Les Schwab Invitational Unveils Sensational 2017 Field

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Nothing puts an exclamation point at the end of the calendar year quite like the Les Schwab Invitational, and the 22nd anniversary of one of the greatest holiday high school basketball tournaments in the country has yet another sensational lineup coming this winter.

Returning live to FloHoops for the third straight year on Dec. 27-30 in Hillsboro, OR, the 2017 LSI presented by Express Employment will be headlined by six-time tournament champion Oak Hill Academy (VA), Mater Dei (CA), Crespi (CA), and Jefferson (OR), while also featuring 12  more top squads from Oregon:

Barlow (Mt. Hood Conference -- 6A)
Beaverton (Metro League -- 6A)
Clackamas (Mt. Hood Conference -- 6A)
Grant (Portland Interscholastic League -- 6A)
Jesuit (Metro League -- 6A)
Lakeridge (Three Rivers League -- 6A)
Lake Oswego (Three Rivers League -- 6A)
Oregon City (Three Rivers League -- 6A)
Southridge (Metro League -- 6A)
South Eugene (Southwest Conference -- 6A)
West Linn (Three Rivers League -- 6A)
West Salem (Greater Valley Conference -- 6A)

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In addition to Oak Hill and Mater Dei, which will likely both be ranked in the top 10 of FloHoops' preseason top 25 rankings, there will be some top-notch talent on tap as well:

2018 Flo40 Prospects

No. 4 Bol Bol (Mater Dei)

No. 10 Keldon Johnson (Oak Hill)

No. 38 Kamaka Hepa (Jefferson)

2019 Flo40 Prospects:

No. 34 P.J. Fuller (Mater Dei)

No. 38 Josh Nickelberry (Oak Hill)

Other Notable Players

Brandon Williams (Crespi, Arizona Commit), David McCormack (Oak Hill, Kansas Commit), Keyontae Johnson (Oak Hill), Will Richardson (Oak Hill),  Spencer Freedman (Mater Dei, Harvard Commit), Michael Wang (Mater Dei)

In 2016, Nathan Hale and Flo40 No. 1 Michael Porter Jr. beat Sierra Canyon and Flo40 No. 2 Marvin Bagley III for the title in one of the greatest high school games anyone will ever see:

Since the event's inception in 1996, over $1.4 million has been raised for Oregon schools.

This is an event you will not want to miss.

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