Philadelphia University will host 120 of the nation's top high school basketball players in games in front of college coaches and scouts at the Reebok Classic Breakout Tuesday through Friday at the Gallagher Athletic Center.
The roster includes many of the top players in the country, including Ben Bentil, a power forward from St. Andrews (Del.). The event is an NCAA live-period evaluation camp, so college coaches will be there to evaluate players for scholarship offers.
Last year, more than 200 of the nation's top Division I coaches attended the camp as well as scouting and recruiting services.
This year's top national players include Emmanuel Mudiay, Rashad Vaughn, Myles Turner, and Karl Towns. Philadelphia-area players expected to compete include Derrick Jones (Archbishop Carroll), Samir Doughty (Communications Technology), Mike Watkins (Bartram), Sean Lloyd (Franklin Learning Center), Traci Carter (Life Center Academy), Rashann London (Roman Catholic), Malik Starkes (Math, Civics and Sciences), and Chris Clover (St. Joseph's Prep).
The games are open to coaches and the public from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The Breakout All-Star Game is set for Friday at 7:30 p.m.