Great Prep School Basketball Teams To Appear On ESPN

ESPN’s 2011-12 GEICO ESPNHS Basketball Showcase confirms just how good New England prep school basketball is (watch the clip above from last year’s New England championship).

Five New England boarding school teams appeared in the Five Star Preseason Top 25. Four of them, St. Mark’s School, Tilton School, New Hampton School, and Brewster Academy are scheduled to play in this year’s showcase.

The northern New England slate of the 2011-12 GEICO ESPNHS Basketball Showcase airs on Sunday January 15:

2 p.m. No. 23 Friends Central (Pa.) vs. St. Marks (Mass.) Blake Arena, Springfield, Mass. ESPNU
4 p.m. Brewster (N.H.) vs. Tilton School (N.H.) Blake Arena, Springfield, Mass. ESPN
7 p.m. New Hampton Prep (N.H.) vs. Notre Dame Prep (Mass.) Blake Arena, Springfield, Mass. ESPN3

See “2011-12 GEICO ESPNHS Basketball Showcase: 16 Games Plus Skills Competition” for the roster of teams and schedule.

Additional resources:

Boarding schools in New England
Boarding schools in Massachusetts
Boarding schools in New Hampshire 

  • Stantontaylor361

    I think you should look at the 1967 and 1968 worchester academy basketball teams as one of the best ever to play in new england if not the whole country at the time.If you would like more info you can email me.

Brian Fisher

A product of both private and public education, Brian Fisher served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator at three different boarding schools. Brian also fills the role of Director of Development at Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School, in NH along with being a partner at AdmissionsQuest.

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