Hoops in Overdrive Shootout Tournament Info

For the basketball fan that is looking for some good high school basketball over the holidays the Hoops In Overdrive Shootout Tournament at Centennial High School is the place to be. The tournament features over 100 Division 1 recruits, 9 of Scout.com's top 100 players for 2011 and 4 of the top 75 for 2012. Georgia Tech signee Julian Royal will be one of the featured performers in the tournament.

The 28 team tournament kicks off December 30th and runs through January 1st. In addition to Royal and the star-studded Milton team, the tournament features Duke signee Austin Rivers from Winter Park, Florida, Tennessee signee Kevin Ware from Rockdale County, Mississippi State signee Rodney Hood from Meridian, Mississippi and LSU signee Johnny O'Bryant from Philadelphia, Mississippi both of whom were heavily pursued by Georgia Tech, and a Norcross team that features Richmond signee Alonzo Nelson, Miami signee Chris Bolden, and UNC-Charlotte signee E. Victor Nickerson.

The feature game of the tournament will be December 31st with Milton High School and Julian Royal facing Winter Park and Austin Rivers at 6:30pm. The two teams met in the City of Palms Tournament in Fort Meyers, Florida with Milton winning by a point on 20 points and 10 rebounds by Royal. That game will be followed by S.W. DeKalb featuring juniors Jordan Price and Shaq Goodwin versus Norcross featuring Nickerson, Bolden, and Nelson.

2:00PM – Evelyn Mack Academy (NC) vs. New Birth (GA)
3:30PM - Drew HS (GA) vs. South Cobb HS (GA)
5:00PM – Lovejoy HS (GA) vs. Carver-Montgomery HS (AL)
6:30PM – Centennial HS (GA) vs. Gadsden City HS (AL)
8:00PM – Greenville HS (GA) vs. Rockdale County HS (GA)

12:00PM – Oldsmar Christian (FL) vs. New Birth (GA)
1:30PM – IMG Academy (FL) vs. Quality Education (NC)
3:00PM – Rockdale Co HS (GA) vs. Eastside HS (MS)
4:30PM- Oak Ridge Military (NC) vs. Huntington Prep (WV)
6:00PM - Winter Park HS (FL) vs. Milton HS (GA)
7:30PM –SW Dekalb HS (GA) vs. Norcross HS (GA)
9:00PM- Buford HS (GA) vs. Lee HS (AL)

NOON - Oldsmar Christian (FL) vs. Christian Faith (NC)
1:30PM – Quality Education (NC) vs. Huntington Prep (WV)
3:00PM – Morgan Co HS (GA) vs. Lovejoy HS (GA)
4:30PM – Meridian HS (MS) vs.S.W. Dekalb
6:00PM – Oak Ridge Military (NC) vs. IMG Academy (FL)
7:30PM - Centennial HS (GA) vs. Brookwood HS (GA)
9:00PM – Tallahassee Rickards HS (FL) vs. South Atlanta HS (GA)

1. Austin Rivers – Winter Park, FL. – Duke signee – ranked 3rd
2. Kentavious Caldwell – Greenville, GA. - UGA signee – ranked 13th
3. Rodney Hood – Meridian, MS. - Mississippi State signee – ranked 24th
4. Johnny O'Bryant – Eastside, MS – LSU signee – ranked 25th
5. Dai-Jon Parker – Milton, GA – Vanderbilt signee – ranked 36th
6. Dominique Pointer – Quality Education Academy, N.C. – St. Johns signee – ranked 40th
7. Julian Royal – Milton, GA. – Georgia Tech signee – ranked 58th
8. Nick Jacobs – South Atlanta, GA. – Alabama signee – ranked 95th
9. Kevin Ware – Rockdale County, GA. – Tennessee signee – ranked 97th

1. "Shaq" Goodwin – S.W. Dekalb – ranked 38th
2. Negus Webster Chan – Huntington Prep, W.V. – ranked 45th
3. Evan Nolte – Milton, GA. – ranked 69th

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