Northeast Hoops Festival Preview
April 9th, 2010
New England Recruiting Report
This weekend’s third annual Northeast Hoops Festival is loaded with talent from top to bottom.
Expressions Elite, New England Playaz, Mass Rivals, Connecticut Basketball Club, Metro Boston, MBR, Rhode Island Hawks, Connecticut Elite, Bay State Magic, ANU Generation, Rhode Island Breakers, Connecticut Hoopstars, Boston Warriors, Connecticut Gold, Lone Wolf, Connecticut Basketball Academy, Granite State Jayhawks, and many more.
The Northeast Hoops Festival features an overwhelming amount of local New England talent for sure, with all six states represented.
But they don’t call it the NORTHEAST Hoops Festival for nothing as the New York Panthers, Long Island Lightning, Long Island Lightning Dingle, East Coast Fusion, Riverside Hawks, New York Jaguars, and Westchester Hawks are just a few of the other teams from the tri-state area making the trip. Also traveling north is Mid-Atlantic Select, a South Carolina based program with multiple division I prospects.
The action tips off tonight at Sacred Heart University with all 137 teams getting into action on Saturday morning.
The New England Recruiting Report will feature continuous updates throughout the weekend with multiple recaps per day, up to date scores, and Junior Elite coverage.
Some of the top local products expected to be in action include:
Class of 2011 – Zach Askew, Oscar Assie, Brandyn Benson, Robbie Bier, Alex Conaway, Rich Conway, Josh Dugas, Laurent Firlotte, Brandon Jones, Gerald McClease, C.J. Moss, Ethan ODay, Nick Pendergast, Adam Schrecengost, Freddie Wilson, Zach Auguste, Anthony Barry, Joe Bramanti, Donald Celestin, Dennis Clifford, Pat Connaughton, Demitry Coronell, Aaron Cosby, Jared Fay, Dan Giovacchini, Marcus Grant, Zach Hurynowicz, Cedric Kuakumensah, Deric McCottrell, Brian Miller, Angel Nunez, Joe Sharkey, Chris Sherwood, Tyler Strange, Jules Tavares, Kyle Umemba, Vince Van Nes, Zach Blodgett, Tyler McFarland, Keegan Pieri, Graham Safford, Cam Shorey, Ryan Canty, Connor Green, Ben Hill, Jamie Holder, Scott King, Jordan Laguerre, David Madol, Sean McClung, Mike Mitchell, Mike OLoughlin, Imoh Silas, Steve Spirou, Zach Stevens, Naadir Tharpe, Troy Davine, Jake Donnelly, Ben Ferris, Austin Robinson, Jaren Scrubb, Alex Snyder, Nick Swim, Evan Tullar, Josh Varney.
Class of 2012 – Tom Bajda, Devin Coleman, John Covington, Andre Drummond, Kris Dunn, Lucas Hausman, Pat Hopkins, James Jennings, Bryan Jones, Arkel Miles, John Papale, Timajh Parker-Rivera, Henry Pendergast, Zach Restifo, Aaron Spence, Kevin Trotman, Tafari Whittingham, Casey Woodring, Khem Birch, Tommy Carpenter, Evan Cummins, Eric Davis, Josh Downes, Jake Layman, Eli Lubick, Akosa Maduegbunam, Canaan Severin, Jaymie Spears, Patrick Talentino, Kaleb Tarczewski, Mike Thorpe, Lucas Van Nes, Steve Wynn, Christian McCue, Jared Fahmy, Devin Gilligan, Brad Holler, Showly Nicholson, Tarik Smith, Javon Williams, Gunner Bjornson, Bryan Gautier, Ricardo Ledo, Adrian Oliviera, Harrison Taggart.
Class of 2013 – Kuran Iverson, Kahlil Dukes, Cane Broome, Alec Brennan, Aaron Calixte, Derek Collins, Jake Fay, Ramon Gibbons, Carlin Haymon, Demitry Lewis, Timmance McKinney, Jaquille Taylor, Cornelius Tyson, Noah Vonleh, Dimitri Floras, Kaleb Joseph, Charles Correa, Ben Engvall, Tom Hunt.