New England Top 100: Event Synopsis

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Player Head Shots Player Measurements Player Evaluations will be posted soon! It was a busy week last weekend for Hoop Group Elite. Friday night we were in Philadelphia for the Philly Top 100. From there we traveled up to MIT, where we held the New England Top 100. There’s always a lot of talent in […]

Philadelphia Junior Elite: Recap and Top Performers


Philly Jr. Elite Player Head Shots Philly Jr. Elite Player Measurements Coming off the heels of a great Top 100 in Philadelphia Friday night, the Hoop Group Philly Jr. Elite took place Saturday at Competitive Edge Sports Complex in King of Prussia. The first of three Jr. Elite clinics this fall, Hoop Group welcomed players […]

Philadelphia Top 100 Recap


Player Head Shots Player Measurements  Player Evaluations This past Friday, Hoop Group was at Competitive Edge Sports Complex in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania for the Philadelphia Top 100. This loaded Top 100 tipped off a weekend that consisted of three total Top 100/Jr Elite clinics. The talent level was very high in Philadelphia Friday night […]



Emily Uribe is ALL SMILES! Two years ago I received a phone call from my good friend, former Rutgers assistant coach and current UCSB Head Coach Carlene Mitchell. She told me that a friend of hers had accepted the Head Coaching position at Wagner, she asked me to be on the look out for a […]

Northern Virginia Top 100: Full Recap and Top Performers


This past Sunday, Hoop Group was at Marymount University for the Northern Virginia Fall Top 100. The first of nine total Fall Top 100s this fall saw a great turnout of players from all across the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. Here are some takeaways from the clinic: NOVA Top 100 Headshots Player Measurements Player […]



I had a chance to take in a few games at the Hoop Group High School fall league last night. No question it was fun night for a lot of reasons. Interestingly, many teams showed up with full rosters. This is rare in fall leagues as players in many cases have a lot on their […]

Recruiting Help: 6 Tips to Help Your College Recruiting Process


For many high school students, the college process is exactly that: a process. Finding one school amongst the thousands that you are comfortable calling home can be overwhelming. For those aspiring to play a sport in college, the process becomes even more chaotic. When it comes to the recruiting process, everyone can use a little […]

The House That Joe Montano Built


This year Joe Montano and his RBC staff have the best incoming freshman class in the Shore yet again. The “Yankees of the Shore Conference” are always a possible destination for kids entering high school. They have a future Hall of Fame Coach who is closing in on 600 wins and has won everything, SCT’s, […]

HG Alum Commits: Adam Pickett Chooses Winthrop

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The last time we saw Adam Pickett, he was playing in a gym packed with college coaches at Hoop Group Elite Camp. The 6’1 senior showed an ability to run the point guard position and appeared to be very comfortable with the ball in his hands. The long lefty also showed a tremendous ability to […]

Jake Straughan: A Story of Determination and Motivation


Jake Straughan has accomplished many things on the playing field that would classify him as a special athlete. The Hoop Group Alumni was not only a three sport athlete at Colton High School in Colton, Washington, but he was a key component to each teams’ success throughout his four years there. Playing football, basketball and […]