Moore, Morris Named to Jordan Regional Teams
The game will be part of the Jordan Brand Classic, held on April 17th at Madison Square Garden, and featuring the International Game and the All-American Game.
The regional game will feature the top players from the New York City metropolitan area in a City vs. Suburbs showdown.
Moore is a native of Brentwood, New York and played his summer basketball with the New York Panthers. Morris is a native of Augusta, Georgia but played his summer basketball with the New York Gauchos.
Heading to many of the top college programs in the northeast - including St. Johns, Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, Seton Hall, Kansas State, Temple, Rutgers, Boston, Vermont, Richmond, Manhattan, Stony Brook - the players represent one of the most talented classes in the history of the Regional Game.
The City Team includes Mike Alvarado (All Hallows/Bronx, NY), Maurice Barrow (Christ the King/Middle Village, NY), David Coley (Thomas Jefferson/Brooklyn, NY), Brandon Frazier (Bishop Loughlin/Brooklyn, NY), Leroy Isler (Boys &Girls/Brooklyn, NY), Kadeem Jack (Rice/New York, NY), Ryan Rhoomes (Cardozo/Bayside, NY), Jeffrey Short (John F. Kennedy/Bronx, NY), Shane Southwell (Rice/New York, NY) and Malik Thomas (Wadleigh/New York, NY).
The City Team will be coached by Paul Gilvary (Holy Cross High School/Flushing, NY) and Ed Gonzalez (Bishop Loughlin High School/Brooklyn, NY)
The Suburban Team includes Gilvydas Biruta (St. Benedict's Prep/Newark, NJ), Aaron Brown (St. Benedict's Prep/Newark, NJ), Fuquan Edwin (Paterson Catholic/Paterson, NJ), Marcus Henderson (Newburgh Free Academy/Newburgh, NY), Antoine Mason (New Rochelle/New Rochelle, NY), J.J. Moore (South Kent School/South Kent, CT), Jason Morris (The Hotchkiss School/Lakeville, CT), Ronald Roberts (Saint Peter's Preparatory/Jersey City, NJ), Brian Voelkel (Iona Preparatory/New Rochelle, NY) and Derrick Williams (St. Anthony/Jersey City, NJ).
Suburban Team will be coached by Mike Kelly (Saint Peter's Preparatory School/Jersey City, NJ) and Bill Murphy (New Rochelle High School/New Rochelle, NY) on the bench.
This year's tripleheader will begin with the Regional Game at 3:30 p.m. followed by the International Game at 5:30 p.m., and the All-American Game at 8:00 p.m.
The International Game will feature the top 15-16 year old players from around the world, including 10 European players, who were recently selected at a Jordan Brand training camp held in Istanbul, Turkey on March 6-7. Additional players from China, Brazil and Africa will also join the International Team - roster to be announced at a later date.
Both the Regional and International games will be webcasted, FREE and exclusively on the High School Basketball Network. Go to JordanBrandClassic.TV and sign up