The 65th Annual C.Y.P. Basketball Tournament will begin on March 24th at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port Chester, NY.
Over the years, the historic C.Y.P. High School Tournament has hosted a who's who of future NBA talent including Ron Artest, Elton Brand, Malik Sealy and Lamar Odom and back-in-the-day stars such as Ed Pinkney, Pearl Washington and Billy Cunningham.
C.Y.P. marks the start of the AAU season here in New York participants in the past have included a who's who of High School basketball: Tony Taylor, Rashad James, Kyrie Irving,Russ Smith, Jayvaughn Pinkston, Durand Scott, Sean Kilpatrick, Sherrod Wright, Mookie Jones, Kevin Jones, Sylven Landesberg, Omari Lawrence, Kevin Parrom, Chaz Williams, Jordan Henriquez, Ashton Pankey, Mike Taylor, Naquan Pierce, and Antione Mason
This season is no different as the participating teams are chock-filled with nothing less than All-Star Metropolitan talent.
Frenji: Westchester/tri-state area
Port Chester Kings: Sound shore/Conn. area
Connecticut Select: Westchester/Conn. area
BC Eagles: Newburgh/Poughkeepsie area
New York Panthers: New York City/Long Island
Gauchos: New York City
Rodney Abrams: Greenburgh/Bronx
New Jersey Roadrunners: North Jersey
Falcons: Rockland/North Jersey
MetroHawks: Southern Westchester/Bronx
Thursday: March 24th
Game 1: CT Select vs. PCPD, 7:15 p.m.
Game 2: BC Eagles vs. Panthers, 8:30 p.m.
Friday: March 25th
Game 1: Frenji vs. winner of CTSelect /PCPD 7:15 p.m.
Game 2: Gauchos vs. Rodney Abrams, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: March 26th
Game 1: NY Falcons vs. Metro Hawks, 7:15 p.m.
Game 2: NJ Roadrunners vs. winner of BC Eagles/ Panthers, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: March 27th
Game 1: TBA vs. TBA, 7:15 p.m.
Game 2: TBA vs. TBA, 8:30 p.m
Monday: March 28th Championship
TBA vs. TBA, 7:30 p.m.
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