The 2014 Marshall County Hoop Fest gets underway tomorrow evening at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky.
This year's event is loaded with nationally-ranked teams and top-level recruits.
Kentucky teams in the event:
- Lincoln County
- Marshall County
- Graves County
- McCracken County
Here are some of the top players in the event:
- Skal Labisssiere (Reach Your Dream Prep)
- Carlton Bragg (Villa Angela-St. Joseph)
- Thomas Bryant (Huntington Prep)
- Miles Bridges (Huntington Prep)
- Cheick Diallo (Our Savior)
- Aric Holman (Owensboro)
- Malik Newman (Callaway)
- Thon Maker (Orangeville Prep)
- Derrick Jones (Archbishop Carroll)
- Mario Kegler (Arlington Country Day)
- JaQualis Matlock (Hopkinsville)
- Dwayne Bacon (Oak Hill)
- Daniel Giddens (Oak Hill)
- Braxton Blackwell (Christ Presbyterian)
- Timmy Taylor (Lincoln County)
- Jacob Conway (Lincoln County)
Coaches who are likely to attend (per a good source):
- Kentucky, John Calipari and/or assistants (Thursday and Saturday)
- Auburn, Bruce Pearl and/or assistants (Saturday, both sessions)
- Louisville, Rick Pitino and/or assistants
- Kansas, Bill Self and/or assistants
- Florida International
- Also hearing rumors that Indiana's Tom Crean will be in attendance
Here is the updated schedule:
Marshall County Hoop Fest
(All times Central)
Thursday, Dec. 4
4 p.m. – Marshall County vs. Massac (Ill.) girls
5:30 p.m. – Marshall County vs. Dyersburg (Tenn.)
7 p.m. – Sunrise Christian (Kan.) vs. Orangeville Prep (Can.)
8:30 p.m. – Graves County vs. Massac (Ill.)
Friday, Dec. 5
4 p.m. – Sunrise Christian (Kan.) vs. Quality Ed (N.C.)
5:30 p.m. – Arlington Country Day (Fla.) vs. Carlisle School (Va.)
7 p.m. – Callaway (Miss.) vs. Archbishop Carroll (Pa.)
8:30 p.m. – Huntington Prep (W.Va.) vs. Arsenal Tech (Ind.)
10 p.m. – Oak Hill (Va.) vs. Reach Your Dream Prep (Tenn.)
Saturday, Dec. 6
8:30 a.m. – White Station (Tenn.) vs. Arsenal Tech (Ind.)
10 a.m. – Marshall County vs. Madisonville North Hopkins girls
11:30 a.m. – Marshall County vs. Owensboro
1 p.m. – Hopkinsville vs. Lausanne (Tenn.)
2:30 p.m. – McCracken County vs. Lincoln County
4:30 p.m. – Christ Presbyterian (Tenn.) vs. La Lumiere (Ind.)
6 p.m. – Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) vs. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Ohio)
7:30 p.m. – Oak Hill (Va.) vs. Our Savior (N.Y.)
9 p.m. – Orangeville Prep (Can.) vs. Callaway (Miss.)
10:30 p.m. – Huntington Prep (W.Va.) vs. Arlington Country Day (Fla.)
More Info on the Event
Hoop Fest Site
Tales from Previous Visits to the Hoop Fest
All-session passes for this year’s event are available for $35. Single-session passes are $15. Call the Marshall County AD’s office at (270) 527-6714 for tickets.
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