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2017 CHICK-FIL-A CLASSIC TEAMS

The 16th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic Holiday Basketball Tournament is excited to announce the teams for the 2017 Tournament and Carolina Challenge Showcase. The tournament features 16 teams divided into two (2) eight team bracket formats. The tournament field consists of teams representing the states of South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, California, Florida, Virginia, Utah, Nevada, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. To find out more information about the participating teams, select the About Teams link on our home page.

In addition to nationally ranked and defending state champion teams, over 30 nationally ranked players are scheduled to participate including 18 of the nation’s top 150 senior prospects, 10 of the nation’s top 150 juniors and 3 of the nation’s top 25 sophomores as ranked by Rivals. See Rivals rankings at the bottom of the page.

The dates for this year’s tournament are December 20, 21, 22 & 23. All games will be played at Richland Northeast High School. Brackets and game times will be announced in November.  This year’s teams are as follows:

*Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)

*Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nevada)

*Prolific Prep of Napa Christian (Napa, California)

*IMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida) replaces The Rock School (Gainesville, FL)

*Providence Day (Charlotte, North Carolina)

*Huntington Prep (Huntington, West Virginia)

* Paul VI (Fairfax, Virginia)

*Westside (Macon, Georgia)

*Cannon (Concord, North Carolina)

*Westtown (West Chester, Pennsylvania)

*Cox Mill (Concord, North Carolina)

*Corner Canyon (Draper, Utah)

*Porter Gaud (Charleston, South Carolina)

*Lower Richland (Hopkins, South Carolina)

*W.J. Keenan (Columbia, South Carolina)

*Gray Collegiate (West Columbia, South Carolina)

 

2017 Carolina Challenge Showcase Teams

The Carolina Challenge Showcase series will be played in conjunction with the Chick-fil-A Classic. This year’s participating teams include:

  • Thomasville (Thomasville, Georgia)
  • United Faith Christian Academy (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Richland Northeast  (Columbia, South Carolina)
  • Blythewood (Blythewood, South Carolina)
  • A.C. Flora (Columbia, South)
  • York Prep (Rock Hill, South Carolina)
  • Hammond (Columbia, South Carolina)

 

This year’s tournament/showcase nationally ranked players scheduled to participate:

RIVALS Class of 2018 Top 150 as of 11/1/17

  • #4 Cameron Reddish 6’8 (Westtown, PA)
  • #9 Jordan Brown 6’11 (Prolific Prep of Napa Christian, CA)
  • #12 Reggie Perry 6’9 (Thomasville, GA)
  • #17 Devon Dotson 6’2 (Providence Day, NC)
  • #18 Keldon Johnson 6’6 (Oak Hill Academy, VA)
  • #25 Silvio De Sousa 6’9 (IMG, FL)
  • #33 David McCormack 6’10 (Oak Hill Academy, VA)
  • #41 Khavon Moore 6’8 (Westside, GA)
  • #47 Will Richardson 6’4 (Oak Hill Academy, VA)
  • #53 Brandon Slater 6’7 (Paul VI, VA)
  • #60 Darius Days 6’8 (IMG, FL)
  • #73 Rechon “Leaky” Black 6’7 (Cox Mill, NC)
  • #81 Jairus Hamilton 6’7 (Cannon, NC)
  • #98 Jamie Lewis 6’2 (Findlay Prep, NV)
  • #100 Keyshawn Emery 6’2 (IMG, FL)
  • #114 Keyontae Johnson 6’5 (Oak Hill Academy, VA)
  • #119 Aaron Nesmith 6’6 (Porter Gaud, SC)
  • #133 Jeenathan Williams 6’6 (Prolific Prep of Napa Christian, CA)
  • #142 Jake Forrester 6’8 (Westtown, PA)
  • #148 Reggie Chaney 6’7 (Findlay Prep, NV)

 

RIVALS Class of 2019 Top 150 as of 11/1/17

  • #12 Chol Marial 7’2 (IMG Academy, FL)
  • #20 Christian Brown 6’7 (Lower Richland, SC)
  • #28 Josh Green 6’5 (IMG, FL)
  • #31 Josiah James 6’6 (Porter Gaud, SC)
  • #32 Wendell Moore 6’4 (Cox Mill, NC)
  • #51 Juwan Gary 6’6 (Gray Collegiate, SC)
  • #57 Marvin Price 6’8 (Huntington Prep, WV)
  • #69 Jahmius Ramsey 6’4 (IMG, FL)
  • #77 DJ Burns 6’9 (York Prep, SC)
  • #106 Anthony Harris 6’3 (Paul VI, VA)
  • #107 Deuce Dean 6’4 (York Prep, SC)
  • #130 Michael Christmas 6’5 (Huntington Prep, WV)

 

RIVALS Class of 2020 Top 50 as of 11/1/17

  • #12 Jeremy Roach 6’2 (Paul VI, VA)
  • #16 Noah Farrakhan 6’0 (IMG, FL)
  • #44 Jaemyn Brakefield 6’8 (Huntington Prep, WV)
  • #47 Noah Collier 6’6 (Westtown, PA)

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