Monday, December 9, 2019

Field Set for 2nd Annual GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic

Star-studded field set for 2nd annual GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic at Grand Blanc High School Twelve top high school teams from throughout Michigan and beyond will gather January 4th at Grand Blanc High School to show off their skills as part of the second annual GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic. Tickets, which are good for all six games, are $10 and will be sold starting at 11am the day of the event. 

The GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic is sure to be the top high school hoops event of the year in the Flint area, as those scheduled to participate include:
  • Five players ranked in the top 15 seniors in Michigan
  • Five players ranked in the top 15 juniors in Michigan
  • Five players ranked in the top 10 sophomores in Michigan 
Among the top-ranked seniors competing at the GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic this season are a number of players who have signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their education and basketball careers after graduation, while others have yet to make their decision:

      Rank - Player             (High School)      College 
  • #4 - Lorne Bowman (Orchard Lake-St. Mary’s) Wisconsin 
  • #6 - Matt Nicholson (Clarkston) Northwestern 
  • #7 - Ryan Rollins (Macomb Dakota) Toledo 
  • #10 - Jon Brantley (Birmingham Brother Rice) Lafayette 
  • #14 - Kevin-David Rice (Grand Blanc) Uncommitted 
  • #29 - Sir’Real Smith (Saginaw) Uncommitted 
  • #38 - Zach Maynard (Birmingham Brother Rice) Uncommitted 
  • #42 - Noah Bayliss (Powers Catholic) Uncommitted 
  • #43 - Freddie McIntosh (Saginaw) Saginaw Valley State 
(Rankings according to 

For the second straight year, ESPN 100.9 FM, led by play-by-play announcer Blake Froling, will be broadcasting from the GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic. Media will be credentialed for the event, so if you plan on covering the event, please request credentials via email ( or via Twtter (@GOTTAGETIT2020) no later than December 31st. 2020