Hoop Group Alumni on Bevo Francis D-3 Player of the Year Award Watch List

Franklin & Marshall’s Brandon Federici at Hoop Group Boardwalk Showcase

The Clarence “Bevo” Francis Award is presented annually to the player who has had the finest overall season within Small College Basketball. Considerations will be season statistics and individual achievements, awards, personal character and team achievements.  This is an incredibly prestigious award, as this award will only be given to one player within Small College Basketball per season.

The Bevo Francis Award committee selected the initial 100 on the Watchlist from over 1,100 colleges.

25 Division 3 players were named to the Watchlist

A look at the Hoop Group Alumni on the D-3 Watchlist

NameHigh SchoolCollege
Keith BrownPelham NHEndicott
Tarchee BrownRockville CTEastern Connecticut State
Jack DalyEastchester NYMiddlebury
Marcos EchevarriaFloral Park NYNichols
Brandon FedericiLawrenceville Prep NJFranklin & Marshall
Jay HowardPaul VI NJCatholic
Bradley JomardNew Hampton NHMIT
Sam LightNorthern Lebanon PALebanon Valley
Dalton MeyersWestminster MDYork PA
Jake RossWilliston MASpringfield MA
Danzell WrightNational Collegiate MDStevenson

Hoop Group Alumni in NBA All Star Weekend

Hoop Group Alum Dennis Smith was selected to the NBA Rising Stars Game and Slam Dunk Contest

“Dreams Do Come True”

Many Hoop Group alum have succeeded at many different levels, from the NBA, Division 1 as well as small colleges and in high school.

The annual NBA All Star Weekend has become a three day celebration of the game of basketball and the top players in the game.

Many Hoop Group alumni have reached the top of the game.

Hoop Group Alumni are well represented in all the weekend activities 2018.

Photo/EventNameTeamCollege
TACO BELL SKILLS CHALLENGE
Donovan MitchellJazzLouisville
Andre DrummondPistonsUConn
JBL 3 POINT CONTEST
Paul GeorgeThunderFresno State
Kyle LowryRaptorsVillanova
Wayne EllingtonHeatNorth Carolina
Tobias HarrisClippersTennessee
Eric GordonRocketsIndiana
VERIZON SLAM DUNK
Dennis SmithMavericksNC State
Donovan MitchellJazzLouisville

Hoop Group Alumni Selected for NBA Rising Stars Game

NBA Rising Star Dennis Smith

“Dreams Do Come True”

Many Hoop Group alum have succeeded at many different levels, from the NBA, Division 1 as well as small colleges and in high school.

The annual NBA All Star Weekend has become a three day celebration of the game of basketball and the top players in the game.

Many Hoop Group alumni have reached the top of the game.

Hoop Group Alumni are well represented in all the weekend All Star game activities for 2018 including the Rising Stars game which features the sports’ future stars.

Hoop Group Alumni Selected for NBA Rising Stars Game

PHOTONAMENBA TEAMCOLLEGE
Dillon BrooksMemphis GrizzliesOregon
Kyle KuzmaLos Angeles LakersUtah
Donovan MitchellUtah JazzLouisville
Dennis SmithDallas MavericksNC State

Hoop Group Alumni Selected NBA All Stars 2018

NBA All Star Karl Towns

“Dreams Do Come True” for many of the Hoop Group alumni.

Some have been honored at the highest level of basketball, the NBA.

Once again some Hoop Group Alum were invited to participate in the mid-season All Star game, a celebration of basketball featuring the top players in the world.

Hoop Group Alumni NBA All Stars 2018

 NameNBA TeamCollege
LaMarcus AldridgeSan Antonio SpursTexas
Andre DrummondDetroit PistonsUConn
Kevin DurantGolden State WarriorsTexas
Paul GeorgeOKC ThunderFresno State
JamesHarden100James HardenHouston RocketsArizona State
Kyrie Irving 100Kyrie IrvingBoston CelticsDuke
Damian LillardPortland TrailblazersWeber State
Kyle LowryToronto RaptorsVillanova
Karl-Anthony TownsMinnesota TimberwolvesKentucky
Kemba WalkerCharlotte HornetsUConn
John WallWashington WizardsKentucky

Hoop Group Alum Selected McDonald’s All Americans

Cam Reddish at Hoop Group Elite Camp

The Hoop Group has impacted the sport of basketball in many ways over the years. In this space we will provide some updates on some of the high school accomplishments of a small percentage of the great many successful Hoop Group Alumni!

“Dreams Do Come True”

Becoming a McDonald’s All American has become the highest accolade a prep basketball player could achieve. The list of past McDonald All Americans include some of the greatest players ever to lace up the sneakers.

Hoop Group Alumni selected 2018 McDonald’s All Americans

Hoop Group High School Alumni McDonald's All Americans 2018

 NameHigh SchoolCollege
RJ BarrettMontverde FLDuke
Moses BrownMolloy NY
Louis KingHudson Catholic NJOregon
David McCormackOak Hill VAKansas
Immanuel QuickleyJohn Carroll MDKentucky
Nazreon ReidRoselle Catholic NJLSU
Jalen SmithMt. St. Joseph's MDMaryland
Keldon JohnsonOak Hill VAKentucky
Jahvon QuinerlyHudson Catholic NJ
Cameron ReddishWesttown PADuke

Hoop Group Alumni selected McDonald’s All Americans All Time