Two of UConn’s three commits for 2013 will be in action next Saturday and Monday in Manhattan at the Big Apple Basketball Invitational at Baruch College.
Kentan Facey, the 6-9 power forward from Long Island Lutheran, will be playing on Monday against Bayside High of Queens an noon.
Terrence Samuel, the point guard from South Shore High in Brooklyn, will be playing Saturday night at 8 p.m. against Princeton Day Academy of Maryland and again on Monday at 6 p.m. against Pope John XXIII of New Jersey. South Shore is one of the top public school teams in the city.
There will be a lot of great teams and players in action on those two days. The Baruch gym is at 24th and Lexington, so it’s pretty easy to get to from Grand Central.
Here is some more info on the tournament.
Here are some video highlights for you.
And here is a full schedule:
Saturday, Jan 19
12pm – Hills West (Long Island) vs. Bayside (Queens)
2pm – East Boston (MA) vs. Wings (Bronx)
4pm – St. Frances (MD) vs. Curtis (Staten Island)
6pm – Coolidge (DC) vs. Thomas Jefferson (Brooklyn)
8pm – Princeton Day Academy (MD) vs. South Shore (Brooklyn), with Terrence Samuel
Monday, Jan 21
12pm -LI Lutheran (Long Island), with Kentan Facey, vs. Bayside (Queens)
2pm – Princeton Day School (NJ) vs. Curtis (Staten Island)
4pm – Massanutten Military Academy (VA) vs. Vermont Academy (VT)
6pm – Pope John XXIII (NJ) vs. South Shore (Brooklyn), with Samuel