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Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 8:38am

Hoops in Overdrive Schedule

Updated: 3 years ago.
Photo by Studio 7 photography, Liz Blount

A true basketball smorgasbord takes place over the next three days at Centennial High School in Roswell as 27 teams will take part in the event. One of the most highly anticipated games is Class 5A No. 2 Milton against Winter Park (Fla) on Friday.

The 3rd Annual ‘Hoops in Overdrive’ brings 28 teams and 150 D-1 athletes to Centennial High School in Alpharetta this weekend for a 3-day high school basketball tournament featuring some of the best talent in the nation. The nation’s consensus top rated high school senior, 6’5”Austin Rivers (Winter Park, FL son of current Boston Celtics head coach/NBA great Doc Rivers, and future Duke University Blue Devil) will face top rated high school basketball team in country, Georgia’s own Milton High School. Milton will be led by the senior trio of Julian Royal (Committed to Georgia Tech #58 ESPNU), Dai-jon Parker (committed to Vanderbilt University #35 ESPNU) and Shannon Scott (committed to Ohio State #63 ESPNU). This clash of the titans will take place on Friday, December 31, at 6:00PM ET. University of Georgia fans can catch a glimpse of the future as Georgia bound Kantavious Caldwell Greenville HS, GA ranked #11 ESPNU) and 6’10” Tim Dixon (Oldsmar Christian, FL) will be competing as well.

WHEN: Thursday, December 30, 2010 – Saturday, January 1, 2011.

WHERE: Centennial High School, 9310 Scott Rd., Alpharetta, GA 30022

WHO: Featured athletes include:

Austin Rivers Winter Park HS- (#1 ranked player in USA signed with Duke University)

Kentavious Caldwell Greenville HS (TOP 10- Naismith Finalist- signed w/ U of Georgia)

Kevin Ware Rockdale Co HS (TOP 75 - University of Tennessee signee)

Rodney Hood Meridian HS (TOP 30-Mississippi State University signee)

Devin Langford Lee HS (Top 100- University of Illinois signee)

Chris Jones Oak Ridge Military (TOP 50- University of Tennessee signee)

Shannon Scott Milton HS (TOP 50-Ohio State University signee)

Negus Webster Chan- Huntington Prep (2012 T0P 50 committed to Louisville)

Dom Pointer Quality Education Academy (Top 75- signed with St. John’s University)

Dai-Jon Parker Milton HS (TOP 75-Vanderbilt University signee)

Jeremiah Davis Huntington Prep (TOP 150- signed with University of Cincinnati)

Phillip Greene IMG Academy (Top 150- Big East looks and others) Jordan Price SW Dekalb (2012 Top 75 SEC and others)

Josiah Moore Norcross HS (Top 150 signed with University of Nebraska) Chris Bolden Norcross HS (2012 committed to University of Miami)

Craig Sword Carver-Montgomery (2012- Top 100- SEC offers) 1 of BEST juniors in Alabama

Theo Pinson Oak Ridge Military- (2014 TOP 15 in his class) Invited to TOP 20 frosh event.

Charles McKinney Quality Education Academy (TOP 150 committed to Depaul University)

FULL SCHEDULE:

Thursday, December 30, 2010
2pm: Evelyn Mack Academy (NC) vs New Birth (GA)
3:30pm: Drew HS (GA) vs South Cobb HS (GA)
5pm: Lovejoy HS (GA) vs Carver-Montgomery HS (AL)
6:30pm: Centennial HS (GA) vs Gadsden City HS (AL)
8pm: Greenville HS (GA) vs Rockdale County HS (GA)
Friday, December 31, 2010
12:00pm: New Birth (GA) vs. Oldsmar Christian (FL)
1:30pm: IMG Academy (FL) vs Quality Education (NC)
3pm: Rockdale Co HS (GA) vs Eastside HS (MS)
4:30pm: Oak Ridge Military (NC) vs Huntington Prep (WV)
6pm: Winter Park HS (FL) vs Milton HS (GA)
7:30pm: SW Dekalb HS (GA) vs Norcross HS (GA)
9pm: Buford HS (GA) vs Lee HS (AL)
Saturday, January 1, 2011
12:00pm: Oldsmar Christian (FL) vs Christian Faith (NC)
1:30pm: Quality Education (NC) vs Huntington Prep (WV)
3pm: Morgan Co HS (GA) vs Lovejoy HS (GA)
4:30pm: Meridian HS (MS) vs SW Dekalb HS (GA)
6pm: Oak Ridge Military (NC) vs Brookwood HS (GA)
7:30pm: Centennial HS (GA) vs Brookwood HS (GA)
9pm: Tallahassee Rickards HS (FL) vs South Atlanta HS (GA)

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