A multi-city high school basketball event
unlike any in the country.

Matching the top national programs against some of the area’s best teams.


Washington DC Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10 2017
at Dematha High School
(map below)

Dematha (MD)
Oak Ridge (FL)
Wesleyan Christian (NC)
Westtown (PA)
Paul VI (VA)
Wheeler (GA)
Mount St. Joe’s (MD)
St. John’s (MD)
Archbishop Wood (PA)

Washington DC Location

Dematha High School | Google Maps App
4313 Madison St, Hyattsville, MD 2078

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Dallas Schedule

Friday, December 15, 2017 at Highland Park High School
(map below)

6:30p Highland Park girls vs. North Forney girls
8:00p Highland Park vs. Chicago Simeon (IL)

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Dallas Location

Highland Park High School | Google Maps App
4220 Emerson Ave, Dallas, TX 75205

Lancaster Schedule

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Lancaster High School
(map below)

2:30p South Garland vs. Sunrise Christian (KS)
4:00p Desoto vs. Whitney Young (IL)
5:30p Waxahatchie vs. Chicago Simeon (IL)
7:00p Lancaster vs. Oak Hill Academy (VA)

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Tampa Schedule

Friday, January 19th 2018

5:00p Huntington Prep (WV) vs. Oldsmar Christian
6:30p Berkeley Prep vs. West Oaks
8:00p Montverde Academy (PG) vs. IMG (PG)

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Saturday, January 20th 2018

12:00p Huntington Prep (WV) vs. Victory Rock
1:30p IMG Academy (national varsity) vs. West Oaks
3:00p Oak Ridge (FL) vs. Tampa Prep
4:30p Oak Hill Academy (VA) vs. St. Pete
6:00p Montverde Academy (national varsity) vs. Berkeley Prep

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Tampa Location

Berkeley Preparatory School | Google Maps App
4811 Kelly Rd, Tampa, FL 33615

ESPN 2018 Player Rankings – Tampa Players

ESPN #1 overall – R.J. Barrett Montverde Academy
ESPN #7 overall – Keldon Johnson Oak Hill Academy
ESPN #8 overall – Anfernee Simons IMG Post Grad committed to Louisville
ESPN #20 overall – Emmitt Williams Oak Ridge
ESPN #28 overall – Silvio De Sousa IMG National Varsity
ESPN #33 overall – David McCormarck Oak Hill Academy
ESPN #38 overall – Will Richardson Oak Hill Academy
ESPN #42 overall – Elijah Weaver Oldsmar Christian
ESPN #45 overall – Antwann Jones Oak Ridge committed to Oklahoma State
ESPN #46 overall – Andrew Nembhard Montverde Academy
ESPN #56 overall – Mike Devoe Montverde Academy
ESPN #91 overall – Eric Ayala IMG National Varsity

ESPN 2019 Player Rankings – Tampa Players

ESPN #4 overall – Chol Marial IMG National Varsity
ESPN #28 overall – Makhi Mitchell Montverde Academy
ESPN #32 overall – Josh Green Montverde Academy
ESPN #35 overall – Josh Nickelberry Oak Hill Academy
ESPN #50 overall – Jordan Mitchell Montverde Academy

ESPN 2020 Player Rankings – Tampa Players

ESPN #20 – Jaemyn Brakefield Huntington Prep


D1 Scholarship athletes have
participated in the National Hoopfest


Teams went on to win National Championship


Players currently in the NBA

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History & Alumni

National Hoopfest was established in 2011 as the Penny Hardaway Classic. In 6 years, we have hosted 10 tournaments including Memphis, Las Vegas and Tampa. Our 2015 game featuring Oak Hill Academy vs. Hamilton High School (Memphis, TN) was ESPN’s highest rated HS game of the year, reaching almost 6 Million viewers. We continue to draw the best national and local high school talent, having had over 100 D1 scholarship athletes participate in the event, including 5 NBA lottery picks.

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