Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Kenner League Action Set to Start This Friday at McDonough Arena

See senior D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera at McDonough Arena

From our friends at Georgetown Athletics...

Basketball fans in the nation’s capital will flock to Georgetown University’s McDonough Arena beginning this weekend as the Nike Pro-City Jabbo Kenner League starts on Friday, July 10.

A full schedule of games can be found here:

The Nike Pro-City League (formerly the Kenner League) is among the top summer college basketball leagues in the country and is annually held at Georgetown, affording basketball fans a chance to see current, future and former college basketball players competing head-to-head over the summer.

The schedule for the 2015 season is set to begin on Friday, July 10 with a pair of games, first with the Metropolitan All-Stars playing Clyde’s at 8 PM and DCX playing Premier Athletes at approximately 9:20 PM.

On Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, respectively, five games will be held each day, beginning at 1 PM and running through 6:20 PM.

Games will be held every weekend through the end of the month, with the last day of the regular season being held on Friday, July 31.

Georgetown players will be spread out among seven teams in the 11-team league.

Senior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Indianapolis, Ind./Oak Hill) and sophomore forward Paul White (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young) will play for A Wash. Associates, while junior forward Reggie Cameron (Hackensack, N.J./Hudson Catholic) and senior center Bradley Hayes (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood) will play for DCX.

Sophomores Isaac Copeland (Raleigh, N.C./Brewster Academy) and L.J. Peak (Gaffney, S.C./Gaffney), who just won a gold medal at the U-19 World Championships with Team USA, will play for Clyde’s, while sophomore guard Tre Campbell (Washington, DC/St. John's College HS) and sophomore Trey Mourning (Miami, Fla./Ransom Everglades) are on the roster for Higher Level.

Sophomore transfer Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb./Omaha Central/Louisville) will play for Ohhs and Ahhs.

Freshmen Jessie Govan (Manhasset, N.Y./Wings Academy) and Kaleb Johnson (Martinsville, Va./Carlisle School) will play for The Tombs, while freshman Marcus Derrickson (Bowie, Md./Brewster Academy [N.H.]) and senior Riyan Williams (Dunkirk, Md./Archbishop Carroll [DC]) will play for the Hoop Magic All-Stars.

Quarterfinal games will be played on Saturday, August 1 beginning at 2 PM. Semifinal games will be played on Sunday, August 2 (2 PM, 3:20 PM.) and the championship game will be played on Saturday, August 8 at 3:30 PM.

All parking for Nike Pro-City Jabbo Kenner League games will be in the Southwest Garage off the Canal Road entrance to the University.