Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop: Results and Box Scores


What do Brandon Knight (Detroit Pistons), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans), J.R Smith (New York Knicks), Rudy Gay (Sacramento Kings), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks), Nolan Smith (Portland Trailblazers) and DeAndre Jordan (L.A. Clippers) have in common? Yes…they’re all in the NBA.

But they also belong to another basketball brotherhood. They all played in the Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop Basketball Invitational, which celebrates its 12th annual event this year.

Named the No. 2 high school basketball event nationally by CBS Sports/MaxPreps, the Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop has blossomed into a showcase for future pros and top teams from Ohio and around the country.


*During the course of its 12-year run, the Good Samaritan Flyin to the Hoop has hosted 20-plus future NBAers and hundreds of Division I college players. This season there are 18 current FTTH alumni on active NBA rosters.

*Some of the additional names that have performed at Kettering’s Trent Arena (and Vandalia Butler’s Student Activities Center before that) include: Jared Sullinger (Boston Celtics), Anthony Bennett (Cleveland Cavaliers), Trey Burke (Utah Jazz), BJ Mullens (L.A. Clippers), Norris Cole (Miami Heat) and Cory Joseph (San Antonio Spurs).

*Eleven of the Ohio teams are ranked in the National Guard Ohio State Power Polls, including: Northland (DI No. 2), Gahanna Lincoln (DI No. 4), Garfield Heights (DI No. 7), Dunbar (DII No. 3), Thurgood Marshall (DII No. 4), Cleveland Central Catholic (DII No. 5), Akron St. Vincent-St Mary (DII No. 6), Roger Bacon (DIII No. 3), Versailles (DIII No. 6), Summit Country Day (DIII No. 10) and Africentric (DIV No. 9).

*Three of the teams are ranked in the MaxPreps Excellent 25: No. 7 Sunrise Christian, No. 10 Roselle Catholic and No. 22 Findlay Prep.

Sit back, buckle up and enjoy the ride.


Game 19: Sunrise Christian vs Wilmington

Game 18: Miller Grove vs Roselle Catholic

Game 17: Versailles vs Christian Brothers

Game 16: Thurgood Marshall vs Sunrise Christian

Game 15: Garfield Heights vs Prime Prep

Game 14: Akron St Vincent St Mary vs University

Game 13: Massillon Jackson vs Centerville

Game 12: Shaker Heights vs Christian Brothers

Game 11: Gahanna Lincoln vs Kettering Farimont

Game 10: HCYA vs Wayne

Game 9: Marian Catholic vs Dunbar

Game 8: HCYA vs Franklin

Game 7: Roselle Catholic vs Northland

Game 6: Lakota East vs Chaminade Julienne

Game 5: Walnut Ridge vs Summit Country Day

Game 4: Roger Bacon vs Africentric

Game 3: 22ft Academy vs Bowman

Game 2: Findlay Prep vs Wayne

Game 1: Miamisburg vs Dayton Stivers

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