The GEICO High School Basketball Nationals (formerly DICK’S Nationals) returns to New York City for the fifth consecutive year, and tenth season overall. Featuring the best high school basketball talent in the country, this year’s pool will include seven total state champions.
In the boys field, seven of the top eleven ranked teams in the nation will participate, including the top four. The independent schools invited are all past winners and include Montverde Academy (Fla.), Oak Hill (Va.), Findlay Prep (Nev.), and 2017 champion La Lumiere (Ind.). The other four boys teams in the field all won their respective state championships and include University School (Fla.), Shadow Mountain (Ariz.), Garfield (Wash.) and Lone Peak (Ut.).
In the girls field, three teams won their respective state championships, including Westlake (Ga.), Central Valley (Wash.) and Winter Haven (Fla.), while independent Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Tenn.) rounds out the four team field.