Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop celebrates 10th anniversary



The 2012 Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop high school basketball
invitational will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year with 36 teams
playing 21 games over four days (Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend) in Dayton.

The 2012 Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop high school basketball invitational will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year with 36 teams playing 21 games over the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend in Dayton.

The event, held at Kettering’s Trent Arena on the campus of Fairmont High School, will be January 13-16 and for the first time will host games on Friday too.

Here are some others quick facts:
• 15 Dayton teams this year (record) – including a lot of first year teams in the event
• Four Nationally Ranked Teams:
– Findlay Prep, NV  (Top 10) vs. Thurgood Marshall
– Huntington Prep, WV (Top 10) vs. Trotwood & Middletown
– Grace Prep, TX (Top 25) vs. Thurgood Marshall
– Hamilton SE, IN (Top 50) vs. Troy
• No. 1 (in OH) Northland vs. No. 2 (in OH) Garfield Heights
– Jalen Robinson (Northland) has committed to U. Dayton
• Defending Div. II Ohio State Champs (SVSM) vs. Defending Div. III Ohio State Champs (Taft)
• Seven 5-Star Participating players so far
– Including 4 of the Top Ten Seniors in Nation
– #1 Senior in Nation (I. Austin – Grace Prep (TX)) vs. Thurgood Marshall
– #1 Sophomore in Nation (A. Wiggins – Huntington Prep (WV)) vs. Trotwood & Middletown
• 14 4-Star Participating players so far
• 70+ NCAA Division I prospects/future recruits

Over the years:
• 19 past players are currently in the NBA, including eight draft picks from this summer’s NBA draft alone.
• 300+ past players have gone on to play Division I College Basketball.
• 18,000+ fans attend the event each year.
• Event has an economic impact of $1.7M to the Dayton economy over the event weekend.
• Event is attended by 100+ colleges and 100+ members of the media from across the nation including high profile coaches.


Friday, January 13, 2012
Game #1:    6:30 pm    Alter (OH) vs. Christian Faith Center Academy (NC)
Game #2:    8:15 pm    Thurgood Marshall (OH) vs. Findlay Prep (NV)

Saturday, January 14, 2012
Game #3:    11:30 am    Christian Faith Center Academy (NC) vs. HCYA (TX)
Game #4:    1:15 pm    Columbus Walnut Ridge (OH) vs. Ft. Recovery (OH)
Game #5:    3:00 pm    Cathedral (IN) vs. Centerville (OH)
Game #6:    4:45 pm    Hamilton SE (IN) vs. Troy (OH)
Game #7:    6:30 pm    Northland (OH) vs. Garfield Heights (OH)
Game #8:    8:15 pm    Trotwood (OH) vs. Huntington Prep (WV)

Sunday, January 15, 2012
Game #9:    11:30 am    Miami East (OH) vs. Fairmont (OH)
Game #10:    1:15 pm    St. Ignatius (OH) vs. Wayne (OH) 
Game #11:    3:00 pm    St. Vincent – St. Mary (OH) vs. Taft (OH)
Game #12:    4:45 pm    Cleveland Heights (OH) vs. Northmont (OH)   
Game #13:    6:30 pm    Morgan Park (IL) vs. Springboro (OH)
Game #14:    8:15 pm    Huntington Prep (WV) vs. Middletown (OH)

Monday, January 16, 2012    
Game #15:    10:15 am    HCYA (TX) vs. Trotwood (OH)
Game #16:    12:00 pm    Vandalia (OH) vs. Morgan Park (IL)
Game #17:    1:45 pm    Norcross (GA) vs. Greeneview (OH)
Game #18:    3:30 pm    Medina Senior (OH) vs. Franklin (OH)
Game #19:    5:15 pm    La Lumiere (IN) vs. Westerville North (OH)
Game #20:    7:00 pm    Chillicothe (OH) vs. Chaminade Julienne (OH) 
Game #21:    8:30 pm    Grace Prep (TX) vs. Thurgood Marshall (OH)

TICKETS (Order here)
Friday: $10 General Admission  $20 Reserved Seating
Saturday: $12 GA/$22 Reserved
Sunday:$12 GA/$22 Reserved
Monday: $12 GA/$22 Reserved
All-Weekend Pass:$40 GA/$80 Reserved


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