Jam Fest Tournament Exposure



2017 Hoop Group Jam Fest Dates

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. 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:


Hundreds of coaches attend Hoop Group Jam Fests every year. From the highest major Division 1 programs, to highly touted academic Division 3s, all levels of coaches use #HGJamFests to recruit. Schools that attended Jam Fests in 2015 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, Delaware, Army, Navy, Maine, Stony Brook, Hoftstra, Norfolk State, Lafayette, Vermont, Rider, American, Binghamton, Coppin State,


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

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,

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 2015:

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.

Tyus Battle (Gill St Bernards HS) – Syracuse commit

Jagan Mosely (NJ Playaz) – Georgetown commit

Chris Silva (Roselle Catholic) – South Carolina commit

Isaiah Briscoe (Roselle Catholic) – Kentucky commit

Anthony Cowan (DC Thunder) – University of Maryland commit

Breein Tyree (Sports U) – Ole Miss commit

Ty Graves (Karolina Diamonds) – Boston College commit

Chase Harler (West Virginia Wildcats) – University of West Virginia commit

Kellan Grady (New England Playaz) – Davidson commit

Brandon Childress (Karolina Diamonds) – Wake Forest commit


Bradon Knapper (West Virginia Wildcats) – University of West Virginia Commit

TJ Gibbs (Seton Hall Prep) – Notre Dame commit

Tony Carr (Roman Catholic) – Penn State commit

Dajour Dickens (Boo Williams) – Providence commit

Macij Bender (West Virginia Wildcats) – West Virginia commit

Mamadou Diarra (NYC Jayhawks) – Connecticut commit

Jair Bolden (NYC Jayhawks) – George Washington commit

Maliek White (River City Reign) – Providence commit

Kwe Parker (Karolina Diamonds) – Tennessee commit

AJ Brodeur (NE Playaz) – University of Penn commit


Taj Price (NJ Roadrunners) – NJIT commit

Austin Harriot (NJ Shoreshots) – Loyola commit

Saul Phiri – La Salle commit

Matt Bullock – Rutgers commit

Zane Martin (Team Final Black) – Towson commit

Brandon Anderson (NJ Roadrunners) – Brown commit


Dane Goodwin (Buckeye Prep) – Ohio State commit

Miles Bridges (Boo Williams) – Michigan State commit

Thon Maker (Team Loaded VA) – ESPN #4 player in Class of 2016


Mo Bamba (Westtown HS) – ESPN #10 player in Class of 2017

Myles Powell (South Kent Prep)- Seton Hall commit

Nick Richards (Patrick School) ESPN #11 player in Class of 2017

Trevon Duval (NJ Playaz) – ESPN #5 player in Class of 2017

Dennis Smith (Team Loaded NC) – North Carolina State commit

Edrice Adebayo (Team Loaded NC) – Kentucky commit


Javin DeLaurier (Team Loaded VA) – Duke commit

Bryce Aiken (Patrick School) – Harvard commit

Jermaine Samuels (Expressions Elite) -ESPN #35 player in Class of 2017

Tremont Waters (NE Playaz) – ESPN #36 player in Class of 2017

Hamidou Diallo (NYC Jayhawks) – ESPN #30 player in Class of 2017


Curtis Jones (Boo Williams) – Indiana commit

Wenyen Gabriel (Mass Rivals) – Kentucky commit

Cam Reddish (Team Final) – ESPN #8 player in Class of 2018

Jalen Smith (MD3D) – ESPN #14 player in Class of 2018

Naz Reid (Sports U) – ESPN #7 player in Class of 2018


Taurean Thompson (St. Anthony’s HS) – ESPN #90 in Class of 2016

Other notable Jam Fest Participants: Nate Pierre-Louis (Sports U),  Matt Coleman (Boo Williams) Scottie Lewis (Team Rio), Bryan Antoine (Team Rio), Geo Baker (DC Blue Devils NH), Rasir Bolton (Team Loaded VA), Noah Locke (Team Melo), JJ Matthews (River City Reign), Andre Rafus (Team Melo), Nathan Knight (DC Blue Devils NH), Cormac Ryan (Middlesex Magic), Nate Roberts (Baltimore Supreme), Immanuel Quickley (Baltimore Elite), Wabissa Bede (Mass Rivals), Keldon Johnson, Steffon Mitchell (Minnesota Fury), Ejike Obinna (Uncommon Bulls), Jahlil Jenkins (Uncommon Bulls) and MANY more.

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

Video Highlights:

2016 Southern Jam Fest Highlights


2015 Spring Jam Fest Highlights

2015 Providence Jam Fest Highlights

2015 Summer Tip Off Highlights

2015 Summer Jam Fest Highlights