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  • City of Palms Classic always delivers top talent – ESPN top 100 2018

    There’s a reason Mike Krzyzewski, John Calipari and Roy Williams have all been spotted in the stands at the Culligan City of Palms Classic. The top three players in the ESPN 100 college recruiting database for the class of 2019 appeared in the most recent City of Palms. The same is true for five of […]

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  • First look – Who might fill the field of the 2018 City of Palms Classic

    The No. 1 high school tournament in the nation is bringing another stacked field to Fort Myers. We can’t tell you who’s coming to this year’s Culligan City of Palms Classic just yet — that’ll have to wait until next month — but we can tell you that five of the top 10 teams on […]

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  • Peach Jam results, City of Palms Players continue to shine

    The players who got to the bucket the most at this year’s Peach Jam went through the City of Palms first. Three of the top four scorers in the weeklong showcase, which serves as the championship of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, played in the Culligan City of Palms Classic. Lightning-fast Sharife Cooper lit […]

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  • City of Palms Alumn make a statement in NBA Summer league

    NBA teams that drafted Culligan City of Palms Classic talent this year quickly learned the wisdom of their decisions. Three players who appeared in the City of Palms were named NBA All-Summer League First Team. Wendell Carter Jr., who went at No. 7 to the Chicago Bulls, Collin Sexton, whom the Cleveland Cavaliers took at […]

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  • NBA Draft full of Culligan City of Palms Classic alums

    The road to the NBA goes through Fort Myers. One-fifth of the players taken in Thursday’s NBA Draft took part in at least one Culligan City of Palms Classic, a premier showcase for elite high school basketball talent held annually at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College.   The Phoenix Suns […]

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  • City of Palms Players lead the pack for upcoming 2018 NBA draft

      More than a dozen former City of Palms players have a strong chance to hear their names called in next week’s NBA Draft. DeAndre Ayton, who came to the City of Palms twice with two different schools, is well-positioned to become the fifth City of Palms alumnus since 2010 to go first overall, and […]

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  • USA Today announces pre-season All-USA boys’ basketball team

    Another outstanding week of high school hoops is in store for the 45th Annual Culligan City of Palms Classic scheduled for Monday, Dec. 18 – Saturday, Dec. 23 at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the Fort Myers campus of Florida SouthWestern State College. USA Today recently revealed the American Family Insurance All-USA preseason boys’ […]

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  • USA Today announces Super 25 Pre-Season Boys Basketball Rankings

    The Culligan City of Palms Classic is once again bringing a star-studded lineup of teams and players to Southwest Florida for the best high school boys basketball tournament in the country this holiday season. Out of USA Today’s recently unveiled Super 25 Pre-Season Boys Basketball Rankings, seven of the top 25 teams will be headed […]

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  • Star-studded field set for 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic

    Ten of the top 50 boys’ high school basketball players in the country will show off their hoop skills at the 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic Mon. Dec. 18 through Sat. Dec. 23 at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College. Tickets are now on sale for the holiday tradition […]

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  • Culligan City of Palms Classic unveils 2017 tournament lineup

    Another star-studded field is set for the 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW). The six-day 26-team tournament gets underway Mon. Dec. 18 and continues through Sat. Dec. 23. Elite teams from as far away as California, Wisconsin and New Jersey […]

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