NY2LASPORTS.COM - 2012 SWISH N DISH PREVIEW
Antonio Curro — NATIONAL RECRUITING DIRECTOR - NY2LASPORTS.COM
The 7th annual Swish ‘N Dish Spring Warm-Up tips this weekend as teams from California, Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Canada are set to make the trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for three days of hoops action April 6-8, 2012. The event will take place at multiple gyms throughout the greater Milwaukee are beginning at 5pm Friday and running throughout the weekend with championship games wrapping up late Sunday afternoon at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.
Friday night’s action is highlighted by some extraordinary action at some of the older levels including, but not limited to, the following:
17U Division (Showcase Seeding Matchups)
Meanstreets vs. WI Playmakers – 6:10 p.m. @ Homestead High School
Illinois Wolves vs. Milwaukee Rebels – 7:20 p.m. @ Homestead High School
Mac Irvin vs. Wisconsin Swing – 8:30 p.m. @ Homestead High School
CIA Bounce vs. TP Elite – 9:40 p.m. @ Homestead High School
Louisville Magic vs. Playground Elite – 9:40 p.m. @ Homestead High School
16U Division (Showcase Seeding Matchups)
Illinois Wolves vs. MYL – 7:20 p.m. @ Homestead High School
Mac Irvin Fire vs. RAS – 7:20 p.m. @ Homestead High School
Meanstreets vs. Iowa Barnstormers – 8:30 p.m. @ Homestead High School
CIA Bounce vs. D-Rose All-Stars – 8:30 p.m. @ Homestead High School
The Swish ‘N Dish annually draws many of the top prospects in the country nationally, regionally, and locally and this year’s tournament is no exception. Expected in attendance this weekend are the #1 ranked junior and #1 ranked sophomore in the country in Jabari Parker (Mac Irvin Fire 17U) and Andrew Wiggins (CIA Bounce 17U) respectively. Also set to make the trip are highly regarded prospects like Jahil Okafor (Mac Irvin Fire 17U), Kendrick Nunn (Meanstreets 17U), D'Angelo Russell (Louisville Magic 17U), Nigel Hayes (All Ohio Red 17U), Marc Loving (All Ohio Red 17U), Tyler Ennis (CIA Bounce 17U), Tyler Ulis (Meanstreets 17U), Casey Schlatter (Iowa Barnstormers 16U), Cliff Alexander (DRose All-Stars 16U), JaQuan Lyle (DRose All-Stars 16U), etc.
Many of the top local talent in Wisconsin will also be in attendance including Marquette commits Milwaukee Vincent’s Deonte Burton (TP Elite 17U) and Dominican’s Duane Wilson Jr. and Wisconsin commit Bronson Koenig (Wisconsin Swing 17U). (Playground Elite 17U). Also hitting the hardwood will be Onalaska’s Matt Thomas (WI Playmakers 17U White), Sun Prairie’s Nick Fuller (Wisconsin Swing 17U), Milwaukee Hamilton’s Kevon Looney (Milwaukee Rebels 17U), Germantown’s Luke Fischer (Wisconsin Swing 17U), West Allis Central’s Jarvis Garrett (TP Elite 17U), Brookfield Centrals Riley Lachance (RAS 16U), Berlin’s Toby Hegner (WI Playmakers 17U), Milwaukee Washington’s Jamaar Mckay (DTA Spartans), Homestead’s Luke Worthington (Playground Elite 17U), Milwaukee King’s Austin Malone-Mitchell (Playground Elite 17U), Little Chute’s Turner Botz (Wisconsin Playmakers 17U White), Milwaukee Hamilton’s Damontrae Jefferson (Milwaukee Rebels 17U), New Berlin Eisenhower’s Reed Timmer (RAS 16U), Oconomowoc’s T.J. Schlundt (Wisconsin Swing 17U), Wisconsin Lutheran’s Chris Golden (TP Elite 17U), Sussex Hamilton’s Brady Ellingson (RAS 16U), Lodi’s Jordan Shea (Wisconsin Blizzard 16U), Milwaukee Hamilton’s David Burrell (Milwaukee Rebels 17U), Dominican’s Diamond Stone (MYL 16U), etc.
Day passes are available at the door at a cost of $10 per day.
For a complete schedule guide to the 2012 Swish ‘N Dish Spring Warm-Up CLICK HERE
Note: Antonio Curro is the National Recruiting Editor for NY2LASPORTS.COM, GENERATIONNEXBASKETBALL.COM and 414HOOPS.COM. He is also a national consultant for ESPNU and the HOOPSCOOP.