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Basketball Hall of Fame Announces American Family Insurance as Title Sponsor of third annual Hoophall West

Matchups set for December 18 and 19 with Marquee Matchups Broadcast by CBS Sports Network

Summary

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today their partnership

with American Family Insurance as the title sponsor of Hoophall West, an annual high school basketball

showcase now in its third year.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today their partnership

with American Family Insurance as the title sponsor of Hoophall West, an annual high school basketball

showcase now in its third year. Also revealed were the field of teams and game schedule for the 2015

American Family Insurance Hoophall West. Games will be played at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale

on December 18 and 19. The event serves as the west coast version of the original Springfield,

Massachusetts-based Hoophall Classic – an event that annually features many of the top prep teams and

players during the last 15 years.

 

“Now in its third year, Hoophall West has become one of the best regional showcases in high school

basketball,” said John L. Doleva, President & CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We

thank American Family Insurance and our other national and local partners who make it possible to host

these outstanding players in the beautiful Arizona winter climate.”

 

“Here at American Family Insurance we know every dream needs a champion. We are excited to be

teaming up with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Hoophall West high school

basketball showcase,” said American Family Insurance Chairman and CEO Jack Salzwedel. “We encourage

the basketball fans of Arizona to join us at Chaparral High School to catch a glimpse of these rising stars.”

 

Last year’s Hoophall West games were highlighted by Cheick Diallo (Kansas), Davon Dillard (Oklahoma

State), Derryck Thornton (Duke), Allonzo Trier (Arizona) and Damon Wilson (Pittsburgh). This year’s

standouts for the Class of 2016 include Mike Bibby, Jr. (Shadow Mountain, AZ), Sam Cunliffe (Rainier

Beach, WA), De’Aaron Fox (Cypress Lakes, TX), T.J. Leaf (Foothills Christian, CA) and Zach Norvell

(Simeon, IL). From the Classes of 2017 and 2018, players to watch include DeAndre Ayton (Hillcrest

Prep, AZ) and Alex Barcello (Corona del Sol, AZ).

 

This year’s Hoophall West marquee matchups include Cypress Lakes (TX) vs. Foothills Christian (CA)

and Corona del Sol (AZ) vs. St. Anthony (NJ), which will be broadcast by CBS Sports Network on

Friday evening. Two nationally ranked teams will also participate, #4 Advanced Prep International

(TX) and #16 Simeon (IL). GameChanger will serve as the official stats provider of the event with live

updates available online. Additionally, several games from the 2015 American Family Insurance Hoophall

West will be streamed live online by The Cube.

 

Supporting sponsors of the 2015 American Family Insurance Hoophall West include Nike, Grand Canyon

University and Gatorade. A complete schedule for the 2015 American Family Insurance Hoophall West can

be found below. Tickets are just $10.

 

Friday, December 18

Time Team 1 Team 2 Broadcast

12 Noon Basha, AZ Salesian, CA The Cube

1:30 PM Shadow Mountain, AZ Archbishop Mitty, CA The Cube

3:00 PM Rainier Beach, WA #16 Simeon, IL The Cube

5:00 PM Cypress Lakes, TX Foothills Christian, CA CBS Sports Network

7:00 PM Corona del Sol, AZ St. Anthony, NJ CBS Sports Network

Saturday, December 19

Time Team 1 Team 2 Broadcast

12 Noon Mountain View, AZ Diamond Ranch, CA The Cube

1:30 PM Chaparral, AZ Salesian, CA The Cube

3:00 PM Phoenix St. Mary's, AZ Rainier Beach, WA The Cube

4:30 PM Corona del Sol, AZ Garfield, WA The Cube

6:00 PM Shadow Mountain, AZ St. Anthony, NJ The Cube

8:00 PM Hillcrest Prep, AZ #4 Advanced Prep Int’l, TX The Cube

About American Family Insurance:

Madison, Wisconsin based American Family Insurance is the nation's third-largest mutual

property/casualty insurance company and ranks 358th on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells

American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance,

through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General, Homesite and

AssureStart) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly

over the Internet or by phone. Web: www.amfam.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/amfam;

Twitter: www.twitter.com/amfam.

About CBS Sports Network:

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via

satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full

programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial

Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional,

collegiate and high school, for both men and women on the global stage.

For more information:

Visit us on the web: www.hoophall.com

… on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBHOF

… on Twitter/Instagram: @hoophall #HHWest

… or call 1-877-4-HOOPLA

Basketball Hall of Fame Media Contact:

Nicole Taylor, Position Sports

480-861-2442

nicole.taylor@positionsports.com