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2016-2017
High School Basketball Season
2016-2017
High School Basketball Season
Teams Looking For Games
Events Looking For Teams

Last season, the Matchmaker found non-league games and scrimmages and filled out tournaments for more than 100 High School Boys and Girls Varsity and JV teams and Varsity and JV events. Let us help you put together an exciting and challenging schedule for this coming season! Tell us what you are looking for, and we'll send it out to hundreds of coaches throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware, Washington DC, Massachusetts, and Maryland!

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Roosevelt HS JV needs a home game for Saturday February 4, 2017 for its annual Morris Brandon Day game. Please contact Coach Jayson Williams at 5162060996 or email me at jwillz110@gmail.com

"ALL IN" Basketball Tournament We are looking for Boys and Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams to play in our 6th annual "ALL IN" Invitational on December 27, 28, 29 at MIDWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, BROOKLYN NEW YORK. For more details call 917-868-0496 or mikemoorebball@aol.com

1st Annual Holiday Showcase TeamFootprintz & Team Underrated in conjunction with NYIT would like to invite your school Boys Varsity team to our 1st Annual Holiday Showcase. The showcase is December 27th to be held on the campus of New York Institute of Technology. The showcase will consist of 1 game. MORE

Rochester Prep HS is looking for two Boys Varsity (ONLY) Basketball games. We are a Class D school but are willing to play B or C schools and will consider traveling. Please email Cory Lamberton at  clamberton@rochesterprep.org if interested.

Wyandanch HS, a Class A public school in Suffolk County, NY needs one non-league game. If interested please Contact Coach Barry Baker Jr. at bbakerboy514@gmail.com Thanks!

Portledge is a small, independent private school in Locust Valley, Long Island competing in the PSAA League. We are looking for Boys Varsity non-league games and potentially one team to add to our December tournament. Please email Head Coach Nick Woll at nwoll@portledge.org

​St. Luke's School (CT): Looking for a scrimmage during the week of 11/28. We are a NEPSAC Class C private school (no boarding, no PG program) in Fairfield County, CT. We went 25-1 last year and won both our league (FAA) and the New England Class C championship. Anyone interested in a scrimmage and/or possibly a NL game can e-mail Drew Gladstone at Drew@HighRiseBasketball.com or call at (347)-996-6038.

Lindenhurst HS,  a Class AA public school in Suffolk County, NY is looking for Boys JV games. Contact Jim Fenton at JFent2424@Yahoo.com or 516-996-7802 (text or voicemail).

North Babylon HS  Boys Varsity Basketball team, a Class AA program based in Suffolk County on Long Island, is looking for one non-league game. Please contact coach Brendan McCaffrey at  ypdcofnassau@gmail.com

The Holiday Basketball Classic of the Palm Beaches, a national high school basketball tournament that will take place on December 28-30, 2016 in Palm Beach County, Florida, can still add a girls team. All teams are guaranteed three games. Please contact Jeff Zipper at 561-289-4701 for more information.

Herricks HS  is looking for a Suffolk team to join Great Neck North, East Rockaway, Newtown(PSAL) & Herricks for a 5 team scrim on Sat 11/26 at 9am at Herricks HS. Each team will get four 30 min scrimmages . Use of 2 gyms !!! Please contact Tom Kinsella at: coachkinsella@verizon.net

Valley Stream Central,  a class AA public school in Nassau County on Long Island, is looking for scrimmages. Please contact Hayward Alfred at alfredh@vschsd.org or 917 705 7367.

Danbury HS, a Class LL school in Connecticut, is looking for a home game for 12/29 or 12/30. They are a very competitive public high school. If interested, contacy Coach Casey Bock at bockca@danbury.k12.ct.us

Lawrence Woodmere Academy, a private school on Long Island, NY, is looking for non-league games. Contact Coach Weiss at spankyw15@aol.com

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, New Jersey is looking for another team for it's HS Girls Holiday Invitational tournament. The dates are December 27,28, and 30. Each team plays three games. Please contact Alan Taback at 609.921.2330 x321 or ataback@stuartschool.org

Long Island Lutheran HS is looking for Boys JV Basketball games and scrimmages. Please contact Tom Baierlein at tbaierlein@shufsd.org

The Holiday Basketball Classic of the Palm Beaches, a national high school basketball tournament featuring both boy’s and girl’s divisions, will take place on December 28-30, 2016 in Palm Beach County, Florida. All teams are guaranteed three games. Please contact Jeff Zipper at 561-289-4701 for more information. 

Benjamin Banneker HS, a PSAL Class A School in Brooklyn, NY is looking for a Martin Luther King Tournament or Classic from January 13 - 16 in Atlanta, Boston, Philly, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, or Virginia. Please call Assistant Coach Sheldon Williams at 347 820-8386.

The Brawl Behind the Wall 4 will be a true showcase event December 17-18, 2016 @ Historic Girard College in Philadelphia, PA. We have commitments from teams in PA, MD, DE, NJ, NY. This will be a PIAA sanctioned event. Event has gotten bigger and better every year. Contact me for more information:
Edwin Skip Robinson, Athletic Development Group, Director of Operations 
Skip@athleticdevelopmentgroup.org 856-383-7697

The Britannia Bruins, a girls varsity basketball team from an inner-city school in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is looking to travel this year and hoping to find some tournaments in New York during our school season from late Nov to end of Dec. Please contact Mitra Tshan at mtshan@vsb.bc.ca
Any assistance is greatly appreciated! 

The Pennsylvania Challenge December 10th and 11th in Philadelphia, PA, is a SANCTIONED EVENT for boys and girls high school varsity teams. Cost 1 game: $150, 2 games $275. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Mark Sills at 302-389-8558 or marksills3603@comcast.net

Brooklyn Community Arts and Media HS Lady Lions (BCAM HS) Brooklyn NY are looking for competitive non league games for the 2016-2017 season. We are a small PSAL A div school but distance isn't an issue (as long as it it is on the east coast and no further than the Carolinas). I would appreciate it if you are interested in a game please contact Hasaun Hunter @ (718) 772- 7023. 

East Orange Campus HS, NJ  is looking for boys team to play in their Christmas Tournament in East Orange, NJ. 8 teams 2 games minimum. Large college court and great competition. 
Contact Daren Hoges AD at d.hoges@eastorange.k12.nj.us or call 983-419-2638.

Crestwood Prep HS (Toronto Canada) is looking for games, Showcase tournaments in the US and Canada for 16-17 High basketball season. We are an existing high academic private high school that is now an Elite National HS program ( Boys and Girls). Head Coach Ro Russell 647 703 2691 or Ro.Russell@Crestwood.on.ca​ 

The Upstate/Downstate Challenge in Uniondale, NY needs one more upstate boys team to complete the field. The date of the event will be Saturday December 3, 2016. Please contact Tom Diana at tdiana@uniondaleschools.org if you'd like to participate.

Upper Room Christian School in Dix Hills, NY is looking for boys varsity basketball games. We were 19-6 last year, and finished second in our conference losing to nationally ranked St. Benedicts in the championship game. We play an independent national schedule, mostly against big schools and private schools, so size isn’t a major issue for us. We have a lot of games to fill, and tons of open dates. Contact Coach Tom Femminella at tfemminella@urcs.org.

MLK Lady Wildcat Classic on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Wilmington, DE. 10 teams and a whole day of great high school girls basketball games. If you're interested please let me know and I'll follow up with an official letter. Thanks, Coach Curtis Clack, Howard High School of Technology
Girls Basketball Head Coach. marksills3603@comcast.net

American History HS in Newark, NJ is looking for boys varsity basketball games. We were 18-11 last year, and finished #5 in Group 1 (small schools). We play an independent schedule, mostly against big schools and private schools, so size isn’t a major issue for us. We have 9 games to fill, and tons of open dates. Contact Coach Duane Eason – coachdeason253@gmail.com.

The Knox School in St. James, NY on Long Island is looking for both boys varsity home and away games. We play a strictly prep school schedule - no Federation teams. Also looking for tournaments in Jan and Feb. Contact Walter Townes, Director of Athletics at 631-686-1600 ext 426

Saunders HS, Yonkers, NY is a class A NYSPHSAA boys team looking for a tournament over Holiday break. We were 18-2 and 16-6 last two seasons, losing in the Sectional Semi-Finals. More then willing to travel. Contact Anthony Nicodemo, Head Boys Basketball Coach at tgerhoops@aol.com

St. Anthony's HS in Jersey City, NJ is looking for 2 boys teams for their Christmas Tournament
 December 27-30, 2016. Please contact Eric Harrield at ericharrield@gmail.com​


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