Hoop Mountain Fall Classic Tips Tonight
Hoop Mountain’s annual New England Fall Classic will tip off on Friday night at Mass Premier Courts. The event, now in its 20th year, has long been known as the premier fall college showcase in New England, drawing in college coaches by the dozens year after year.
The preliminary field for this year’s event looks particularly strong with several scholarship level prospects on hand and quality talent from all six states.
Registration begins at 6pm with the basketball kicking off at 7pm. Round Robin games are scheduled to begin promptly at 7:30pm and continue until 10pm.
Some of the players expected to attend include: Oscar Assie, SR, St. Joseph’s HS (CT); OShawn Bannister, SR, Weaver HS (CT); Aaron Bartley, JR, Christian Heritage (CT); John Basile, JR, Longmeadow HS (MA); Cane Broome, SO, East Hartford HS (CT); Christian Collette, SR, Sheehan HS (CT); Josh Downes, Soph, Tabor Academy (MA); Musa Elsir, SR, West Springfield HS (MA); Jared Fay, SR, Brimmer & May (MA); Levy Gillespie, FR, Capital Prep (CT); Dante Gomes, SR, Burrillville HS (RI); Ryan Hartung, JR, Phillips Andover (MA); Brad Holler, JR, Bishop Guertin HS (NH); Sam Johnston, SR, Greely HS (ME); Brandon Jones, SR, St. Joseph’s HS (CT); Ishmael Kalilou, P-G, Taft (CT); Zach Karalis, JR, North Andover HS (MA); Matt Kneece, SR, Shrewsbury HS (MA); Jake Laga, SR, Northampton HS (MA); Craig Luschenat, JR, Andover HS (MA); Conor Macomber, SR, St. John’s Prep (MA); Kayon Mayers, SR, Boston Trinity (MA); Deric McCottrell, SR, St. Sebastian’s (MA); Samir McDaniels, SR, New Mission HS (MA); Cesar Mejia, JR, St. Raphael HS (RI); Will Michalski, SR, Shrewsbury HS (MA); Kachi Nzerem, SR, New Mission HS (MA); Elijah Okagbare, JR, Boston Trinity (MA); Ryan Palumbo, P-G, Williston Northampton (MA); Keegan Pieri, SR, Camden Hills (ME); Zach Restifo, JR, Kingswood-Oxford (CT); Colin Richey, SO, Whitinsville Christian (MA); Lamar Tate, SR, McMahon HS (CT); Kadeem Thompson, SR, Boston Trinity (MA); Michael Varrichione, SR, Xaverian Brothers (MA)
The Fall Classic begins an exciting weekend of action in New England as the third annual New England Elite 75 Showcase – Frosh/Soph Edition takes place Saturday at Boston University’s Case Gymnasium.
Stay tuned to the New England Recruiting Report throughout the weekend for the latest updates on both events.