The 10th Annual Coventry Health Tournament of Champions is slated for November 24th through November 28th at Washington Community High School, and this year’s field is once again loaded with top Illinois and National talent.
It is hard to believe that this is the 10th anniversary of the event, but in this time, the ToC has proven to be one of the elite high school basketball events in America! Thousands of High School Basketball players from the small towns and big cities of our nation as well as hoopsters from over 50 countries have participated in the ToC. And to think that some of these players have become some of the elite players of the NBA, well that’s really hard to comprehend.
To illustrate the success of the ToC, all you have to do is just take a moment and peruse the different sections of our website!
- If you want to find out more about the outstanding talent that has graced the courts at Washington Community High School then go to the WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Section. There you will read about the ToC Players who are now showcasing their talents in the NBA and the College Ranks.
- If you want to read about the Super Stars of the ToC, then go to the NEWS Icon and click on the DANDY DOZEN page. There you will read about some of the elite players of the event, such as NBA All-Star Anthony Davis and NBA Stars such as De Andre Jordan, Tristan Thompson and Andrew Wiggins.
- If you want to see the teams involved in this year’s event, click on the TEAMS icon and find out all the scoop on this year’s incoming teams and talent.
- If you want to learn more about the history of the event, then by all means click on the HISTORY tab and start checking it out. This website also highlights the Record Holders of the ToC- on the RECORDS Icon.
This year’s event is going to feature a bevy of future Hoops Stars as well as several teams that will be vying for state championships next March.
This year’s event will feature superior basketball talent from 8 different states! High School All-Americans like La Lumiere’s 6’7” Jr. Brian Bowen, 6’11” Sr. James Banks and Freshman Sensation Tyger Campbell will match up with Spain Park’s All-America Duo- 6’10” Jr. Austin Wiley and 6’4” Jr. Jamal Johnson in the Team Works National Classic! Arlington Country Day, FL and St. Louis Christian, MO will also battle for the TW Title with two highly talented lineups. ACD will feature 7'4" Fr. All-America Chol Marial and Bradley commit- 6'9" Sr. Koch Bar.
The City of Washington Invitational will feature some of the top matchups of the early season, when the Host Panthers challenge Kewanee, Genoa-Kingston, Proviso East and national teams- Little Rock Baptist Prep, AR, AR; Bishop Alemany- CA; Huntsville Lee, AL and St. Louis Riverview Gardens, MO. Top talent in this extravaganza will include- 7’3” So. Connor Vanover of Baptist Prep, Malik and Tracey Burnett of Huntsville Lee, the Bishop Alemany Backcourt-Duo of 6’4” Jr. Ernie Sears and 5’6” Sr. Shacquille Dawkins. Riverview Gardens will feature dynamic 6’6” PG Zeke Moore while Illinois supplies some outstanding talent with Washington’s Lou Griffith and Devin Whitelow, Proviso East’s Antonio Williams, Kewanee’s Donovan Oliver and Genoa-Kingston’s Tommy Lucca!
In the ToC Shootout Series- the Champaign Central Maroons will make their 10th Appearance in the ToC as they feature 3 big time players- 6’7” Sr. Nick Finke, 6’9” Sr. A.J. Beckett and the #1 sophomore in Illinois- 6’6” Tim Finke. The Shootout Series will feature several elite players including, Milwaukee Riverside’s 6’6” Jr. Terrence Lewis; 6’6” Jr. Coreyoun Rushin of Chicago Westinghouse and Hazelwood Central’s 6’6” Sr. Xavier Sneed.
See ya in November!