September 23rd, 2018
AIM Sports Group (Map)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$110 / player
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
The Prep Hoops Top 250 Expo is a one-day showcase event for all 2019-2022 prospects who are looking to accelerate their exposure and compete against other college prospects across the state. The Top 250 Expo will have an experienced coaching staff educating and motivating all participants.
In 2017, over 3,000 9th-12th grade prospects attended Top 250 Expos. The best part? Over 90% of the graduating seniors who attended the event are going on to play at the college level! The bottom line, the Top 250 Expo is littered with college prospects.
The Top 250 Expo is perfect for all prospects aspiring to play college basketball at any level.
WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?
Media coverage will be provided by Prep Hoops contributors. With over 400 subscribed colleges from 100+ conferences, no platform gives athletes the opportunity to gain exposure with college programs more than Prep Hoops. Check out the ‘Coverage to Expect’ content below.
In 2017, we had over 150 college programs attend Top 250 Expos across the country. We use our network of college subscribers and the relationships we’ve built with 400+ college programs to personally send each program a list of attendees on a weekly basis in the weeks leading up to the event. This is followed up by a personal invite to all 400+ programs.
Run of Show
00:00 – 00:05 – Intro
00:05 – 00:15 – Recruiting Education
00:15 – 00:20 – Warm Ups
00:20 – 01:20 – Game 1
01:20 – 01:30 – Break/Warm Ups
01:30 – 02:30 – Game 2
02:30 – 02:40 – Break/Warm Ups
02:40 – 03:40 – Game 3
03:40 – 03:50 – Break/Warm Ups
03:50 – 04:50 – Game 4
04:50 – 05:00 – Closing Remarks
*Event run of show may vary slightly based on number of attendees
Event Director: Kris Johnson
Coach Kris Johnson starred on the Crenshaw High School basketball team, leading the nationally ranked Cougars to the ’93 and ’94 City and State championships. In 1993, he was California Division 1 State Player of the Year and the Los Angeles City Player of the Year. He moved onto UCLA where he was a member of the 1995 NCAA Championship team. Kris and his father Marques are the only father-son duo to win a National Championship at the same university. While at UCLA, Kris led the Bruins to three Pac-10 titles, averaged 21.4 ppg in the Pac-10, was the team MVP in 1998, and earned national recognition for being one of the top college players in America. Coach Johnson then played seven seasons of professional basketball in the United States (Continental Basketball Association), Asia, and Europe. While playing in overseas, he lead his team to the highest club championship honor on the continent of Asia.
After his playing days were over, he completed a Coaching Apprenticeship at St. John’s University in New York, and served as Assistant Coach at Verbum Dei High School and Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles. At the Grassroots level, he served as Head Coach for the Double Pump and Truth EYBL organizations. Most recently, Coach Johnson took on the role as Assistant Coach for an American men’s professional basketball league, the Junior Basketball Association (JBA). Alongside his former UCLA teammate, Charles O’Bannon, they successfully led the JBA’s Seattle Ballers to a second place regular season finish.
As B.E.A.S.T.(Basketball Energy Attitude Skills Training) CEO, Coach Johnson successfully manages player development clinics, camps, leagues and private training. In 2017 he co-directed the Real Run Fall League which brought together top high school basketball programs for intense competition. Coach Johnson has also worked on the court with current NBA players including Allen Crabbe (Blazers), Maurice Harkless (Blazers), and Kyle Kuzma (Lakers). Coach Johnson brings an unparalleled level of intensity, experience, knowledge and instant credibility, adding tremendous value for his endless contributions to training, skills development, and day-to-day operations.