The 2017-2018 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase will feature 11 games across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU from December to February. The schedule will highlight nine of country’s top programs, and 36 players ranked in the ESPN 100 (’18), ESPN 60 (’19) and ESPN 25 (’20), including recruits who have commits to Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Kentucky, LSU, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oregon, Rutgers, St. Louis and Syracuse. The action begins Thursday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPNU when ESPN 25 No.3 recruit Jalen Suggs (Minnehaha Academy) faces ESPN 100 No. 10 recruit Tre Jones (Apple Valley High School).
“This year’s High School Basketball Showcase displays some of the nation’s best talent,” said Paul Biancardi, ESPN National Recruiting Director. “The senior class is headlined by ESPN No.1 R.J. Barrett and No. 2 Zion Williamson. In addition, this year’s exciting schedule will feature an amazing collection of talent as seven of the ESPN top ten prospects from the class of 2018 are competing in the Showcase. In the ESPN 60 we will witness the two top emerging prospects in No.1 James Wiseman and No.2 Vernon Carey Jr. Leading the ESPN 25 will be the No.3 sophomore in the class of 2020 Jalen Suggs. The showcase of games will have nationally ranked powerhouse teams along with some of the best high school coaches in the country.” All games will be called by Biancardi and play by play commentator Ted Emrich.
|Fri, Feb 2||5:30 p.m.||No. 20 Archbishop Molloy (N.Y.) at Christ the King (N.Y.)||ESPNU|
More information can be found in a press release via the link below: