In addition to national powerhouses like DeMatha, Oak Hill, Rice, Lincoln, Christ the King, Episcopal and Mount Vernon, New Jersey's own Super Powers St. Patrick's, St. Benedicts and St. Anthony's will also be on hand to compete. While these schools all have long legacies for stellar team play and winning records, the fans will be coming to the arena to see numerous individual players they have only read about but have never actually seen.
participants from this year include:
Paul Harris, Notre Dame Academy, 6'-5"
Wayne Ellington, Episcopal Academy, 6'-4"
Brian Zoubeck, Haddonfield, 7'-0"
Curtis Kelly, Rice [NYC], 6'-9"
Corey Fisher, St. Patrick's, 5'-11"
Tywon Lawson, Oak Hill Academy, 5'-11"
Tyreke Evans, American Christian, 6'-3"
Lance Stephenson, Lincoln [Brooklyn], 6'-4"
Derrick Caracter, Notre Dame Academy, 6'-8"
Lance Thomas, St. Benedict's, 6'-7"
Gerald Henderson, Episcopal Academy, 6'-5"; guard, Duke
Edgar Sosa, Rice (NYC), 6'-2"; guard, Louisville
Ruben Guillandeux, St. Patrick's, 6'-5"; forward
Larry Davis, Christ the King, 6'-3"; guard, NC State
Jeff Allen, Oak Hill Academy, 6'-7"; forward
Rockwell Moody, Bishop O'Connell, 6'-9"; forward, St. Joe's or UVA
Albert Jackson, Oak Hill Academy, 6'-7"; forward, Georgia
Michael Beasley, Oak Hill Academy, 6'-8" Jr. forward, Charlotte
Herb Pope, Oak Hill academy, 6'-8"; Jr. forward, Pittsburgh
Nolan Smith, Oak Hill Academy, 6'-2"; guard
Dallas Lauderdale, Solon, Ohio, 6'-8"; forward
Corey Stokes, St. Benedict's, 6'-5"; Jr. guard
Solomon Alibi, Montverde Academy, 7'-1"; Jr. center
Austin Freeman, DeMatha, 6'-3"; Jr. guard
Samardo Samuels, St. Benedict's, 6'-7"; Soph. forward
Mike Coburn, Mt. Vernon, 5'-10"; Jr. guard
Jeff Robinson, St. Patrick's, 6'-6"; Jr. guard
Johnny Flynn, Niagara Falls, 5'-11"; Jr. guard, Syracuse
Jeff Jones, St. Augustine, 6'-4"; Jr. guard
Bobby Hill, Vashon, Mo., 6"-5"; Jr. guard
D. Wade, Linden, 6'-0"; Soph. guard
Click Here to see highlights from some of this year's participants:
Game Schedule is listed below:
Friday - February 10, 2006 @ Sovereign Bank Arena
3:00 pm - Council Rock North (Newtown, Pa.) (G) vs. S. Brunswick, N.J. (G)
4:30 pm - Hun School vs. Our Savior New American (Centereach, N.Y.)
6:00 pm - St. Anthony's (Jersey City, N.J.) vs. Riverdale Baptist (Upper Marlboro, Md.)
7:30 pm - Linden, N.J. vs. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.)
9:00 pm - St. Patrick's (Elizabeth) N.J. vs. American Christian (Aston, Pa.)
Saturday - February 11, 2006 @ Sovereign Bank Arena
11:00 am - St. Augustine (Richland, N.J.) vs. Abington Friends (Abington, Pa.)
12:30 pm - Trenton Central (Trenton, N.J.) vs. American Christian (Aston, Pa.)
2:00 pm - DeLaSalle (California) vs. Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
3:30 pm - Haddonfield, N.J. vs. Solon, Ohio
5:00 pm - Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.) vs. Montverde, Fla.
7:00 pm - Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) vs. St. Patrick's (Elizabeth, N.J.)
9:00 pm - Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) vs. St. Benedict's (Newark, N.J.)
Sunday - February12, 2006 @ Sovereign Bank Arena
9:30 am - Middle Twp.(Cape May Court House, N.J.) vs. Rancocas Valley (Mt. Holly, N.J.)
11:00 am - Trenton Catholic Academy vs. Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
12:30 pm - Christ The King (Queens, N.Y.) vs Bishop O'Connell (Va.)
2:00 pm - Rice (NYC) vs. St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron, Ohio)
3:30 pm - Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) vs. Paterson Catholic (Paterson, N.J.)
5:00 pm - Our Savior New American vs. Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.)
6:30 pm - Niagara Falls, N.Y. vs. Vashon, Mo.
8:00 pm - Lawrenceville, N.J. vs. Germantown Academy (Ft. Washington, Pa.)
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