Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Kenner League Action Set to Start this Saturday at McDonough Arena

See Georgetown's Bradley Hayes (l) 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 Saturday, July 2.

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 2016 season is set to begin on Saturday, July 2 with four games, the first at 1 PM between A Wash Associates and Premier Athletes. Other games are slated to start at 2:20 PM (On Point vs. Beyond Belief), 3:40 PM (Darren McClinton All-Stars vs. Clyde’s) and 5 PM (Higher Level vs. The Tombs.)

Four more games will be played on Sunday, July 3, beginning at 1 PM. Games will be held every weekend through the end of the month, with the last day of the regular season being held on Sunday, July 31.

Georgetown players will be spread out among eight teams in the 10-team league.

Center Bradley Hayes (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood) and junior college transfer Jonathan Mulmore (New Orleans, La./Redemption Christian/Allegany [Md.]) will play for DCX.

Freshman Jagan Mosely (Morganville, N.J./St. Anthony’s), graduate student transfer Rodney Pryor (Evanston, Ill./Notre Dame Prep/Robert Morris) and sophomore forward Marcus Derrickson (Bowie, Md./Brewster Academy [N.H.]) will play for The Tombs.  Junior guard Tre Campbell (Washington, D.C./St. John's College HS) and sophomore forward Kaleb Johnson (Martinsville, Va./Carlisle School) will play for A Wash Associates.

Sophomore Jessie Govan (Manhasset, N.Y./Wings Academy) and junior LJ Peak (Gaffney, S.C./Gaffney) will play for Clyde’s, while senior forward Reggie Cameron (Hackensack, N.J./Hudson Catholic) and junior Trey Mourning (Miami, Fla./Ransom Everglades) are on the roster for Higher Level and junior Isaac Copeland (Raleigh, N.C./Brewster Academy) will play for Hoop Magic.

Junior transfer Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb./Omaha Central/Louisville) and junior forward Paul White (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young) will play for OnPoint.

Quarterfinal games will be played on Thursday, August 4 and Friday, August 5, both dates starting at 8 PM. Semifinal games will be played on Saturday, August 6 (2 PM, 3:20 PM) and the championship game will be played on Sunday, August 7 at 3 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.