Allstate Sugar Bowl Basketball
The Allstate Sugar Bowl has a rich history with the sport of basketball, as well as football. Dating back as far as 1936, the Sugar Bowl has sponsored basketball events in conjunction with the annual football classic. In addition, the Bowl has been a sponsor for multiple local events in the sport. In 2008, the Sugar Bowl Committee partnered with other local organizations to put together a successful bid to host the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, officially hosted by Tulane University. The Bowl also worked with Tulane and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation to host the 2013 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four, a role which it will reprise for the 2020 NCAA Women's Final Four.
Allstate Sugar Bowl Basketball History
Allstate Sugar Bowl Primetime Super 60 AAU Basketball TournamentFor the fifth year, the Allstate Sugar Bowl will sponsor the Primetime Super 60 AAU Tournament at multiple locations in New Orleans on Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30, 2016). The primary headquarters of the event will be the Alario Center in Westwego. The 2015 event featured over 400 boys teams, including many of the top-rated AAU teams in the country, from second-grade to 11th-grade playing multiple games at 24 locations around the city. The tournament featured young athletes from 22 different states and drew 10,000-12,000 visitors to the city - the event jumped from approximately 270 teams in 2012 to 360 for 2013 and then over 400 for 2014 and 2015. For more tournament information, please visit the SAAU Boys’ Hoops website.
2015: Allstate Sugar Bowl Hosts Top AAU Basketball Players
2014: Four Hundred AAU Teams Converge on New Orleans
2013: Sugar Bowl Welcomes Elite Young Athletes to New Orleans for AAU Hoops
2013: Facebook Photo Gallery
2012: Primetime Super 60 Tournament Brings Over 2,000 Youth Players to City
Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep ClassicThe seventh annual National Prep Basketball Classic will be played January 5-7, 2017 at the at the Alario Center in Westwego, La.
Riverside Academy won its third championship in six years at the Allstate Sugar Bowl's sixth annual National Prep Basketball Classic in 2016. Mount Carmel Academy won the girls' platinum bracket while Jewell Sumner captured the title in the girls' gold bracket.
A furious comeback led Riverside to its 60-57 victory over Edna Karr in the boys' event. Karr had built a 49-42 advantage with 4:06 to play, however, Riverside came to life behind the efforts of Jared Butler, who earned tournament MVP honors. Butler scored 11 fourth-quarter three-pointers including three three-pointers as he finished the game with 20 points.
The girls' Platinum championship also featured a come-from-behind win as Mount Carmel trailed Easton, 30-18, late in the first half. However, the Cubs rallied, putting together a crippling 24-2 run over the next 14:45 of the game. Megan Donaldson led Mount Carmel with 12 points while freshman Ellie Holzman added 11 points and Lauren Bodino chipped in with 10. Kechelle Figueroa led Easton with 18 points.
In the Girls' Gold Bracket title game, undefeated Jewell Sumner improved to 20-0 on the season with a wire-to-wire 54-40 victory over Covington. Bre'Ashlee Jones led the Cowgirls with 26 points, even rebounds and four assist as she was named the tournament MVP for her bracket.
2016: Riverside Earns Third Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic Title
2015: Montverde and Salmen Win Titles at Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic
2014: Riverside Defends Title At Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic
2013: Riverside Academy Becomes First Louisiana School to Win National Prep Classic
2012: Oklahoma City's Douglass Wins Second National Prep Classic
2011: Kimball Knights Claim Title at Inaugural National Prep Classic
Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO High School TournamentThe Allstate Sugar Bowl took on sponsorship of the New Orleans CYO High School Tournament in 2008. The 2015 event, celebrating its 62nd year of action, was contested from Wednesday, December 2 through Saturday, December 5 at four local high schools. It marked the 62nd year of the tournament.
2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Brackets
Devonte Allen capped off an MVP performance by knocking down the game-winning shot to lift St. Paul's to a 81-79 victory over De La Salle to lift his school to its first-ever championship in the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Tournament.
Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Brackets
The Wolves defeated St. Thomas Aquinas, 79-59 in the opening round, then upended East St. John, 77-60 in the quarterfinals. They stopped Chalmette, 72-63, in the semifinals to advance to the championship game.
In addition to Allen being named MVP, St. Paul's collected all-tournament honors for Harrison Prieto and Parker Edwards. De La Salle was represented on the all-tourney team by Stephen Kelly and David Williams. Also earning all-tourney honors were Mitchell Robinson (Chalmette) and Devante Jones (St. Augustine).
Devonte Allen, St. Paul's (MVP)
Harrison Prieto, St. Paul's
Parker Edwards, St. Paul's
Stephen Kelly, De La Salle
David Williams, De La Salle
Mitchell Robinson, Chalmette
Devante Jones, St. Augustine
2015: Devonte Allen Leads St. Paul's to First Sugar Bowl CYO Title
2014: East St. John Earns First-Ever Sugar Bowl CYO Title
2013: East Jefferson Captures Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Title
2012: Overtime Shot Lifts Newman to Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Title
2011: Purple Knights Win Second Straight Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Title
2010: St. Augustine Edges Brother Martin for Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Championship
2009: Jesuit Tops St. Aug for Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Title
2008: O. Perry Walker Wins Championship of Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Tournament
Allstate Sugar Bowl Crosstown Classic and Bleu Devil ClassicThe Allstate Sugar Bowl has sponsored basketball match-ups between Dillard University and Xavier University for the past eight years. For the last five years, the bowl has been the title sponsor of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Bleu Devil Classic.
2016: Dillard Men Upend Xavier in Overtime of Annual Bleu Devil Classic
2015: Dillard Splits Allstate Sugar Bowl Bleu Devil Classic Games
2014: Annual Bleu Devil Classic Once Again Features Two Xavier Wins
2013: Xavier Takes Two in Annual Bleu Devil Classic
2012: Xavier Comes Out On Top Again in Bleu Devil Classic
2011: Gold Nuggets and Gold Rush Victorious in City Series
2010: Xavier Sweeps Allstate Sugar Bowl Crosstown Classic
2009: Xavier Tops Dillard in Allstate Sugar Bowl Crosstown Classic
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