Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena Slated to Host Event for the First Time

LAS VEGAS (March 8, 2019) – The Jordan Brand Classic, now in its 18th year, will host the greatest male and female high school basketball players as they look to own the game and take the big stage. JBC is a celebration of the next generation of basketball stars and features the top high school talent in the country. For the first time the brand’s marquee event will be held at Las Vegas’ newest sports and entertainment venue, T-Mobile Arena. The double-header will be held on Saturday, April 20 with the Girls Game tipping off at 3:00 p.m., followed by the Boys Game at 5:00 p.m. PT.

We are constantly inspired by the next generation of elite basketball players and are excited to host the best of the best for Jordan Brand Classic. We’re looking forward to treating this year’s rising athletes to a whole new experience in Las Vegas.” said Craig Williams, President of Jordan Brand.

The Jordan Brand Classic is a unique opportunity for the best high school seniors to bond and compete, following in the footsteps of superstars like Carmelo Anthony, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, LeBron James and Chris Paul. The Girls Game was established in 2015 and has been hosted by Jordan Brand family member Maya Moore.

Rosters for the boys’ and girls’ Jordan Brand Classic teams can be found below.

Tickets are available now at www.axs.com and the T-Mobile Arena Box Office. Follow @JordanClassic on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates or visit the official website at www.JordanBrandClassic.com.

 

T-Mobile Arena · Las Vegas, NV · April 20, 2019

2019 Jordan Brand National Boys Team

Home Team

Name                           Pos   Hgt   Wgt   High School (School Location)         College           

Cole Anthony

PG

6-2

185

Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA)

Undecided

Armando Bacot

C/PF

6-10

240

IMG (Bradenton, FL)

North Carolina

Vernon Carey Jr.

C/PF

6-10

275

University School (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

Duke

Anthony Edwards

WG

6-4

205

Holy Spirit (Atlanta, GA)

Georgia

Rejean “Boogie” Ellis

CG

6-1

170

Mission Bay (San Diego, CA)

Duke

Alonzo Gaffney

CF

6-8

190

Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, NH)

Ohio State

Trayce Jackson-Davis

PF

6-9

230

Center Grove (Greenwood, IN)

Indiana

Wendell Moore

WG

6-5

210

Cox Mill (Concord, NC)

Duke

Jahmius Ramsey

WG

6-3

190

Duncanville (Duncanville, TX)

Texas Tech

Chris “C.J.” Walker

CF

6-8

200

Oak Ridge (Orlando, FL)

Oregon

Mark “Rocket” Watts

CG

6-2

175

Spire Academy (Geneva, OH)

Michigan State

Romeo Weems

WF

6-6

225

South Haven (South Haven, MI)

DePaul

Patrick Williams

WF

6-7

215

West Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)

Florida State

 

Coach: John Buck – Long Island Lutheran (Brookville, NY)

Coach: Steve Reece – Oak Ridge (Orlando, FL)

Coach: Pat Holmes – La Lumiere (La Porte, IN)

 

Away Team

Name                           Pos   Hgt   Wgt   High School (School Location)         College           

Keion Brooks

CF

6-7

205

LaLumiere (LaPorte, IN)

Undecided

D.J. Jeffries

CF

6-7

210

Olive Branch (Olive Branch, MS)

Memphis

Jalen Lecque

CG

6-3

190

Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, NH)

N.C. State

Tre Mann

PG

6-3

185

The Villages (Gainesville, FL)

Florida

Nico Mannion

PG

6-3

180

Pinnacle (Scottsdale, AZ)

Arizona

Tyrese Maxey

WG

6-2

185

South Garland (Dallas, TX)

Kentucky

Jaden McDaniels

PF

6-10

190

Federal Way (Federal Way, WA)

Undecided

Cassius Stanley

WG

6-4

185

Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, CA)

Undecided

Isaiah Stewart

PF/C

6-9

245

LaLumiere (LaPorte, IN)

Washington

Trendon Watford

CF

6-8

210

Mountain Brook (Mountain Brook, AL)

Undecided

Kahlil Whitney

WF

6-6

200

Roselle Catholic (Roselle, NJ)

Kentucky

Samuel Williamson

WF

6-7

195

Rockwall (Rockwall, TX)

Louisville

James Wiseman

C/PF

7-0

230

East (Memphis, TN)

Memphis

 

Coach: Grant Rice – Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV)

Coach: Andre Chevalier – Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, CA)

Coach: Bucky McMillan – Mountain Brook (Mountain Brook, AL)

 

2019 Jordan Brand National Girls Team

Home Team (White Jerseys)

Name                          Pos  Hgt      High School (School Location)                  College          

Breanna Beal

W

6-0

Rock Island H.S. (Rock Island, IL)

South Carolina

Aliyah Boston

P

6-4

Worcester Academy (Worcester, MA)

South Carolina

Lavender Briggs

G

5-11

Provo H.S. (Provo, UT)

Florida

Kennedy Brown

P

6-6

Derby H.S. (Derby, KS)

Oregon State

Jakia Brown-Turner

W

6-0

Bishop McNamara H.S. (Temple Hills, MD)

N.C. State

Maori Davenport

P

6-4

Charles Henderson H.S. (Troy, AL)

Rutgers

Nyah Green

G

6-1

Allen H.S. (Allen, TX)

Louisville

Jordan Horston

G

6-1

Columbus Africentric H.S. (Columbus, OH)

Tennessee

Rickea Jackson

W

6-2

Detroit Edison Public Academy (Detroit, MI)

Miss. State

Haley Jones

W

6-1

Archbishop Mitty H.S. (Santa Cruz, CA)

Stanford

Jordyn Oliver

G

5-10

Prosper H.S. (Prosper, TX)

Baylor

Anaya Peoples

PG

5-10

Schlarman Academy (Danville, IL)

Notre Dame

 

Coach: Ricky Smith - Northside H.S. (Fort Smith, AR)
Coach: Monique Brown - Detroit Edison (Detroit, MI)
Coach: Emez Oliver - Michigan Crossover (Detroit, MI)

 

Away Team (Black Jerseys)

Name                           Pos  Hgt      High School (School Location)                College          

River Baldwin

P

6-5

Pleasant Home H.S. (Andalusia, AL)

Florida State

Kierstan Bell

G

6-1

McKinley H.S. (Canton, OH)

Ohio State

Francesca Belibi

F

6-1

Regis Jesuit (Aurora, CO)

Stanford

Samantha Brunelle

F

6-2

William Monroe H.S. (Ruckersville, VA)

Notre Dame

Zia Cooke

PG

5-9

Rogers H.S. (Toledo, OH)

South Carolina

Angel Jackson

P

6-5

Salesian College Prep (Richmond, CA)

USC

Charisma Osborne

PG

5-9

Windward School H.S. (Moreno Valley, CA)

UCLA

Jaden Owens

PG

5-6

Plano West H.S. (Plano, TX)

UCLA

Ashley Owusu

PG

5-9

Paul VI H.S. (Woodbridge, VA)

Maryland

Ashten Prechtel

P

5-9

Discovery Canyon H.S. (Colorado Springs, CO)

Stanford

Kaelynn Satterfield

W

6-0

Christ the King H.S. (Middle Village, NY)

Ohio State

Celeste Taylor

G

5-11

Long Island Lutheran (Valley Stream, NY)

Texas

 

Coach: Marcia Pinder - Dillard High School (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Coach: Alicia Komaki - Sierra Canyon High School (Chatsworth, CA)
Coach: Brian Crichlow – West Coast Premier (Walnut, CA)