Spring Showdown 1 Champions


This past weekend, the Hoop Group Headquarters hosted the Spring Showdown 1. While many teams had excellent tournaments, only 4 were crowned Champions (5 if you count the Co-Champions SCAN Cardinals in the 15U Bracket). Here are the pics of the Champions via Instagram. 14U Champions, SJ Select 15U Champions, SCAN Cardinals 16U Champions, Philly […]

Southern Jam Fest Championship Day LIVE Blog


3:45PM- Well we are finished here at Boo Williams Sportsplex, and it is only fitting that we end with a Boo Williams Championship! Congratulations to our three Champs, DC Thunder, New Heights and Boo Williams and a big thanks to our hosts, Boo Williams Sports! We can’t wait to see everyone in Pittsburgh next weekend […]

Southern Jam Fest: Media & College Coach List

SoJam Media row

The Southern Jam Fest has been one of the main yearly attractions for national and local media on the spring circuit, and this year was no exception. Even as this year’s Southern Jam Fest was moved to April (instead of its traditional May date), the tournament still attracted the strong media and scouting service presence […]

Saturday LIVE Blog: Southern Jam Fest


10:43 PM — A long day of hoops action has come to an end here at Boo Williams. Team Loaded VA and Team Philly emerged from the final 17U games of the night and advance to the 17U quarterfinals. Thanks to all who followed along with the blog tonight and on Twitter @TheHoopGroup and with the #HGJamfest hashtag! We will […]

Southern Jam Fest Day 1: LIVE Blog


Welcome to the Hoop Group Southern Jam Fest LIVE Blog, here at Boo Williams Sports Complex in Hampton, Virginia! We here at the Hoop Group are ready for another great weekend of AAU Basketball after a stellar Spring Jam Fest and Jr. Jam Fest last weekend. If the teams can produce the energy and intensity […]



The recruiting period is right around the corner and we all know that means stress for everyone on the AAU circuit. Players have been preparing for next week since the end of their high school season. No question that in some cases there is a lot at stake during this mini recruiting period and the […]

Tiny Green’s Early Bird Special!


Follow the Hoop Group: Tiny Green @CoachTinyGreen The Hoop Group @TheHoopGroup Jake Brahney @JakerBaker58

Spring & Jr. Jam Fest Championship Day: LIVE Blog


8:00AM– Day two of the Spring Jr. Jam Fest is about to tip off with eight games in just about three minutes ! Follow all the action here or on twitter @TheHoopGroup. –@pfebbraro 8:30AM- Championship Day has begun here at the Hoop Group Spring Jam Fest! 4 Winners will be crowned, but over 20 teams […]

Saturday LIVE Blog: Spring & Jr. Jam Fest


Be sure to follow along on Facebook and Twitter, by using #HGJamfest in your tweets and posts! 9:00AM-Welcome to the Saturday LIVE Blog for the Hoop Group Spring Jam Fest and Spring Jr. Jam Fest! During the opening round games last night, we had some excellent performances, great finishes and all around solid basketball games. […]

Back to Back for Boyle


What a tremendous weekend of basketball!  With games going down to the final play & young student athletes competing their hearts out, my eyes were glued to the television.  I am not only talking about the mens’ and women’s final four but the powerhouse Kevin Boyle program knocking off Oak Hill Academy (Va.), 71-62, in […]