2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions bracket released



Springfield, MO (Ozarks Sports Zone)  -- The 2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions bracket was released today. This year's field includes six teams that have been ranked in the top 50 nationally at some point this season, including Montverde Academy (Fla.), who is currently ranked #1 in the ESPN Top 25. The field also includes nine players that are ranked in the top 25 within their respecitive classes, including Prestonwood Christian (Texas) forward Julis Randle who is currently uncommitted, but ranked #3 in the Class of 2013. All tournament games will be played at JQH Arena on January 17-19. Past participants in the Bass Pro TOC includes NBA players John Wall, Bradley Beal, Lamar Odom, and Tyler Hansbrough.

See below for information on each school.

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MONTVERDE ACADEMY, MONTVERDE, FL
HEAD COACH: KEVIN BOYLE – 3 TIME NATIONAL “COACH OF THE YEAR”
LAST YEARS RECORD:  22-5
RUNNER-UP NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
PRESEASON RANKED #1 IN THE NATION – (ESPN)

KEY PLAYERS:
KASEY HILL: 6’0” SENIOR GUARD – RANKED #9 (RIVALS) - PRESEASON ALL-USA TEAM – COMMITTED TO: FLORIDA
DAKARI JOHNSON: 6’10” SENIOR CENTER – RANKED # 13 (RIVALS) -  MEMBER OF THE USA WORLD TEAM - RECRUITED BY: GEORGETOWN – KENTUCKY – KANSAS – LOUISVILLE – OHIO STATE – SYRACUSE
DEVIN WILLIAMS: 6’8” SENIOR FORWARD –  RANKED # 88 (RIVALS) COMMITTED TO: WEST VIRGINIA
D’ANGELO RUSSELL: 6’4” JUNIOR GUARD – RANKED # 15 (RIVALS)  RECRUITED BY: KENTUCKY – INDIANA – LOUISVILLE – OHIO STATE – TENNESSEE
JAYLN PATTERSON: 5’11” JUNIOR GUARD – RECRUITED BY: GEORGIA TECH
JUSTIN BIBBS: 6’5” JUNIOR GUARD – RECRUITED BY: CINCINNATI – XAVIER - DAYTON

ST. JOHN BOSCO, BELLFLOWER, CA                                    
HEAD COACH:  DERRICK TAYLOR      
LAST YEARS RECORD:  25-8
PRESEASON RANKED # 37 NATIONALLY (HIGHSCHOOL HARDWOOD)

KEY PLAYERS:
ISSAC HAMILTON:
6’4” SENIOR GUARD – RANKED # 16 (RIVALS)  – COMMITTED TO: UTEP
DANIEL HAMILTON: 6’7” JUNIOR FORWARD – RANKED # 26 (RIVALS) – RECRUITED BY: KANSAS – LOUISVILLE - UNCONN – USC – BAYLOR – UNLV – UCLA – SAN DIEGO STATE
DEVIN BURLESON: 6’9” JUNIOR CENTER – RECRUITED BY: TEXAS – NEW MEXICO – USC – UNLV - COLORADO
TYLER DORSEY: 6’4” SOPHOMORE GUARD – RANKED # 16 (ESPN) – RECRUITED BY: ARIZONA – GEORGETOWN – STANFORD – UCLA – UNLV

PRESTONWOOD CHRISTIAN, PLANO, TX                                        
HEAD COACH: CHRIS MAYBERRY   
LAST YEARS RECORD:  27-4
PREASON RANKED: # 8 NATIONALLY (HIGHSCHOOL HARDWOOD)
STATE CHAMPIONS

KEY PLAYERS:
JULIUS RANDLE: 6’9” SENIOR FORWARD – RANKED  #2 (RIVALS) – PRESEASON ALL-USA TEAM - RECRUITED BY: KANSAS – KENTUCKY – FLORIDA – TEXAS
MARQUAN BOTLEY: 6’0” SENIOR GUARD – RECRUITED BY: MEMPHIS – TCU
MICKEY MITCHELL: 6’7” SOPHOMORE GUARD – RANKED # 5 (ESPN) – RECRUITED BY: KANSAS – DUKE – KENTUCKY – FLORIDA

PAUL VI, FAIRFAX, VA    
HEAD COACH:  GLENN FARELLO      
LAST YEARS RECORD: 35-3
PRESEASON RANKED: # 21 NATIONALLY (HIGHSCHOOL HARDWOOD)
STATE CHAMPIONS
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

KEY PLAYERS:
JAMALL ROBINSON: 6’6” SENIOR FORWARD – COMMITTED TO: NIAGARA
EVAN TAYLOR: 6’3”  SOPHOMORE GUARD – RECRUITED BY: WAKE FOREST – WEST VIRGINIA
MARCUS DERRICKSON: 6’8” SOPHOMORE FORWARD – RANKED # 10 (ESPN) – RECRUITED BY: NORTH CAROLINA – GEORGETOWN – SYRACUSE - MARYLAND
FRANKLIN HOWARD: 6’4” SOPHOMORE GUARD – RECRUITED BY: KANSAS – GEORGETOWN – MARYLAND – VIRGINIA TECH
KEVIN DORSEY: 6’0” SOPHOMORE GUARD – RECRUITED BY: VILLANOVA – VIRGINIA TECH – MARYLAND - RUTGERS

BULLITT EAST, MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY                        
HEAD COACH:  TROY BARR
LAST YEARS RECORD: 26-6
PRESEASON RANKED: # 35 NATIONALLY (HIGHSCHOOL HARDWOOD)

KEY PLAYERS:
DEREK WILLIS: 6’9” SENIOR FORWARD – RANKED # 126 (RIVALS) COMMITTED TO: KENTUCKY

LITTLE ROCK HALL, LITTLE ROCK, AR
HEAD COACH: JON COLEMAN     
LAST YEARS RECORD: 27-3
STATE CHAMPIONS
2011-12 – RANKED: # 22 NATIONALLY (MAXPREPS)
PRESEASON RANKED: #45 NATIONALLY (HIGHSCHOOL HARDWOOD)
PRESEASON: RANKED # 1 IN ARKANSAS

KEY PLAYERS:
BOBBY PORTIS: 6’9 SENIOR CENTER – RANKED # 14 (RIVALS) COMMITTED TO: ARKANSAS
JAVON PERRY: 6’1” SENIOR GUARD – RECRUITED BY: TENNEESSEE MARTIN - LEHIGH

HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL, SPRINGFIELD, MO
HEAD COACH:  JOHN SCHAEFER  
LAST YEARS RECORD:  25-7
CLASS 4 – STATE RUNNERUP
PRESEASON RANKED:  # 6 IN STATE POLL

KEY PLAYERS:
AUSTIN PETRY: 6’1” SENIOR GUARD
ROY HARDY: 6’1” SENIOR GUARD
RYLAN PRYOR: 6’0” SENIOR GUARD
DEVIN JOHNSON: 6’3” SENIOR FORWARD
DAVID MCINTOSH:5’10” SENIOR GUARD
THOMAS WHITAKER: 5’11” SENIOR GUARD
JUWAN JOHNSON: 5’11 JUNIOR GUARD
DARNELL GREEN – BECKHAM: 6’5” JUNIOR FORWARD

NIXA HIGH SCHOOL, NIXA, MO
HEAD COACH:  JAY OSBORNE
LAST YEARS RECORD:  30-2
CLASS 5 – STATE RUNNERUP
PRESEASON RANKED: # 1 IN STATE POLL

KEY PLAYERS:
AUSTIN RUDER: 6’2” SENIOR GUARD – COMMITTED TO: MISSOURI STATE
JALEN NORMAN: 6’4” SENIOR FORWARD  
CHAN HOCKLANDER: 6’0” SENIOR GUARD
CARNEY WILMES: 6’0” SENIOR GUARD
ATHAN LUMMIS: 5’11” SENIOR GUARD
JOEY MEASE: 6’6” SENIOR FORWARD
AUSTIN HYDE: 6’2” SENIOR GUARD
LOGAN MIDDLETON: 6’0” JUNIOR GUARD
WES MIDDLETON: 6’4” JUNIOR FORWARD
BRYCE DULIN: 6’4” JUNIOR FORWARD
JACOB RUDER: 6’6” SOPHOMORE FORWARD
CONNOR ENNIS: 6’5” SOPHOMORE FORWARD



 

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