A multi-city high school basketball event
unlike any in the country.

Matching the top national programs against some of the area’s best teams.


Lancaster Schedule

Friday, December 14, 2018 at Lancaster High School
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6:15p Desoto vs Huntington Prep
8:00p Lancaster vs IMG Academy (FL)

Lancaster Location

Lancaster High School | Google Maps App
200 E Wintergreen Rd, Lancaster, TX 75134

Waxahachie Schedule

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Waxahachie High School
(map below)

2:00p Chicago Simeon vs JJ Pierce
3:30p Lancaster vs Huntington Prep
5:00p South Garland vs Sunrise Christian (KS)
6:30p Denton Guyer vs Dematha (MD)
8:00p Waxahachie vs IMG Academy (FL)

Waxahachie Location


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History & Alumni

National Hoopfest was established in 2011 as the Penny Hardaway Classic. In 6 years, we have hosted 10 tournaments including Memphis, Las Vegas and Tampa. Our 2015 game featuring Oak Hill Academy vs. Hamilton High School (Memphis, TN) was ESPN’s highest rated HS game of the year, reaching almost 6 Million viewers. We continue to draw the best national and local high school talent, having had over 100 D1 scholarship athletes participate in the event, including 5 NBA lottery picks.

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