High School Challenge
The Big Apple Basketball Challenge is a basketball event to showcase the top high school public league and catholic league teams. The BAB Challenge is designed to show the supremacy of New York City’s public or catholic leagues on the basketball court. The games are played at a very high level with bragging rights at stake. The 9th Annual, 2015 BAB Challenge will feature eight of the top New York City boys’ public and catholic high school teams.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 @ Baruch College, NYC
Molloy (CHSAA-Queens) def. Boys and Girls (PSAL-Brooklyn), 63-57
MVP - Issac Grant (Molloy), 22pts, 8 rebs, 3 asts
Sportsmanship - Gianni Ford (Boys and Girls), 21pts
Academic Achievement - Justin Cole (Molloy), Alec Jones (Boys and Girls)
Scanlan (CHSAA-Bronx) def. Thurgood Marshall (PSAL-Manhattan), 78-63
MVP - George Pena (Scanlan), 23pts, 4 stls, 4 rebs
Sportsmanship - Jalin Suber (TMA), 13pts
Academic Achievement - Danny Dacosta (Scanlan), Shavon John (TMA)
Jefferson (PSAL-Brooklyn) def. Hayes (CHSAA-Bronx) 75-74
MVP - Shamorie Ponds (Jefferson), 26pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls
Sportsmanship - Clive Allen (Hayes), 23pts, 3 asts
Academic Achievement - Jamari Lewis (Jefferson), Ishmael Massoud (Hayes)
Iona Prep (CHSAA-New Rochelle) def. Wings (PSAL-Bronx), 78-66
MVP - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), 14pts, 10 rebs, 8 asts, 4 stls
Sportsmanship - Kevin Saylor (Wings), 20pts, 6rebs, 2stls
Academic Achievement - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), Mouhamaou Diawara (Wings)
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The 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Division I tournament features 28 student-athletes who have participated in Big Apple Basketball programs. Since 2003, Big Apple Basketball has showcased many basketball players in the Scholarship Games, High School Invitational, High School Challenge, Off-Season Training Program and Pro Summer Team.
See the list below of the 28 BAB players in the NCAA tourney!
UConn (3) - Sam Cassell Jr, Kentan Facey, Terry Larrier
Kansas (2) - Frank Mason III, Wayne Selden Jr.
Miami (2) - Davon Reed, Kamari Murphy
Notre Dame (2) - Martinas Geben, Matt Ryan
Seton Hall (2) - Isaiah Whitehead, Veer Singh
Temple (2) - Daniel Dingle, Devin Coleman
Buffalo (1) - David Kadiri
Cincinnati (1) - Quadri Moore
Duke (1) - Amile Jefferson
Fairleigh Dickinson (1) - DaRon Curry
Holy Cross (1) - Matt Zignorski
Iona (1) - Jordan Washington
Kentucky (1) - Jamal Murray
Maryland (1) - Damonte Dodd
Oklahoma (1) - Isaiah Cousins
Providence (1) - Kris Dunn
Saint Joseph (1) - Shavar Newkirk
Southern (1) Rashad Andrews
Syracuse (1) - DaJuan Coleman
VCU (1) - Melvin Johnson
Xavier (1) - Myles Davis