2018 CRC

RJ Barrett will lead Montverde Academy (FL) into this year’s Cancer Research Classic, looking to cement his legacy in his senior year. (Photo: Masslive.com)

The 11th annual Cancer Research Classic is loaded with talented teams and prospects, taking place on January 5th and 6th at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. Once again, fellow Temple Owl, Doc Merrick has put together a stacked field featuring many teams anticipated to be in the preseason top 20. Saturday’s docket may go down as the greatest day of games in Cancer Research Classic history, featuring a rematch of last year’s Dick’s Nationals title game between La Lumiere (IN) and Montverde Academy (FL) among other elite match-ups.

This year’s Cancer Research Classic will feature top-60 2018 prospects, 7′ 2″ C Bol Bol, 6′ 7″ SF RJ Barrett, 6′ 10″ PF EJ Montgomery, 6′ 3″ PG Courtney Ramey, 6′ 9″ PF Silvio De Sousa, 6′ 8″ PF Carte’Are Gordon, 6′ 3″ PG Andrew Nembhard and 6′ 0″ PG Tyger Campbell. Along with a talented crop of seniors, elite 2019 prospects, 7′ 3″ C Chol Marial, 6′ 9″ PF Isaiah Stewart, 6′ 9″ PF Makhi Mitchell, 6′ 9″ PF Makhel Mitchell, 6′ 6″ SG Josh Green, 6′ 5″ SG Isaac Okoro, 6′ 3″ SG PJ Fuller, and 6′ 7″ SF Jordan Mitchell will all showcase their talents in Wheeling, WV in early January.

If you live in the Northeast or Midwest region and haven’t yet attended the Cancer Research Classic, check out this year’s loaded field to get a taste of the best talent high school basketball has to offer.


Friday, January 5th 2018

La Lumiere (IN) vs Imhotep Charter (PA)
Montverde Academy (FL) vs Archbishop Wood (PA)
Findlay Prep (NV) vs First Love Christian (PA)
IMG Academy (FL) vs Orlando Christian Prep (FL)

Saturday, January 6th 2018

Mars (PA) vs Wheeling Central Catholic (WV)
Wheeler (GA) vs Webster Groves (MO)
La Lumiere (IN) vs Montverde Academy (FL)
Findlay Prep (NV) vs IMG Academy (FL)
Mater Dei (CA) vs Gonzaga (DC)
McEachern (GA) vs Dematha Catholic (MD)