‘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 was held from Friday, Dec. 16, through Wednesday, Dec. 21.

The girls tournament, which began in 2007, was played from Thursday, Dec. 8, through Saturday, Dec. 10.

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

Link to watch ‘IOLANI LIVE webcast of the girls championship game -- Archbishop Mitty vs. Clovis West.

Links to ScoringLive.com coverage of:

 

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, 16
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
 

NATIONALLY RANKED BOYS TEAMS

USA Today Super 25
(Nov. 30, 2016 -- Computer Rankings)

No. 3 -- Oak Hill Academy
No. 4 -- Findlay Prep

2016 BOYS TOURNAMENT -- PLAYERS TO WATCH

NAME, SCHOOL  (YEAR, POSITION, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, NATIONAL RANK, COLLEGE COMMITMENT)

P.J. Washington, Findlay Prep  (Sr., PF, 6-8, 225, ESPN - 16, Rivals - 17, Kentucky)
Billy Preston, Oak Hill  (Sr., PF, 6-10, 230, ESPN - 20, Rivals - 8, Kansas)
Matt Coleman, Oak Hill  (Sr., PG, 6-1, 174, ESPN - 27, Rivals - 32)
Lindell Wigginton, Oak Hill  (Sr., SG 6-1, 165, ESPN - 49, Rivals - 40, Iowa State)
Ty-Shon Alexander, Oak Hill  (Sr., SG 6-4, 190, ESPN - 64, Rivals - 80, Creighton)
Alex Barcello, Corona Del Sol  (Sr., SG 6-2, 175, ESPN - 94, Rivals - 103, Arizona)
Devontae Shuler, Oak Hill  (Sr., SG 6-3, 180, 24/7Sports - 100, Ole Miss)
Saben Lee, Corona Del Sol  (Sr., PG 6-1, 175, 24/7Sports - 139, Vanderbilt)
Justin Roberts, Findlay Prep  (Sr., PG 5-11, 170, 24/7Sports - 187, DePaul)
Chris Giles, Findlay Prep  (Sr., SG 6-3, 175, 24/7Sports - 257)
Donnie Tillman, Findlay Prep  (Sr., SF 6-7, 225, 24/7Sports - 269)
Samuta Avea, Kahuku  (Sr., SG, 6-5, 180, 24/7Sports - 395, Hawai'i)
David McCormack, Oak Hill  (Jr., C 6-10, 290, Rivals - 58)
Kenneth Nwuba, Oak Hill  (Jr., C, 6-9, 220, Rivals - 79)
Reggie Chaney, Findlay Prep  (Jr., F, 6-7, 220, Rivals - 99)
Keyshawn Bryant, Oak Hill  (Jr., F 6-6, 165, Rivals - 134)
Montez Mathis, Oak Hill  (Jr., SG, 6-4, 190, 24/7Sports - 141)
 

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 -- champions in 2016
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 girls tournament results.
Click for girls tournament bracket (PDF).

NATIONALLY RANKED GIRLS TEAMS

USA Today Super 25
(Nov. 30, 2016 -- Expert Rankings)

No. 2 — Archbishop Mitty High School
No. 10 — Clovis West High School
No. 13 — Long Beach Polytechnic

Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.)
2016 ‘Iolani Prep Basketball Classic
Girls Tournament Champions

 

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