SHREWSBURY, N.J. – The Hoop Group
announced today its schedule for The Challenge Series at Duke, a high school
boy’s basketball tripleheader to be held at Duke University’s Cameron Indoor
Stadium on Saturday, January 11.
event features Luol Deng
of Blair (NJ) and Kris
Humphries of Hopkins (MN), two of the top-five players in the country
and Duke’s only signees for 2003-04. The Challenge series will also showcase two
more top-25 programs in St. Anthony (NJ) and Montrose Christian (MD), while East
Chapel Hill (NC) and Raleigh Millbrook (NC) represent The Triangle Region.
The Challenge Series
at Duke University
Cameron Indoor Stadium,
5:00 pm – No. 14*
Montrose Christian (MD) vs. East Chapel Hill (NC)
Montrose Christian – one of the top teams in the nation features top-50 senior
Linas Kleiza – against North Carolina power East Chapel Hill.
6:30 pm – No. 2**
Blair Academy (NJ) vs. Raleigh Millbrook (NC)
Duke recruit Charlie
Villanueva and Illinois signee Charlie Villanueva lead Blair against a talented
Raleigh Millbrook squad.
8:00 pm – No. 13*
Hopkins (MN) vs. No. 20* St. Anthony (NJ)
Hopkins, led by Duke signee Kris Humphries, takes on Bob Hurley’s New Jersey
powerhouse, St. Anthony.
Today Top 25, December 16 Poll
National Prep Rankings, December 16 Poll
Luol Deng – Blair/Duke
Kris Humphries – Hopkins/Duke
Charlie Villanueva – Blair/Illinois
Terrence Roberts – St. Anthony/Syracuse
Dan Coleman – Hopkins/Boston
Linas Kleiza – Montrose Christian; One of the top unsigned players in the
country (Final two schools in the hunt, NC State and Missouri).
Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for students/senior citizens and are
available by calling The Hoop Group at (732) 212-1440. All media
credential requests must be made through The Hoop Group.