2010 New Year Prep Classic Men's Basketball Tournament

Queen City Preparatory Academy and Garner Road Family YMCA hosts the 2nd Annual New Year Prep Classic Men's Basketball Tournament this weekend, January 8-10, 2010 in Raleigh, NC at the Garner Road YMCA.
By: Naundra Taylor
 
Jan. 6, 2010 - PRLog -- Charlotte, NC-Queen City Preparatory Academy and Garner Road Family YMCA hosts the 2nd Annual New Year Prep Classic Men's Basketball Tournament this weekend, January 8-10, 2010 in Raleigh, NC at the Garner Road YMCA. This event is expected to draw college coaches from all over the country as some of the top ranked players in the country will be competing in this national tournament which showcases basketball talent at the post-graduate and high school levels.  Teams that will be participating in this tournament include:

Queen City Prep Academy - Charlotte, NC
Faith Academy- Raleigh, NC
Carolina Prep Academy - Raleigh, NC
Southern Carolina Prep Academy - Charlotte, NC
Heat Basketball Academy - Martinsville, VA
Edison Prep Academy - Newark, NJ
Covenant Christian Academy - Atlanta, GA
Future Academy - Greensboro, NC
Rise Academy - Newark, NJ
Stevens Prep - Charlotte, NC
American International - Asheville, NC    
Mack Academy - Charlotte, NC

Some of the stand-out players in this tournament include:

From Queen City Preparatory Academy:  Aamir Kelliehan is a 6'2 shooting guard making big noise this year in the prep school circuit.  He is one of the top shooting guards in the country.  Jerome Hunter is a 6'10 forward and is ranked #87 in the country by ESPN.com.  Darius Davis is a 6'11 center and is ranked #83 in the country by ESPN.com.  Twin brother, 6'10 center Dejwan Davis has signed with the University of South Carolina-Aiken for the 2010 season.

Southern Carolina Prep has two 6'9 players, Gregory Sanders and Jeremy White.  Rodrecus Moore is a 6'2 shooting guard, another player to watch.

American International with legendary head coach John Jordan will feature 6'8 Gianni Stavrianidis and 7'5 Marko Mercetic.

Covenant Christian should be a threat with two 6'10 players, Emmanuel Evechinonso and Wuor Gatkouth and at the guard position, Travis Betran.

The tournament game schedule is as follows:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
5:00pm   Covenant Christian vs. American International   
5:00pm   Future Academy vs. Faith Academy

7:00pm   Queen City Prep Academy vs. Stevens Prep
7:00pm   Edison Prep vs. Heat Academy   

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010
11:00am   Stevens Prep vs. Covenant Christian   
11:00am   American International vs. Southern Carolina   

1:00pm   Queen City Prep vs. Edison Prep   
1:00pm   Mack Academy vs. Future Academy   

3:00pm   Covenant Christian vs. Carolina Prep
3:00pm   Garner Road (1) vs. Garner Road (2)

5:00pm   Southern Carolina vs. Rise Academy
5:00pm   Edison Prep vs. Mack Academy

7:00pm   Queen City Prep vs. Southern Carolina
7:00pm   Heat Academy vs. American International

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2010
10:00am   Stevens Academy vs. Mack Academy
10:00am   Carolina Prep vs. Heat Academy

12:00pm   Rise Academy vs. Carolina Prep
12:00pm   Garner Road (1) vs. Future Academy

The Garner Road Family YMCA is located at 2235 Garner Road, Raleigh, NC 27610.

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Queen City Prep Academy is a christian, college preparatory, boarding school that not only prepares basketball players to be successful college student athletes but helps all students to be successful college students . We are located in Charlotte, NC.
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