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.