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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to Host 5th Annual American Family Insurance Hoophall West

 
Thursday, October 12, 2017

CBS Sports Network to Televise Doubleheader on Friday, December 8

 

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and game schedule for the 2017 American Family Insurance Hoophall West, an annual basketball showcase now in its fifth 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 8th and 9th.

“Hoophall West brings together the best in high school basketball on a regional and national level,” said John L. Doleva, President & CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We thank American Family Insurance for their continued support which allows us to host these outstanding teams in a first-rate event.”

“The enthusiastic determination these athletes have for going after their dreams is inspiring,” said Dan Guzman, American Family Insurance specialty marketing director. “American Family Insurance is pleased to provide a showcase for highlighting the hard work, dedication and talent of these student-athletes.”

This year’s marque matchups, which will be televised by CBS Sports Network on Friday, December 8, include Oak Hill Academy (VA) vs. Lone Peak High School (UT) and Shadow Mountain High School (AZ) vs. Chino Hills High School (CA). CBS Sports Network is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

Other exciting matchups will feature Chaparral (AZ) vs. Crossroads School (CA), Desert Vista (AZ) vs. Findlay Prep (NV), and Shadow Mountain (AZ) vs. Sierra Canyon (CA). Several matchups will be streamed live online by FloHoops. GameChanger will serve as the official stats provider of the event with live updates available online.

Last year’s Hoophall West games were highlighted by DeAndre Ayton (Arizona), LiAngelo Ball (UCLA), Alex Barcello (Arizona) and Jaren Jackson (Michigan State). This year’s standouts for the Class of 2018 include Timmy Edwards (Red Mountain High School, AZ, Utah), Keldon Johnson (Oak Hill Academy, VA), David McCormack (Oak Hill Academy, VA, Kansas) and Shareef O’Neal (Crossroads School, CA, Arizona). From the Classes of 2019 and 2020, players to watch include Josh Nickelberry (Oak Hill Academy, VA), Onyeka Okongwu (Chino Hills, CA), Marcus Bagley (Sierra Canyon, CA) and Nico Mannion (Pinnacle, AZ).

Supporting sponsors of the 2017 American Family Insurance Hoophall West include Nike, Grand Canyon University and Gatorade. Pre-sale tickets are available for just $10 starting November 1. For more information on the 2017 American Family Insurance Hoophall West, visit www.TheHoophallClassic.com/West.

 

2017 American Family Insurance Hoophall West Schedule

 

Friday, December 8 – Session 1

3:30 PM

Oak Hill Academy, VA

Lone Peak High School, UT

CBS SN

5:15 PM

Shadow Mountain High School, AZ

Chino Hills High School, CA

CBS SN

7:00 PM

Chaparral High School, AZ

Crossroads School, CA

FloHoops

8:30 PM

Chavez High School, AZ

Clark High School, NV

FloHoops

 

Saturday, December 9 – Session 2

9:00 AM

Basha High School, AZ

Coronado High School, NV

FloHoops

10:30 AM

Phoenix St. Mary's, AZ

Rolling Hills Prep, CA

FloHoops

12:00 PM

Red Mountain High School, AZ

Crossroads School, CA

FloHoops

1:30 PM

Sunnyslope High School, AZ

Lone Peak High School, UT

FloHoops

 

Saturday, December 9 – Session 3

4:00 PM

Desert Vista High School, AZ

Findlay College Prep, NV

FloHoops

5:30 PM

Oak Hill Academy, VA

Trinity International School, NV

FloHoops

7:00 PM

Pinnacle High School, AZ

Clark High School, NV

TBA

8:30 PM

Shadow Mountain High School, AZ

Sierra Canyon School, CA

FloHoops

 

About American Family Insurance

Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2017, is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 315 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web www.amfam.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter www.twitter.com/amfam.

 

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