Basketball Hall of Fame to Host 6th Annual Hoophall West

Elite Players and Marquee Teams Scheduled to play in December

 

 

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and game schedule for the 2018 Hoophall West, an annual basketball showcase now in its sixth year. The event serves as the west coast version of the original Springfield, Massachusetts-based Hoophall Classic – an event that has featured many of the top prep teams and players for more than 15 years. Hoophall West game action will take place at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale on December 6th, 7th and 8th.

“Each December we look forward to hosting Hoophall West in beautiful Arizona, bringing together top local talent and national programs,” said John L. Doleva, President & CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “Hoophall West is a phenomenal showcase of rising talent and if you’re a basketball fan, you don’t want to miss this.”

Marquee matchups for 2018 include, Pinnacle High School (AZ) vs. San Joaquin Memorial High School (CA), Chicago Simeon (IL) vs. Rancho Christian (CA), Bishop Gorman (NV) vs.Denton Guyer (TX) Hillcrest Prep (AZ) vs. Denton Guyer (TX) and Shadow Mountain (AZ) vs. Chicago Simeon (IL).  A full schedule can be found below and broadcast details will be released at a later date. 

Last year’s Hoophall West games were highlighted by Timmy Edwards (Utah), Keldon Johnson (Kentucky), David McCormack (Kansas) and Shareef O’Neal (UCLA). This year’s standouts from the Class of 2019 include De'Vion Harmon (Denton Guyer, Oklahoma), Jaelen House (Shadow Mountain, Arizona State), Nico Mannion (Pinnacle, Arizona), and Isaiah Mobley (Rancho Christian, USC).

From the Classes of 2020 and 2021, players to watch include ESPN’s #1 ranked player Evan Mobley(Rancho Christian, Undecided), Jalen Green (San Joaquin, Undecided), Kyree Walker (Hillcrest Prep, Arizona State) and Jaden Hardy (Coronado, Undecided).

Supporting sponsors of Hoophall West include Nike, Grand Canyon University, Gatorade, Blacktop Basics and Heated Sole. Heated Sole will be on-site to treat fans to a preview experience of their sneaker culture showcase scheduled to take place at the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Sunday, December 9. Hoophall West pre-sale tickets are available for just $10 starting November 1. For more information on Hoophall West, visit TheHoophallClassic.com/West.

 

2018 Hoophall West Schedule

Thursday, December 6 – Session 1

5:00 PM

Chaparral High School, AZ

Liberty High School, NV

7:00 PM

Pinnacle High School, AZ

San Joaquin Memorial High School, CA

9:00 PM

Paradise Honors High School, AZ

Clark High School, NV

 

Friday, December 7 – Session 2

4:00 PM

Gonzaga Prep, WA

Modesto Christian School, CA

5:30 PM

Chicago Simeon High School, IL

Rancho Christian School, CA

7:00 PM

Bishop Gorman High School, NV

Denton Guyer High School, TX

8:30 PM

Shadow Mountain High School, AZ

Phoenix Saint Mary's, AZ

 

Saturday, December 8 – Session 3

9:00 AM

Corona del Sol High School, AZ

Eleanor Roosevelt High School, MD

10:30 AM

Higley High School, AZ

Coronado High School, NV

12:00 PM

Millennium High School, AZ

Rolling Hills Prep, CA

1:30 PM

Perry High School, AZ

Modesto Christian School, CA

 

Saturday, December 8 – Session 4

4:00 PM

Bishop Gorman High School, NV

Gonzaga Prep, WA

5:30 PM

Hillcrest Prep, AZ

Denton Guyer High School, TX

7:00 PM

Pinnacle High School, AZ

Rancho Christian School, CA

8:30 PM

Shadow Mountain High School, AZ

Chicago Simeon High School, IL

 

About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate and high school, for both men and women on the global stage.

For more information:
Visit us online: www.hoophall.com or www.TheHoophallClassic.com/West

… on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBHOF
… on Twitter/Instagram: @hoophall #HoophallWest

… or call 1-877-4-HOOPLA