General Information

Invite only event for top USA preps vs. Canadian preps held in conjunction with the James Naismith Classic presented by the Basketball Hall of Fame. The event will take place in the Toronto area over the course of 3 days in a showcase format.

Showcase format - teams will play by International/Canadian rules.

The Naismith Prep Classic will feature some of the top prep programs from the United States facing off against some of Canada's best prep programs in conjunction with the James Naismith Classic presented by the Basketball Hall of Fame.  The event will take place in the Toronto area over the course of 3 days in a showcase format.  

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Players to Watch

Matthew Alexander Moncrieffe 2020 6’7W (Orangeville Prep) – Michigan State, Georgetown, Florida, Seton Hall

Kobe Elvis 2020 6’2 PG (Bill Crothers Prep) – Minnesota, TCU, Ole Miss, Depaul, UMass

Akoldah Gak2021 6’10 F (Blair Academy) – UConn, Miami, Wake Forest, Rutgers

Javonte Ferguson-Brown  2020 6’11 C - (Thornlea Prep) – Kansas, Texas A&M, Indiana, Providence, Maryland Georgetown

Jabri Abdur-Rahim 2020 6’6 W (Blair Academy) *Virginia Commit*

Coleman Stucke2020 6’7 F - (Orangeville Prep) *Northeastern Commit*

Sam Silverstein 2020 6’6 G (Northfield Mount Hermon) *Harvard Commit*

Anthony Kabala 2020 6’8 W (Redemption Christian Academy) – Maryland, Minnesota, Murray State

Kam Farris 2020 6’3 G (Redemption Christian Academy) – Umass, Old Dominion, Fairfield, Dayton, Murray State

Nana Owusu-Anane 2021 6’8 F (Vermont Academy) – Brown, Yale, Bryant

Josh Bascoe 2021 5’10 PG (Vermont Academy)

CJ Jones 2020 6’5 G (Vermont Academy) – Penn, Boston, Bucknell, Holy Cross, Vermont, Siena

Alex Nwagha 2020 6’8 F (Orangeville Prep) – James Madison, South Alabama

Shemar Rathan Mayes 2020 6’0 PG (Orangeville Prep) – UIC, Southern Utah

Dylan Kalambay 2022 6’8 F (Ridley College) – U16 Canadian National Team

Malachi Ndur 2020 6’8 F (Cushing Academy) *Brown Commit*

Bensley Joseph 2021 6’1 PG (Cushing Academy) – Iowa, Rutgers, UMass, Rhode Island, Richmond

Alexis Reyes 2021 6’7 G (Cushing Academy) – Illinois, UMass, St. John’s, Rhode Island

Toby Okani 2020 6’7 W (Cushing Academy) – Minnesota, UMass, Duquesne, Coastal Carolina

Jack Molloy 2021 6’7 W (Northfield Mount Hermon) – Harvard, Yale, Penn State, Boston College, Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Colgate

D.J. Gordon 2020 6’6 G (First Love) – Iowa, Providence, Pitt, VCU, Penn State

Isaiah Wilson 2020 6’0 PG (First Love) *Richmond Commit*

Jett Roesing 2020 6’4 G (First Love) *Duquesne Commit* 

Jaylen Blakes 2021 6’1 PG (Blair Academy) – Georgia, Yale

Lual Lual Manyang 2022 6’11 F (Blair Academy)

Jake Cook 2020 6’8 F (Vermont Academy) *LIU Brooklyn Commit*

Tyson Dunn 2020 6’3 PG (Bill Crothers)

Josh Morgan 2020 6’3 G (Father Henry Carr)


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If choosing a division option within in age group, please know that the Naismith Division is for B/C level teams and the Hall of Fame Division is for A/Elite level teams. If no division option exists within a grade/age group for registration, we will make sure to create separate divisions upon creating the schedule, as long as there are enough teams to satisfy separate Naismith and Hall of Fame divisions.

Team Fee


Team Registration Fee - 1 game

2 Game Fee


Two Games - BasketBull HoopsFest

Divisions/Age Groups



Bill Crothers School

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