommitted guard R.J. Barrett of Montverde (FL) Academy and LSU-bound forward Naz Reid of Roselle (N.J.) Catholic will highlight the 2018 Metro Classic.

    The 6-foot-7 Barrett, who is down to Duke, Kentucky and Oregon, will lead Montverde against the 6-10 Reid and Roselle Catholic on the first night of the three-day event, which runs Feb. 9-11 at Kean University.

    Tickets may be purchased in advance at metroclassicbasketball.com or at the ticket window on day of game subject to availability.

    This year’s elite matchups include:

    2/9/18 (Kean University)

    Montverde Academy Prep (FL) v. St. Thomas More (CT)(H)                            5:00 pm

    First Love Christian (PA) v. St Mary’s Elizabeth (H)                                             6:30 pm

    Montverde Academy (FL) v. Roselle Catholic (H)                                                8:00 pm

     

    2/10/18 (Kean University)

    North Bergen v. Linden  (H)                                                                                    5:00 pm

    Long Island Lutheran (NY) v Rutgers Prep (H)                                                      6:30 pm

    Montverde Academy (FL) v. Gil St. Bernards (H)                                                 8:00 pm

     

    2/11/18 (Kean University)

    Hunterdon Central v. North Bergen (H)                                                                12:00 pm

    First Love v. St. Thomas More (CT)           (H)                                                      1:30 pm

    Montverde Prep v. Coastal Academy        (H)                                                      3:00 pm

    Mary Louis (NY Girls) v. Rutgers Prep (Girls) (H)                                                 4:30 pm

    Union Catholic v. Roselle Catholic (H)                                                                   6:00 pm

    Montverde(FL) v. Christ the King (NY) (H)                                                            7:30 pm

     

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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.