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NH prep school provides most NCAA men's basketball tournament players

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March 29. 2014 9:49PM

No high school or prep school in the country had better representation in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament than Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro.



According to MaxPreps, fourteen former Brewster players played on teams that qualified for the tournament. Montverde Academy in Florida is next with nine.

Here are the former Brewster players who play for teams that made this year's 68-team field: Eli Carter (Florida), Mitch McGary (Michigan), Naadir Tharpe (Kansas), C.J. Fair (Syracuse), Ron Patterson (Syracuse), Melvin Ejim (Iowa State), Markus Kennedy (Southern Methodist), T.J. Warren (North Carolina State), Patrick Wallace (North Carolina State), Kyle Washington (North Carolina State), Semaj Christon (Xavier), Jalen Reynolds (Xavier), Durand Johnson (Pittsburgh) and Austin Carroll (American).

Two other New Hampshire prep schools, New Hampton and Tilton, also had multiple former players on NCAA tournament teams this year.

New Hampton (five): Brady Heslip (Baylor), Kyle Odister (Cal Poly), Cole McConnell (Michigan), Lew Evans (Tulsa) and Evan Manning (Kansas).

Tilton (four): Wayne Selden Jr., (Kansas), Georges Niang (Iowa State), Gerald Coleman (Gonzaga), Aaron Law (Coastal Carolina).


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