Jam Fest Tournament Exposure


Hoop Group Jam Fests provide players with a chance to compete against top talent in front of hundreds of college coaches. Each year, premier Grassroots teams from all over the country compete in Jam Fest tournaments. In 2017 we had over 30 different states and 7 different countries represented throughout the Jam Fest Tournaments! Hoop Group Jam Fest tournaments provide you with:

Premier Playing Platforms:

Hoop Group plays their tournaments in some of the best facilities in the east coast, including Spooky Nook Sports Complex, Boo Williams Sportsplex, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and our very own Hoop Group Headquarters. Not many tournaments give you this kind of crowd to play in front of.

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College Coaches:

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Hundreds of coaches attend Hoop Group Jam Fests every year. From the high major Division 1 programs, to highly touted academic Division 3s, all levels of coaches use #HGJamFests to recruit. Schools that attended Jam Fests in 2017 to recruit include:

Jam Fest exposure

D1s: Maryland, West Virginia, USC, Miami, Ohio State, VCU, Pittsburgh, Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Syracuse, Florida State, Connecticut, Rutgers, Davidson, Texas, Washington, Clemson, Penn State, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Cincinnati, Boston College, Providence, Creighton, Villanova, Marquette, Colorado, Old Dominion, Xavier, George Washington, St, John’s, George Mason, James Madison, Robert Morris, Holy Cross, Radford, Elon, Niagra, Loyola, Penn, Harvard, NJIT, Manhattan, Iona, Drexel, La Salle, Farleigh Dickinson, Fordham, St. Francis, Sacred Heart, New Hampshire, UMass, Fairfield, Brown Columbia, Bucknell, Princeton, Canisius, Mount St. Mary’s, Wagner, Delaware, UNC Wilmington, Army, Navy, Maine, Stony Brook, Hoftstra, Norfolk State, Lafayette, Vermont, Rider, American, Binghamton, Coppin State, Army, Cornell, Dartmouth, Davidson, Lehigh, Missouri State, Ohio, St. Joe’s, Temple, Yale, Northwestern, Michigan, William & Mary, Richmond, URI, UNH    & MORE!

D2s: Stonehill, Philadelphia University, New Haven, Bentley,  St. Thomas Aquinas, Le Moyne, IUPUI, Assumption, St. Michael’s, Kutztown, Millersville, Adelphi, Caldwell, Umass-Lowell, Felician, Pace     & MORE!

D3s: Franklin & Marshall, Dickinson, Randolph Macon, Washington & Jefferson, Muhlenberg, McDaniel, Rochester, Williams, Tufts, RPI, Marymount, Colby, Haverford, Gettysburg, TCNJ, Kings, Marywood, USMMA,  Scranton, Wilkes, Arcadia, DeSales, St John Fisher, Juniata, Hobart, Vassar, Skidmore, Union, Rhode Island College, Widener, Hamilton, Salve Regina, Amherst, Rowan, Bard, Drew, Rosemont, Bryn Athyn, Swarthmore, NYU, Middlebury, Albright, York     & MORE!


Media/Scouting Services:

Several Jam Fests take place outside the Division 1 live period, but a lot of coaches get their information from the many scouting and media services that attend Hoop Group events. Here’s who attended Jam Fests in 2017:

ESPN, New England Recruiting Report, Phenom Hoop Report, NJ Hoops, Gotham Hoops, Lehigh Valley Basketball Report, Recruit Scoop, Roundball Rundown, NE Hoop News, PGH Basketbal Report, Future 150, CT Hoops News, Next Best Basketball, Ball is Life, PLaymaker Mixtapes, Hoopmixtapes.com, National Recruiting Report, Vantage Hoops, City of Basketball Love, Give N Go Basketball, Mid Atlantic Recruiting, EKB Report


Top Level Competition:

Hoop Group brings teams and players from all over the country to compete against one another. Between AAU tournaments and High School Showcases, Hoop Group Team Tournaments has hosted a number of high profile teams and players. This list below is just a few.


  • Cam Reddish – Duke Commit
  • Keldon Johnson – #7 ESPN 2018 National Rankings
  • Immanuel Quickly – Kentucky Commit
  • Jalen Smith – Maryland Commit
  • Moses Brown – #17 ESPN 2018 National Rankings
  • Naz Reid – LSU Commit
  • Louis King – Oregon Commit
  • Jahvon Quinerly – #23 ESPN 2018 National Ranking
  • David McCormack – Kansas Commit
  • Jalen Carey – Syracuse Commit
  • Cormac Ryan – Stanford Commit
  • Nate Laszewski – Notre Dame Commit
  • A.J Reeves – Providence Commit
  • David Duke – Providence Commit
  • Noah Locke – Florida Commit
  • Brandon Slater – Villanova Commit
  • Isaiah Mucius – Wake Forest Commit
  • Pete Nance – Northwestern Commit
  • Immanuel Bates – NC State Commit
  • Robby Carmody – Notre Dame Commit
  • Jermaine Harris – URI Commit
  • Eric Ayala – Maryland Commit
  • Prentiss Hubb – Notre Dame Commit
  • Montez Mathis – Rutgers Commit
  • Luther Muhammad – Ohio State Commit
  • Macs Zegarowski – Creighton Commit
    • 2019’s
  • Cole Anthony – #6 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Scottie Lewis – #8 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Bryan Antoine – #12 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Precious Achiuwa – #23 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Armando Bacot – #24 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Isaiah Stewart – #26 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Makhi Mitchell – Maryland Commit
  • Kofi Cockburn – #34 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Khalil Whitney – #38 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Qudus Wahab – #47 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
  • Akok Akok – #59 ESPN 2019 National Ranking
    • 2020’s
  • Isaiah Todd – #1 ESPN 2020 National Ranking
  • Hunter Dickinson – #7 ESPN 2020 National Ranking
  • Jabri Abdur-Rahim – #8 ESPN 2020 National Ranking
  • Noah Farrakhan – #13 ESPN 2020 National Ranking
  • Jeremy Roach – #14 ESPN 2020 National Ranking


Other Notable Jam Fest Participants: Nate Pierre-Louis (Sports U),  Matt Coleman (Boo Williams) Geo Baker (DC Blue Devils NH), Rasir Bolton (Team Loaded VA),  JJ Matthews (River City Reign), Andre Rafus (Team Melo), Nathan Knight (DC Blue Devils NH), Nate Roberts (Baltimore Supreme),  Wabissa Bede (Mass Rivals),  Steffon Mitchell (Minnesota Fury), Ejike Obinna (Uncommon Bulls), Jahlil Jenkins (Uncommon Bulls) and MANY more.

2017 HGSL Commitments

  • Calistus Anyichie (NJ Roadrunners) – Binghampton
  • Casmir Ochiaka (NJ Roadrunners) – Loyola (MD)
  • Carl Pierre (Metro Boston) – UMass
  • Nelson Boachie-Yiadom (Metro Boston) – Davidson
  • Elijah Williams (Hoop Ave Elite) – FDU
  • Milles Latimer (Team Takeover Orange) – Stony Brook
  • Matt Becht (Team Takeover Orange) – Mt. St. Mary’s
  • Collin NNamene (Team Takeover Orange) – Mt. St. Mary’s
  • Matthew Urbach (Team Takeover Orange) – James Madison
  • Marc Dadika (NJ ShoreShots) – FDU
  • Chris Ford (River City Reign) – Norfolk St.
  • Tyrek Williams  (River City Reign) – Norfolk St.
  • Sam Parini (Bridge City) – Army
  • Bryce Laskey (Bridge City) – St. Francis (PA)
  • Bryce Daley (Middlesex Magic) – UMass Lowell
  • Pat Harding (Middlesex Magic) – Bryant
  • Tom Shaughnessy (Middlesex Magic) – Brown
  • Melik Martin (York Ballers) – Monmouth
  • Antonio Rizzuto (York Ballers) – Albany
  • Drew Friberg (Jersey Shore Warriors) – Princeton
  • Ryan Young (Jersey Shore Warriors) – Northwestern
  • Andrew Funk (Jersey Shore Warriors) – Bucknell

NBA Alum:

Hoop Group Team Tournament participants who have gone on to play in the NBA include:

Kevin Durant, John Wall, Kyrie Irving, Karl Anthony-Towns, James Harden, Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins, LaMarcus Aldridge, Joakim Noah, Paul George, Chris Bosh, Hassan Whiteside, CJ McCollum, Tristan Thompson, Jared Sullinger, Kemba Walker, Deron Williams, Roy Hibbert, Iman Shumpert, Luol Deng, Michael-Carter Williams, Nerlens Noel, D’Angelo Russell, Tyler Ennis, Tyreke Evans, Dio Waiters, OJ Mayo, Noah Vonleh, Mason Plumlee, Trey Burke, Anthony Bennett, Cory Joseph, and so many more

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2017 Video Highlights:

2017 Spring Jam Fest Highlights

2017 Pitt Jam Fest Highlights

2017 Providence Jam Fest Highlights 

2017 Southern Jam Fest Highlights