New York City Top 100 Recap


The Hoop Group Top 100 tour made its final stop at Riverbank State Park (NY) this past Friday. There was plenty of talent on hand ranging from the classes of 2015 to 2019. It was great to finish the Top 100 tour on such a high note. Here is a recap of Friday’s events, including […]

Fall First Team Jr. Elite and Honorable Mentions


This Fall, Hoop Group Skills had three Junior Elite Top 100s in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York area. While the Top 100s offer high school players grades 10-12 a chance to be seen by coaches, Jr. Elites provide younger players (grades 5-9) a chance to get better through top notch instruction and competition. […]

Upstate New York Top 100 Recap


This past Sunday, The Hoop Group Top 100 Tour made it’s way to New York for the first ever Upstate New York Top 100 in Middletown, NY. The tour has reached the stretch run, with only one stop now remaining this Friday. Here are the player evaluations, combine scores and head shots of those who […]

Aaron Falzon is Big Ten Bound


This past Monday, Northfield Mount Hermon senior Aaron Falzon made his college decision. In a decision that ultimately came down to Harvard and Northwestern, the 6’7 forward chose the purple and the Big Ten over Harvard’s Crimson. Falzon will now join a Northwestern recruiting class that already includes Chicago native Jordan Nash (Saint Joseph High […]

Fall Junior Jam Fest: Tournament Recap


The Fall Junior Jam Fest took place this past weekend inside Hoop Group Headquarters in Neptune, New Jersey. Welcoming teams in 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U brackets, the Fall Junior Jam Fest was the last Jam Fest of the calendar year. You could not find better young talent than the teams that were here this […]

Metro Academic/Metro Top 100 Recaps


Home sweet home. After four events across the Mid-Atlantic region this fall, the Hoop Group Top 100 Tour enjoyed a nice weekend at home for a double dose of Top 100s on Saturday. With the Metro Junior Elite bringing in fifth through ninth graders on Sunday, high school players grades 10-12 had not one, but […]



Next week we will begin our CORE SKILLS PRE- SEASON training at Hoop Group headquarters. Its an event that allows kids to work on every skill set they need to become a better basketball player. With AAU out of the way most kids now have a chance to work on their skill sets on a […]

Metro Junior Elite Recap


Player Head Shots The Junior Elite Tour enjoyed a home court advantage this weekend when they made a stop at Hoop Group Headquarters for Metro Jr. Elite. Similar to the Philadelphia Junior Elite two weeks ago, the Metro Junior Elite had a huge turnout of players grades five through nine. Here are ten takeaways from […]

Hoop Group Alumni Nwankwo Chooses Golden Gophers


NEPTUNE, NJ-  In early September, Hoop Group Alumni Jonathan Nwankwo committed to attend the University of Minnesota next year while on his visit to the school. Physically, Nwankwo is ready for the next level. He’s 6’9 and has a strong build, making him a presence inside. He’s a good defender and rebounder around the rim […]

Baltimore Top 100 Recap


On most occasions, trips to the DMV are awful experiences for car owners. Last Saturday was an exception as the Hoop Group Top 100 Tour made its way to the Park School in Baltimore last weekend before returning home for two Top 100s this Saturday. Our second trip to the DMV this fall reminded us how […]