Fullcourt Press/Pangos Exposure Spring 2019 Events
For over 25 years, Fullcourt Press/Pangos events have set the quality standard for West Coast exposure and live-period events.
At a time when all kinds of new event operators and "Bad Hoop Circuits" are popping up on the scene like Starbucks coffee houses, promising the best "this and that" when it comes to basketball competition and exposure, Fullcourt Press/Pangos events have a long track-record of delivering what teams expect and deserve of exposure events.
Schools from every major NCAA D1 conference have attended live-period Fullcourt Press/Pangos events and these events have attracted every major media/scouting outlets like ESPN.com, Rivals.com/Yahoo, 247Sports.com, Scout.com, Fox Sports, CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports as well as McDonald's All-American Game voters like Frank Burlison, Van Coleman, Clark Francis, Brick Oettinger, Chris Lawlor, Grant Rice and Basketball Writers Hall of Famer Dick "Hoops" Weiss. Video-highlight coverage is 2nd to none with regular visitors Ball is Life, Courtside Films, Home Team Hoops, Highlight Sports Productions, Hoop Mix Tape, Overtime, Hoop Journey, BallerVision and Beach City Hoops.
Fullcourt Press/Pangos has an official live-stream partner Baller.tv which live-streams (and makes available for replay) ALL games from all our Fullcourt Press/Pangos events. This allows college coaches and scouts coast to coast to watch ALL of our non-live period events.
Below is an outline of the Spring2019 (March-May) events we are planning.
Saturday-Sunday March 30-31, 2019 Pangos Best of the West Shootout @ Ladera Sports Center (Ladera Ranch CA/Orange County)
This 96 team "shoot-out" event will serve as a great pre-April NCAA Live Period warm-up for West Coast squads. Event will be headquartered at the beautiful Ladera Sports Center/Ladera Ranch CA. 2-to-4 Game Guarantee. All games will be live-streamed by Baller.tv
Event format: Shoot Out Format
Team Option I: $495 per team (includes 4 game guarantee/2 games Sat; 2 games Sun)
Team Option II: $275 per team (includes 2 game guarantee/2 games Sat)
Past West Coast heavyweights that have played in this event (formerly named Pangos Spring Spectacular) include West Coast powers Belmont Shore (CA), Compton Magic (CA), Dream Vision (CA), LA Rockfish (CA), Gamepoint (CA), BTI (CA), The Truth (CA), Factory AZ, Utah Mountain Stairs, Vegas Elite (NV), Las Vegas Prospects (NV), H-Squad (CA/NV), Team Bayless (AZ), Coastal Elite (CA), Cali Stars (CA), Pangos Elite (CA), Magic West (CA), Salt Lake Rebels (UT) and Las Vegas Knicks (NV).
National/regional scouts usually in attendance including McDonald's All-American Game & NBPA Camp selection committee members Frank Burlison(BurlisonOnBasketball.com) and Van Coleman (The Basketball Channel), Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life), Dinos Trigonis (Fullcourt Press & Nothing But Net Magazine), Devin Ugland, Joel Francisco & Aaron Burgin(Prep Hoops SoCal), Chad Groth (Area Codes), Chris Popoola (Premier Ball), Gregg Rosenberg (Arizona Varsity/Rivals), Dave Keefer(CaliforniaPreps.com/Rivals) and major video-outlets like Ball is Life, Beach City Hoops and Highlight Sports Productions.
Thursday-Saturday April 18-20, 2019 Pangos Easter Classic @ Bishop Gorman HS (Las Vegas NV) & surrounding area gyms
This 96 team tournament (including 17u, 16u and 15u divisions) will feature several of the West Coast's top club teams for easy viewing by national/regional media and scouts. Years ago Vegas had a reputation for excellent Easter week high school hoops (e.g. Mae Fisher tourneys) and the time is ripe to recreate that same buzz and atmosphere.
** Event format: * Pool Play) 1 game Thursday night, 2 games Friday * Play-offs/Consolation) 1-3 games Saturday
** Team Fee: $525 (includes 4 game guarantee). Games are two 16 min halves/stop clock
** Great Warm-up versus top West Coast competition Before Your Team Hits April Live Period events (April 26-28)
** All tourney games live-streamed by Baller.tv
** Play Top Competition: Past top club teams at Fullcourt Press/Pangos events include Belmont Shore, Compton Magic, Cal Supreme, Dream Vision, Las Vegas Prospects, Indiana Elite, BABC, Branch West, Play Hard/Play Smart, Los Angeles Rockfish, New Orleans Elite, Louisville Magic, Earl Watson Elite, Salt Lake Prospects, Utah Prospects, Colorado Hawks, ICP Portland, Colorado Chaos, Arizona Stars,Team Superstar, Gamepoint, Inland, BTI, Salt Lake Metro, The Magic (AZ), Bay Area Ballers, Utah Basketball Club, Paul George Elite, Las Vegas Knicks, Texas D-1 Ambassadors, Danny Granger Hurricanes, Top Gun, Las Vegas Lakers, Coastal Elite, Arizona Power, Big Ballers, Moore Management, Lake Show, H-Squad, ICAN All-Stars, Pangos Elite
** Top Scouting/Media Exposure: National/regional Media/scouts that have attended past Pangos/Fullcourt Press events include Frank Burlison (BurlisonOnBasketball.com), Van Coleman (The Basketball Channel), Eric Bossi & Corey Evans (Rivals.com/Yahoo Sports), Clark Francis (Hoop Scoop), Paul Biancardi, Jeff Borzello & John Stovall (ESPN.com), Jerry Meyer, Evan Daniels & Josh Gershon (247Sports.com/CBS Sports), Ronnie Flores (GrassrootsHoops.net & BallisLife.com), Scott Phillips (NBC Sports), Brick Oettinger & Rob Harrington (PrepStars.com), Dinos Trigonis (Fullcourt Press & Nothing But Net Magazine), Jonathan Givoney (DraftExpress.com), Aran Smith (NBADraft.net), Etop Udo-Ema (Fullcourt Press & Dunk News), Chad Groth (AreaCodesBasketball.com), Chris Popoola & Jerina Madagag (PremierBall.com), Horace Neysmith(All-Metro Hoops), Dain Ervin (BI Reports), Devin Ugland & Joel Francisco (PrepHoopsSoCal), Anthony Ray (ArizonaPreps.com), Matt Rodriguez (BallisLife.com), Roy White (IHigh.com), John Schwer (Highlight Sports Productions), Alex Carmon (Beach City Hoops) and Dave Keefer (California Preps)
Friday-Sunday April 26-28, 2019 Terrific 24 @ Wheeler HS (Marietta GA) & surrounding area gyms ** NCAA certified **
This 4th annual team tourney (in partnership with Elevate Hoops) will be composed of 120-plus top national independent grassroots squads in 17u, 16u and 15u divisions. The last three years, the tourney field has included such top independent teams as Belmont Shore (CA), Young-n-Reckless (IL), BTI (CA), Northern Kings (Canada), Wisconsin United (WI), Texas Boys Basketball Club (TX), LA Rockfish (LA), Team Melo (MD), Factory (AZ), Pocket City (IN), UPlay Canada, Dallas Mustangs (TX), The House (MS), Lone Star Elite (TX), Vegas Elite (NV), Team Legit (IN), Minnesota Powerhouse (MN), DFW Defenders (TX), RL9 (TX), Greenwood Elite (MI), Georgia Tornadoes (GA), Colorado Chaos (CO), Cali Rebels (CA), Alvin Gentry Elite (AZ), Squires Richmond (VA), A2P (IN), 3D Athletes (OK), New York Havoc (NY) and Indiana Faith (IN) and has attracted over 150 D-I coaches and media each year including head coaches Tom Izzo (Michigan State), Archie Miller (Indiana), John Belein (Michigan), Matt Painter (Purdue), Andy Enfield (USC), Mike White (Florida), Leonard Hamilton (Florida State), Jerrod Haas (Stanford), Rick Stansbury (Western Kentucky), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati), Jamie Dixon (TCU) and Fran Dunphy (Temple) as well as national scouts like Eric Bossi (Rivals.com), Jeff Borzello (ESPN.com), Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) and Brian Snow (247Sports.com).
Location: Atlanta GA metro area - just minutes down I-75 from the Nike EYBL action occurring that same weekend in same ATL area. 4 game guarantee. Event Format is showcase games on Friday (1 game), pool play games on Saturday (2 games) with Play-offs/Consolation games on Sunday (1-3 games).
ALL Games will be live-streamed (and available for replay) by Baller.tv
The 17th annual Pangos All-American Camp will be held on Friday-Sunday May 31 - June 2, 2019 @ Cerritos College (Norwalk CA).
This national camp has served as a "coming out" party for many top past and current HS all-americans and well as a showcase for many more national "sleepers". Past camp MOPs have been James Harden (Arizona State/Houston Rockets/2009 NBA Draft #3 pick), DeMar DeRozan (USC/San Antonio Spurs/2009 NBA Draft #9 pick), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks/2009 NBA Draft #10 pick), John Wall (2008 Rivals.com #1 player/Kentucky/Washington Wizards/#1 pick of the 2010 NBA Draft), Harrison Barnes (Scout.com & ESPN.com's #1 2010 player/North Carolina/NBA lotto pick/Dallas Mavericks), Shabazz Muhammad (consensus #1 in 2012/UCLA/Minnesota Timberwolves), Stanley Johnson (Arizona/Detroit Pistons lottery pick) and Tyler Dorsey (Oregon/2017 NCAA Final 4/Atlanta Hawks). Other past camp alums include Russell Westbrook (UCLA/OKC Thunder), Anthony Davis (Kentucky/New Orleans Pelicans), Brad Beal (Florida/Washington Wizards), Andre Drummond (UConn/Detroit Pistons), Ben Simmons (LSU/Philly 76'ers), DeAndre Jordan (Texas A&M/Dallas Mavericks), Kyle Lowry (Villanova/Toronto Raptors), Aaron Gordon (Arizona/Orlando Magic), Jrue Holiday (UCLA/New Orleans Pelicans), Anthony Bennett (UNLV/#1 pick of 2013 NBA Draft/Cleveland Cavaliers), Doug McDermott (Creighton/Indiana Pacers), Chandler Parsons (Florida/Memphis Grizzlies), Derrick Favors (Georgia Tech/Utah Jazz), Emmanuel Mudiay (New York Knicks), Lonzo Ball(UCLA/LA Lakers), DeAaron Fox (Kentucky/Sacramento Kings), Terrance Ferguson (OKC Thunder), DeAndre Daniels (UConn/2014 National Champs/Toronto Raptors draft pick), Kris Dunn (Providence/Chicago Bulls), Will Barton (Memphis/Denver Nuggets), Zach LaVine (UCLA/Chicago Bulls/NBA Slam Dunk Champ), DeAndre Ayton (Arizona/Phoenix Suns/#1 pick of 2018 NBA Draft), Trae Young (Oklahoma/Atlanta Hawks), Michael Porter Jr. (Missouri/Denver Nuggets), TJ Leaf (UCLA/Indiana Pacers), Trevon Duval (Duke/Milwaukee Bucks), Mohammed Bamba (Texas/Orlando Magic), Gary Trent Jr. (Duke/Portland Trailblazers), Hamidou Diallo (Kentucky/OKC Thunder), Rawle Alkins (Arizona/Chicago Bulls), Chimezie Metu (USC/San Antonio Spurs) and Billy Preston (Kansas/Cleveland Cavaliers).
The event is an invitation-only event and only top nationally ranked players will be invited. The camp is open for viewing to the public. There is no admission charge to watch the action.
As has been the case in past years, a large contingent of national/regional media and scouts are expected to attend. National media/scouts attending past camps include Van Coleman (The Basketball Channel/McDonald's All-American Game Selection committee), Clark Francis (Hoop ScoopMcDonald's All-American Game Selection committee), Frank Burlison (BurlisonOnBasketball.com/McDonald's All-American Game Selection committee), Brick Oettinger (PrepStars.com/McDonald's All-American Game Selection committee), Jerry Meyer (247Sports.com/McDonald's All-American Game Selection committee), Eric Bossi, Corey Evans & Krysten Peek (Rivals.com), Jeff Borzello & John Stoval (ESPN.com), Evan Daniels & Josh Gershon
(247Sports.com), Seth Davis & Sam Vecenie (The Athletic), Doug Gottlieb (Fox Sports), Scott Phillips (NBC Sports), Ronnie Flores (GrassrootsHoops.net & BallisLife.com), Horace Neysmith (All-Metro Sports), Patrick Stanwood & Sean Ceglinsky (Nothing But Net Magazine), Chris Lawlor (Blue Star Media), Aran Smith (NBADraft.net), Jonathan Givony & Mike Schmidt (ESPN/DraftExpress.com) and Matt Rodriguez (BallisLife.com) as well as video outlets like Ball is Life, Courtside Films, Highlight Sports Productions, Home Town Hoops, Overtime, Hoop Journey, Hoop Mix Tape and Baller Vision.
In 2018, 20 of 30 NBA teams also had team scouts in attendance evaluating campers.
All camp games will be live-streamed by Baller.tv and the camps two "cream of the crop games" will be broadcast by Ball is Life.