The No. 1-ranked prep boys basketball player in the class of 2016 and the No. 2-ranked player in the class of 2017 will play in a tournament in Wichita, hosted by Sunrise Christian Academy, later this month.
Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-7 guard for California’s Prolific Prep, leads the class of 2016. His team will open the tournament at 1 p.m. Nov. 14 against Elevate (Colo.) Academy. Sunrise Christian Academy will play Word of God Christian (N.C.) Academy at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 and Prolific Prep at 5 p.m. Nov. 15.
Thon Maker, a 7-foot center from Canada’s Athlete Institute is another one of the top players in the field. The list also includes Word of God’s Rawle Alkins, a guard ranked No. 9 by Rivals.com and No. 12 Terrance Ferguson, a guard from Texas’ Advanced Prepatory International who is orally committed to Alabama.
Advanced Prepatory International will bring two of the top 10 players from the class of 2017 — No. 2 Trevon Duval, a guard, and No. 6 Billy Preston, a forward. No. 7 Jarred Vanderbilt plays for Houston’s Victory Prep.
Games will be played at North High on Nov. 14 and Hartman Arena on Nov. 15.
1 p.m. — Prolific Prep (Calif.) vs. Elevate Academy (Fla.)
3 p.m. — Advanced Prepatory International (Texas) vs. Athlete Institute (Canada)
5 p.m. — Sunrise Christian Academy vs. Word of God Christian Academy (Texas)
1 p.m. — Athlete Institute vs. Elevate Academy
3 p.m. — Advanced Prepatory International vs. Word of God Christian Academy
5 p.m. — Sunrise Christian Academy vs. Prolific Prep