DEC 21-22: THE CHRISTMAS CROSSOVER
- 17 Dec
Eleven years ago, Houston area high school teams shocked the Nation after dominating competition from across the country. On December 21-22, 2018 history has a chance to repeat itself! Jim Hicks (Rcs Sports), Glenn Smith (MetroPlexHoops), Marcus Sloan (OTR Exposure) are proud to present a new holiday high school basketball showcase - The Christmas Crossover, which will take place the weekend before Christmas, December 21 - 22nd @ the newly built 5,000 seat Houston ISD’s Delmar Fieldhouse. Each game during the two day event will feature a Houston team versus an out of town opponent!
Out of town teams: Alexandria Peabody (LA) - 2018 state finalist, New Orleans Crescent City (LA) - 2018 state finalist, Sulphur Springs (TX) - went 30-5 last season and returned 8 players, Dallas Universal Academy (TX) – feat. the state’s top soph post Arthur Kaluma 6'7 & Jimel Cofer 6'4 jr, Dallas iSchool Entrepreneurial Academy (TX) - one of top TCAL privates in the state, feat. Johnathan Aku 6'11 jr & Quevian Adger 6'7 jr, C.H. Flowers (MD) - feat. one of the tallest frontcourts of any DC area public school. Plus, Lawton Christian (OK) a very promising young program feat. Devon Barnes 6'0 soph & Atlanta Holy Spirit (GA) - feat. 247Sports.com #1 ranked player - Anthony Edwards, NBAdraft.net projects as the #1 pick of the 2020 draft.
Greater Houston teams: Concordia Lutheran - 2018 TAPPS state champion feat. Kansas State recruit Montavious Murphy 6'8 sr and Sam Houston State signee Pierce Hellums 6'2 sr, Eisenhower - feat. future TSU Tigers Ja'Mare 6'0 & Ja'Mere Redus 5'11 sr, Elkins - guided by future University of Texas star Donovan “Stretch” Williams 6'5 sr, Episcopal - 2018 SPC state finalist feat. Jahari Long 6'2 jr, Foster - feat. Ruben " Deuce" Fatharee 6'8 soph & Tay Fisher 6'0 sr, Houston Christian – feat. Texas A&M bound Sahvir Wheeler, Morton Ranch - feat. Greater Houston's top scorer LJ Cryer 6'1 jr & Eddie Lampkin 6'9 jr, Sam Houston - 134-19 over the past four seasons with two of Houston's top unsigned seniors - Marlon Jackson 6'3 & Chris Green 6'2, Shadow Creek – Houston’s top ranked team feat. Hartford recruit PJ Henry 5'10 sr & Akin Newton 6'2 sr, Texas Christian featuring one of the state’s tallest frontcourts Sam Ayomide 6’11 soph + Mohamed Ngom 6’10 frosh & ESPN #12 ranked Jerrell Colbert 6'9 soph. Let's not forget, The Woodlands Christian - 2018 TAPPS State Champions feat. 11th grade duo Bakari LaStrap 5'10 & EJ Jones 6'8.
Click here for FRIDAY SCHEDULE
Click here for SATURDAY SCHEDULE
Click here for both days' PRINTABLE SCHEDULE