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Super 16 Preview

Super 16 Preview

Posted Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

This weekend, the best teams from across New England will gather at Connecticut College in New London CT for a chance at the Super 16 crown. This annual event on Memorial Day weekend gives us a first hand look at New England’s top talent, all at the same event. This year, the field is comprised of top notch programs from multiple different states. In the 5th grade division, local teams such as New Haven Heat, CT Select, and Connecticut Elite… READ MORE >

Introducing the Lab Prep Camp

Introducing the Lab Prep Camp

Posted Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

We are excited to announce the inaugural Hooprootz Lab Prep Camp at the Northfield Mount Hermon School coming up next month.   The Specifics: Who: Rising 6th through 9th graders What: The premier teaching and instructional camp in the northeast When: June 25th - 27th Where: Northfield Mount Hermon School How Much: $450  In a day and age where true teaching camps have become almost unique, the HoopRootz LAB Prep Camp will teach the fundamamentals of the game in a… READ MORE >

Commitment Catchup: Fessenden

Commitment Catchup: Fessenden

Posted Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Having been around since 1903, plenty of famous alumni have roamed the halls of Fessenden. Isaiah Mucius (Wake Forrest), Chuck Hannah (Elon) and Alex Oriaki (UConn) are just a few of the alumni to attend Fessenden and play D1 basketball. This year's Fessenden class has 5 kids moving on to play basketball at the next level.   Expressions and Junior Elite 75 alum Kyle Hicks is one of the top 2022 prospects in New England and will head to New Hampton next… READ MORE >

Middlesex Magic 8th Grade Team Preview

Middlesex Magic 8th Grade Team Preview

Posted Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

In typical fashion, this Middlesex Magic 8th grade team is a true 8th grade team, not one of the kids has reclassified. This is also their 3rd year playing together. This team is fundamentally sound and well coached. Arlington Catholic’s Ryan Svendsen might be the most experienced after playing varsity as an 8th grader this past season. The 6 foot comber guard is a slasher with excellent footwork and is good around the hoop as well. Jacob Belasanti will head… READ MORE >

DC Blue Devils 8th Team Preview

DC Blue Devils 8th Team Preview

Posted Monday, April 29th, 2019

The DC Blue Devils are off and running this year after participating in a bunch of tournaments across the New England area. This year’s group is filled with versatile, athletic wings lead by Guards Drew Brander, Kur Teng, and Point Guard Anthony Troncellito. Brander is a strong, athletic, play making guard with a solid overall floor game. Kur Teng has a ton of potential, and is the teams do-it-all player on the perimeter; he is very athletic with a very… READ MORE >

Commitment Catchup: Rectory

Commitment Catchup: Rectory

Posted Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

One of the top junior boarding schools in New England, Rectory consistantly has some of the top prospects in New England. Boasting alumni such as Terrence Clarke (Brewster), Christian Vital (UConn) and Alexis Reyes (Cushing), this years class also includes many top prospects.    Keyonte Beals will head to Vermont Academy next year where he has a chance to play alongside some of the top prospects in New Engand for the next few years. Point guard Flynt Whitworth is currently… READ MORE >

#NEHF Sunday Hooprootz Social Media Blog

#NEHF Sunday Hooprootz Social Media Blog

Posted Monday, April 8th, 2019

Champions were crowned on Sunday!   Expressions Guard David Rodriguez earns player of the game honors leading his team in the second half to an early morning win. #NEHF 6th pic.twitter.com/GFRR4AIVb2 — HoopRootz (@Hooprootz) April 7, 2019 Massasoit Warriors playing well early as Chase Besancon finds Aidan Nasarallah on a back door cut leading to a nice reverse for two. #NEHF 7th pic.twitter.com/fBRiW4ho7F — HoopRootz (@Hooprootz) April 7, 2019 Josiah Baker is the Player of the game for his big… READ MORE >

#NEHF Saturday Hooprootz Social Media Blog

#NEHF Saturday Hooprootz Social Media Blog

Posted Sunday, April 7th, 2019

The 12th annual Northeast Hoops Festival takes place this weekend throughout Eastern Massachusetts.  The New England Recruiting Report is out in full force, with scouts at every location. To keep up with all the action you can either follow @NERRhoops, @hooprootz, @ZackSandberg, @ChrisGaynor9 and @AdamFinkelstein on twitter or you can continue to check back here throughout the day as our annual twitter blogs will consolidate all of our coverage in one location. You can even join in on the dialogue… READ MORE >

Junior Elite 75 Video Released

Junior Elite 75 Video Released

Posted Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Ryan SkoronskiDarmani SantiagoRyan WardDerrell LigginsJames JacksonWyatt GreenbergRemington RokoszewskiDylan GomesJack NieradkoAntonio PembertonDarius AjakaiyeAbdur Rahman De LeonPierre PaulCameron PerkinsAaron CoteElijah CarrionBraeden ShrewsberryPonce JamesCharnez PerkinsJacob BarnettKevin FlowersDontay SantiagoBrennan Gregoire READ MORE >

Junior Elite 75 Recaps Released

Junior Elite 75 Recaps Released

Posted Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

After weeks of coverage, we finally have completed our Junior Elite 75 write ups. Links for the writeups can be found below: Initial Impressions with Mike DimartinoMassachusetts 2023 Backcourt RecapMassachusetts 2023 Wings RecapMassachusetts 2023 Frontcourt RecapConnecticut 2023 Backcourt RecapConnecticut 2023 Frontcourt RecapRhode Island 2023 RecapNew Hampshire 2023 RecapMassachusetts 2024 RecapConnecticut 2024 RecapNew Hampshire 2024 RecapRhode Island 2024 RecapMassachusetts 2025 RecapMassachusetts 2026 RecapConnecticut 2025 & 2026 Recap READ MORE >

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