‘Iolani Classic

‘Iolani Classic

The ‘Iolani Prep Basketball Classic, one of the nation's premier high school basketball tournaments, annually features 16 boys teams and eight girls teams. The boys tournament dates back to 1983.

The 2016 boys tournament tips off on Friday, Dec. 16, and continues through Wednesday, Dec. 21 (no games on Sunday, Dec. 18)The girls tournament, which began in 2007, will run from Thursday, Dec. 8, to Saturday, Dec. 10.

All ‘Iolani Prep Basketball Classic games are played in ‘Iolani School's Lower Gym..

 

2016 GIRLS TOURNAMENT FIELD

Clovis West High School (Fresno, Calif.) -- Golden Eagles
Long Beach Polytechnic (Long Beach, Calif.) -- Lady Jackrabbits -- champions in 2008, 09, 13
Salesian College Preparatory (Richmond, Calif.) -- Pride
Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose, Calif.) -- Monarchs
Konawaena High School (Kealakekua, Hawai'i) -- Wildcats -- champions in 2011, 15
'Iolani School (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Raiders
Leilehua High School (Wahiawa, Hawai'i) -- Mules
Maryknoll School (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Spartans
 

Click for 2015 girls tournament results.

 

2016 BOYS TOURNAMENT FIELD

Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) -- Warriors -- champions in 1989, 92, 99, 2003, 08, 10, 14
Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) -- Pilots -- champions in 2012
Corona del Sol High School (Tempe, Ariz.) -- Aztecs
De La Salle High School (Concord, Calif.) -- Spartans
Mount Vernon High School (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) -- Knights
Dr. Phillips High School (Orlando, Fla.) -- Panthers
Southwind High School (Memphis, Tenn.) -- Jaguars
'Iolani School (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Raiders
Kahuku High School (Kahuku, Hawai'i) -- Red Raiders
Kailua High School (Kailua, Hawai'i) -- Surfriders
Kaiser High School (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Cougars
Kapolei High School (Kapolei, Hawai'i) -- Hurricanes
Mid-Pacific Institute (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Owls
Punahou School (Honolulu, Hawai'i) -- Buffanblu
Waiākea High School (Hilo, Hawai'i) -- Warriors
Wai'anae High School (Wai'anae, Hawa'i) -- Seariders
 

Click for 2016 boys tournament results.

Click for 2016 boys tournament bracket (PDF).

 

RANKED BOYS TEAMS

USA Today Super 25
(final ranking for 2015-16)

No. 2 -- Oak Hill Academy
No. 10 -- Findlay Prep

 

2015 BOYS TOURNAMENT -- PLAYERS TO WATCH

Class of 2016 -- ESPN Top 100
#14 — Frank Jackson, G - Lone Peak (Duke)
#56 — James Banks, C - La Lumiere (Texas)

Class of 2016 -- Rivals 150
#106 — Devearl Ramsey, G - Sierra Canyon (Nevada)

Class of 2017 -- ESPN Top 60
#20 — Brian Bowen, G - La Lumiere (transfer)
#22 — Cody Riley, F - Sierra Canyon
#23 — Jeremiah Tilmon, C - La Lumiere
#34 — Ira Lee, F - Sierra Canyon

Class of 2017 -- Rivals 150
#93 — Christian PoPoola, G - Lone Peak
#96 — Remy Martin, G - Sierra Canyon

Class of 2018 -- ESPN Top 60
#17 — Jalen Smith, F - Mount Saint Joseph

Class of 2019 -- Top Point Guard
Tyger Campbell, G - La Lumiere

 

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