GEICO Nationals 2023: Schedule, bracket, results, how to watch & more for high school basketball tournament

The 2023 GEICO Nationals are finally here.

For the best high school men’s basketball programs in the country, the GEICO Nationals are a chance to prove they are the best team in the nation.

The invitation-only event will feature some of the best teams in the nation, including Montverde Academy and Prolific Prep. It will also include some of the best players high school basketball has to offer such as Kwame Evans (Oregon), Sean Stewart (Duke), Aden Holloway (Auburn) and Matas Buzelis (NBA G League Ignite) will be in action. .

The eyes of the high school basketball world will be fixed on the three-day event.

The Sporting News has you covered on how to watch every game.

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2023 GEICO High School Boys Basketball Nationals Schedule

The 2023 GEICO Nationals kick off Thursday with four games on ESPNU. First is St. Paul VI vs. Link Academy. Look out for the main matchup between St. Paul’s DeShawn Harris-Smith (Md.) and Link Academy’s Ja’Kobe Walter (Baylor).

Day 1 closes with the number 1 seed, Montverde, taking on the number 8 seed, Sunrise Christian. Montverde is full of potential professional talent. It will be up to Sunrise Christian to try and catch Montverde off guard in the first round.

Below is the full schedule for the GEICO Nationals.

2023 GEICO Men’s National Calendar
Date Time (ET) Match Platform
March 30th Noon quarterfinals 1
No. 5 St. Paul VI (Virginia) vs. No. 4 Link Academy (Mo.)
2:00 p.m. quarterfinals 2
No. 6 IMG Academy (Fla.) vs. No. 3 Prolific Prep (Calif.)
4:00 p.m. quarterfinal 3
No. 7 AZ Compass (Ariz.) vs. No. 2 LuHi (NY)
18:00 quarterfinals 4
No. 8 Sunrise Christian (Kan.) vs. No. 1 Montverde (Fla.)
March 31st 2:30 p.m. semifinal 1 ESPN2
4:30 pm semi final 2 ESPN2
April 1st Noon championship game ESPN

How to watch, stream GEICO High School Boys Basketball Nationals

  • Date: From Thursday March 30 to Saturday April 1
  • Location: Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, Florida.
  • Television channel: ESPNU, ESPN2, ESPN
  • Live broadcast: tv sling

You can watch all of the GEICO Nationals on the ESPN family of networks. The quarterfinals will air on ESPNU, the semifinals will air on ESPN2, and the national championship will air on ESPN. All games will be available to stream on Watch ESPN.

ESPN’s Ted Emrich and national recruiting analyst Paul Biancardi will be on the call throughout the weekend.

Fans in the US can also watch GEICO Nationals games on Sling TV, now offering HALF OFF its first month.

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2023 GEICO High School Boys Basketball Nationals Group

Here’s the bracket for the 2023 GEICO High School Boys Basketball Nationals.

GEICO Nationals Group

(1) Montverde vs. (8) Sunrise Christian

(2) LuHi facing (7) AZ Compass

(3) Prolific Preparation vs. (6) IMG Academy

(4) Link Academy vs. (5) St. Paul VI

Players to Watch at GEICO High School Boys Basketball Nationals

(Rating courtesy of ESPN)

Montverde Academy (Florida)

  • Greater: Kwame Evans (No. 13, Oregon), Sean Stewart (No. 16, Duke), Chris Johnson (No. 35, Kansas)
  • juniors: Derik Queen (#9), Liam McNeeley (#10), Asa Newell (#18), Curtis Givens (#58)
  • Sophomores: Cooper Flagg (No. 2)

Long Island Lutheran (New York)

  • juniors: V. J. Edgecombe (No. 52)

Prolific Preparation (California)

  • Greater: Aden Holloway (No. 17, Auburn), Tre Green (No. 44, Xavier)
  • juniors: Yves Missi (No. 15, Baylor), Zion Sensley (No. 41)

Link Academy (Mo.)

  • Greater: Ja’Kobe Walter (No. 14, Baylor), Jacolb Cole (No. 71, Oklahoma), Cameron Carr (No. 89, Tennessee)
  • juniors: Elliot Cadeau (No. 13, North Carolina)
  • Sophomores: BJ Davis-Ray (No. 19), Aaron Rowe (No. 20)

Catholic of Saint Paul IV (Virginia)

  • Greater: DeShawn Harris-Smith (No. 45, Maryland), Darren Harris (No. 43, Duke)

IMG Academy (Florida)

  • Greater: Jaime Kaiser (No. 58, Maryland), Blue Cain (No. 77, Georgia Tech)
  • juniors: Amier Ali (No. 14), Khani Rooths (No. 42)
  • Sophomores: Jamier Jones (No. 11)

AZ Compass Prep (Arizona)

  • Greater: Mookie Cook (No. 18, Oregon), Zayden High (No. 64, North Carolina), Rayvon Griffith (No. 70, Cincinnati), Trent Pierce (No. 75, Missouri), Tru Washington (No. 88, New Mexico) ), Jordan Ross (No. 97, St. Mary’s)
  • juniors: Jamari Phillips (No. 22, Arizona), Victorius Miller (No. 24), Marcus Allen (No. 55)

Sunrise Christian (Canada)

  • Greater: Matas Buzelis (No. 9, G League Ignite), Scotty Middleton (No. 24, Ohio State), Layden Blocker (No. 25, Arkansas), Miro Little (No. 33, Baylor)
  • juniors: John Bull (No. 25)