Parker/Jones Matchup tips off ESPN High School Showcase - SCACCHoops.com
Parker/Jones Matchup tips off ESPN High School Showcase
Parker/Jones Matchup tips off ESPN High School Showcase
   Posted by Duke Hoop at  12/11/2012 10:01:48 PM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

On Monday the 2012-13 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase schedule was released which will feature a total of 36 nationally ranked prospects from the ESPN 100, ESPN 60 and ESPN 25 and the top seven teams in the ESPN 25 Power Rankings. The 14-game schedule will be broadcasted across three major ESPN networks — ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU — beginning from December 13, 2012 through February 10, 2013.

From a Duke-related standpoint, a lot of attention will be turned to the event opening nightcap on Thursday between No. 1 Simeon Career Academy (Illinois) and No. 19 DeSoto High School (Texas). Jabari Parker, the No. 2 overall ranked player in the class of 2013, will lead Simeon (1-0) against Duke signee Matt Jones, the No. 36 overall ranked player, and DeSoto (10-1) in front of head coach Mike Krzyzewski and members of the Duke coaching staff at 9:30 on ESPN.

Parker, who made his on-court return from a right foot injury December 1 in Simeon’s season opener, is currently considering the Blue Devils along with BYU, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford. He is expected to end his college recruitment in either January or February after completing his fifth and final official visit to Stanford. Duke is viewed as one of the likely destinations for Parker along with Michigan State.

Jones, who helped lead DeSoto to the Arlington Classic Championship with 20 points on December 4, is one of two Duke signees from the 2013 class. A 6’4″ shooting guard, he is highly regarded as the best pure shooter in the senior class, with range extending out to the NBA three-point line.

The 2013 Spalding Hoop Hall Classic will also be featured January 20-21. The six-game event will bring together the elite of the elite including Parker and Simeon.

The full two-month schedule for the ESPN High School Basketball Showcase is listed below as your viewer’s guide:

Date Time (ET) Game Site Network
12/13/12 07:30 PM Seguin (Texas) vs. Kimball (Texas) Grand Prairie High School Grand Prairie, Texas ESPNU
  08:00 PM #12 Archbishop Mitty (Calif.) vs. #7 Travis (Texas) Hopson Field House Missouri City, Texas ESPN
  09:30 PM #1 Simeon (Ill.) vs. #19 DeSoto (Texas) Grand Prairie High School Grand Prairie, Texas ESPN
01/05/13 06:00 PM #1 Simeon vs. #2 Montverde Academy (Fla.) Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, W.Va. ESPN2
  08:00 PM Gonzaga (D.C.) vs. Salesian (Calif.) Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, W.Va. ESPNU
01/12/13 04:00 PM TBD TBD ESPN2
01/20/13 02:00 PM #13 St. Benedict’s Prep (N.J.) vs. #15 Montrose Christian (Md.) Blake Arena Springfield, Mass. ESPNU
  05:00 PM New Hampton Prep (N.H.) vs. #3 Huntington Prep (W. Va.) Blake ArenaSpringfield, Mass. ESPN
01/21/13 12:00 PM #10 Lone Peak (Utah) vs. #12 Archbishop Mitty Blake ArenaSpringfield, Mass. ESPNU
  2:00 PM #6 Oak Hill (Va.) vs. #1 Simeon Blake ArenaSpringfield, Mass. ESPNU
  4:00 PM #4 Findlay Prep (Nev.) vs. #2 Montverde Blake ArenaSpringfield, Mass. ESNPU
  6:00 PM #20 DeMatha (Md.) vs. Hudson Catholic (N.J.) Blake ArenaSpringfield, Mass. ESPNU
01/26/13 9:00 PM TBD TBD ESPNU
02/10/13 6:00 PM TBD TBD ESPN2

 

By Chad Lykins

This article was originally published at http://DukeHoopBlog.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  

Comments on Parker/Jones Matchup tips off ESPN High School Showcase

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the color of the first character:




Newsbreaker Archives

2014
  January 2014 (169)
  February 2014 (142)
  March 2014 (144)
  April 2014 (87)
  May 2014 (73)
  June 2014 (63)
  July 2014 (102)
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Who are you taking to win the ACC Football Championship in 2014-15?
Florida State
Anyone Else


Newsbreakers
Coaches Poll is out; Did the coaches get it right?
7/31/2014 9:08:47 PM
UNC ranked #23 in Preseason Coaches Poll
7/31/2014 9:06:26 PM
UNC Football Dealing With Some Attrition
7/31/2014 9:06:26 PM
Is Sheldon Jeter Ready to Start for Pitt?
7/31/2014 9:05:47 PM
Florida State Football Preview
7/30/2014 10:14:03 AM
Syracuse Links - Will DaJuan Coleman Play This Year?
7/30/2014 6:08:22 AM
Cover Four: Reason's UNC Will Win the Coastal Division
7/30/2014 6:06:44 AM
ACC Football Championship odds to win according to Bovada
7/29/2014 8:31:48 PM
Georgia Tech Football Preview
7/29/2014 9:52:33 AM
Louisville's Akoy Agau Having Surgery Tuesday Morning
7/29/2014 9:36:50 AM
Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere 7/29
7/29/2014 6:07:14 AM
Looking at UNC's Running Back Position
7/29/2014 6:05:18 AM
UNC's Offensive Line Seeks Improvement in 2014
7/29/2014 6:05:18 AM
Reasons NC State Will Go Bowling in 2014
7/29/2014 6:05:18 AM
Best ACC Players at their Position : Breakdown Per Team
7/28/2014 6:29:54 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)