INDIANAPOLIS – The 19th IBCA/IHSAA Top 100 Underclass Showcase basketball events have been set for June 18-19 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis.
Staged by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association with support from the Indiana High School Athletic Association, the Underclass Showcase events are designed to give exposure to approximately 242 of the top basketball prospects (122 boys and 120 girls) from across the state to colleges across the state and nation.
The Girls’ Showcase will be on Friday, June 18, and the Boys’ Showcase will be on Saturday, June 19. Both days are divided into two sessions this year to stay in line with COVID-19 guidelines. The first session begins at 10:30 a.m. and runs until about 1:40 p.m. each day. The second session starts at 2:30 p.m. and runs until 5:40 p.m. each day. The Boys’ Showcase s being held during the NCAA’s “scholastic viewing period,” which allows coaches from NCAA Division I programs to attend in person.
The showcase events are not open to the public; rather, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, only two friends or family members per participant will be allowed to attend. Admission is $5 per person per day for spectators. IBCA-member coaches will be admitted at no charge by showing their IBCA membership card.
Among the area players and coaches involved in the showcases are, for the girls events:
Megan Bolen, Knox
Taylor Bowen, Culver Academy
Eva Fisher, Northridge
Ellia Foster, Bremen
Kacilyn Krebs, Warsaw
Julia Mantyla, Northridge
Jada Patton, Penn
MaKaya Porter, Marian
Amiyah Reynolds, South Bend Washington
Mila Reynolds, South Bend Washington
De’Mour Watson, Elkhart
Will Coatie, Elkhart coach
Lenny Krebs, Warsaw coach
Among the area players involved in the showcases are, for the boys events:
Cade Brenner, NorthWood
Richard Brooks, Marian
Markus Burton, Penn
Connoe Essegian, Central Noble
Cooper Farrall, Culver Academy
Jaxson Gould, Warsaw
Tyson Henry, South Bend Career Academy
Marcus Northern, South Bend Washington
Ashton Oviedo, Triton
Ian Raasch, NorthWood
Deaglan Sullivan, Marian
Mark Galloway, Culver Academy coach
Matt Moore, Warsaw coach
Ryan Varga, South Bend Washington coach