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GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase: Spalding Hoophall Classic Features Three Top 10 Teams and 23 Top Recruits

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The 2017-2018 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase continues this weekend with five games from the Spalding Hoophall Classic on ESPN and ESPNU in Springfield, Mass. The weekend kicks off with Chino Hills (Calif.)  vs. Spartanburg Day on Saturday, Jan. 13., at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Monday’s slate of the remaining four games will air in its entirety on ESPNU beginning at 11 a.m. with John Carroll (Md.). vs. Hudson Catholic (N.J.).  The No. 2 vs. No. 3 matchup of Oak Hill (Va.) vs. University School (Fla.) will air at 3 p.m. All games will be called by national recruiting director and analyst Paul Biancardi and play-by-play commentator Ted Emrich.

The Spalding Hoophall Classic as part of GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase will feature 15 players from the ESPN 100 (’18), including the nation’s top three recruits No. 1 R.J. Barrett, No. 2 Zion Williamson, and No. 3 Cam Reddish. Barrett and Reddish have already committed to Duke University. In addition, the showcase will include seven players from the ESPN 60 (’19) and No. 13 Noah Farrakhan and No. 26 Scottie Barnes from the ESPN 25 (’20).

The Spalding Hoophall Classic as part of GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, Jan 13 8 p.m. Chino Hills (Calif.) vs. Spartanburg Day (S.C.) ESPN
Mon, Jan 15 11 a.m. John Carroll (Md.) vs. Hudson Catholic (N.J.) ESPNU
1 p.m. No. 22 Mater Dei (Calif.)  vs. No. 1 Montverde Academy (Fla.) ESPNU
3 p.m. No. 3 University School (Fla.) vs. No. 2 Oak Hill (Va.) ESPNU
5 p.m. No. 21 IMG Academy (Fla.) vs. Westtown (Pa.) ESPNU

***Team Rankings per USA Today High School Sports

 

ESPN 100 Participants (Class of 2018)

Rank Player Positon High School College Commitment
No. 1 R.J. Barrett SF Montverde Academy Duke
No. 2 Zion Williamson PF Spartanburg Day
No. 3 Cam Reddish SF Westtown School Duke
No. 7 Keldon Johnson SF Oak Hill Academy Kentucky
No. 12 Immanuel Quickley PG John Carroll School Kentucky
No. 21 Louis King SF Hudson Catholic High School Oregon
No. 23 Jahvon Quinerly PG Hudson Catholic High School
No. 33 David McCormack C Oak Hill Academy Kansas
No. 38 Will Richardson PG Oak Hill Academy Oregon
No. 46 Andrew Nembhard PG Montverde Academy Florida
No. 56 Mike Devoe PG Montverde Academy Georgia Tech
No. 61 Darius Days PF IMG Academy LSU
No. 91 Eric Ayala PG IMG Academy Maryland
No. 93 Montez Mathis SG John Carroll School Rutgers
No. 94 Luther Muhammad SG Hudson Catholic High School Ohio State

 

ESPN 60 Participants (Class of 2019)

Rank Player Positon High School College Commitment
No. 2 Vernon Carey Jr. C NSU University School  
No. 4 Chol Marial C IMG Academy
No.16 Onyeka Okongwu PF Chino Hills High School
No. 20 Balsa Koprivica C Montverde Academy
No. 28 Makhi Mitchell PF Montverde Academy Maryland
No. 32 Josh Green SG IMG Academy
No. 50 Jordan Mitchell SF Montverde Academy

 

ESPN 25 Participants (Class of 2020)

Rank Player Positon High School
No. 13 Noah Farrakhan PG IMG Academy
No. 16 Scottie Barnes PF NSU University School

 

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Contact: Kimberly Elchlepp at [email protected] or 860-424-2923; @kimelchlepp