Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 3:51 pm  |  10 responses

2nd Annual Under Armour Brandon Jennings Invitational Announced

After the successful inauguration of the Under Armour Brandon Jennings Invitational at the beginning of the year, SLAM is proud to return as a sponsor of the marquee showcase in 2012. Next week, we’ll be featuring a detailed preview of the event, providing in-depth analysis of every team and notable players expected to partake in the festivities. In addition, SLAM will be on hand in Milwaukee, WI for live coverage of the games. For now, check out the announcement from our friends at Under Armour:

The 2nd Annual Under Armour Brandon Jennings Invitational will be held on January 7 in Milwaukee, WI at Marquette University High School. The event features eight of the nation’s top high school basketball teams and some of the country’s best players.

In addition to high-level competition that will take place on the court, players will participate in off the court activities – including a lecture from former University of Maryland head basketball coach Gary Williams –  designed to emphasize the importance of education, financial literacy and hard work.

The match-ups:
• Melrose (Memphis, TN) vs. St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, MD)
• Peak (Highland, UT) vs. Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn, NY)
• Lake Central (St. John, IN) vs. Menomonee Falls (Menomonee Falls, WI)
• Price (Los Angeles, CA) vs. Patterson (Baltimore, MD)
• Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, PA) vs. Marquette University HS (Milwaukee, WI)
Price vs. Patterson will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net regional stations on Monday, January 16.

Players to watch:
• Menomonee Falls-JP Tokoto
• Lake Central- Glenn Robinson III
• St. Frances- DaQuan Cook
• Paterson- Aquille Carr
• Roman Catholic- Shep Garner
• Price- Skylar Spencer
• Lincoln- Isaiah Whitehead
• Marquette- Donnell Cegers
• Melrose- Markel Crawford
• Lone Peak- Nick Emery

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  • http://redoftoothandclaw.ca/ niQ

    Aquille Carr, nuff said.

  • Sayaboi

    ^^^ cosign that, Crime Stopper doesn’t stop for no one

  • http://slamonline.com yallllalalal

    think shep transferred this week…

  • Red

    UA sucks

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Great player, love his game, will have a breakout season this year. I am predicting he becomes an All Star point guard reserve. If he can get the Bucks a top 4 or 5 seed in the East. BOOK IT!!

  • Doobiedoo

    Yall forgot about Daiquan Walker- Roman Catholic


    UA s for panzies.

  • Philly

    Shep didn’t transfer. Britton Lee is the other player to watch for at Roman. Daiquan Walker left Roman after his Soph. Yr he plays for Constitution High.

  • Tyler Martin

    what time is it at and how much is it to get in

  • Golfboy10

    M. Falls sucks! JP does it all. They should not be in this tourny