n its tenth year of existence, the High School Basketball Nationals tournament (formerly DICK’S Nationals) will have a new name starting in 2018. Paragon Marketing Group is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with GEICO to become the new title sponsor and continue the tournament’s rich tradition.
The 2017-2018 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase continues this weekend with five games from the Spalding Hoophall Classic on ESPN and ESPNU in Springfield, Mass.
ESPN will provide multi-day, multi-platform coverage of the early National Signing Day period as the 2018 freshmen class is the first recruiting class to have the choice of utilizing the new signing period that runs for 72 hours beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20 and concluding Friday, Dec. 22.
ESPNU will televise the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series on Saturday, Dec. 23, at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET, from Grand Canyon University Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona; considered one of the country’s preeminent collegiate soccer stadiums, the venue will host its first ever football event with the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series. The double-header will feature state champions from Arizona, Florida, Maryland and Utah in a premier national high school football even
GEICO returns for the second year as title sponsor of the State Champions Bowl Series. For the third time since 2014, this unique event will allow high school football champions from different states to play against each other in post-season bowl games to be televised live on ESPNU. The games will also be available via the ESPN App. Participating teams will play in a single game matchup, with a total of two games to take place at GCU Stadium at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz. on Saturday, Dec. 23. Games will kick off at 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. EST.
The 2017-2018 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase will feature 11 games across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU from December to February. The schedule will highlight nine of country’s top programs, and 36 players ranked in the ESPN 100 (’18), ESPN 60 (’19) and ESPN 25 (’20), including recruits who have commits to Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Kentucky, LSU, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oregon, Rutgers, St. Louis and Syracuse.
The 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase will feature matchups between some of the top high school football programs from across the country.
Final Schools: Duke, UCLA, USC Marvin Bagley III, the No. 1 high school basketball player in the country according to ESPN 100, is expected to make his college announcement tonight on the 11 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. The 6’11 power forward from Sierra Canyon (Phoenix, Ariz.) will decide between Duke, UCLA and USC. While … Read More
ESPN Films continues a busy summer of sports documentaries on Thursday, August 24, with a 30 for 30 documentary about the highs and lows of the 1988 Dallas Carter High School football team.
ESPNU’s fifth annual Summer of Next Presented by GEICO will begin Saturday, July 1, and continue through the 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff.