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Nation's top high school teams competing at Christ the King and MSG

Who's the best high school basketball team in the country? Yep, there's a bracket for that, too.

The nation's top high school teams are competing this week to participate in the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament at Christ the King High School, with finals at Madison Square Garden.

Carmelo Anthony's alma Mater, Oak Hill Academy from Mouth of Wilson, Va., features four ACC-bound players: Caleb Martin and Cody Martin (North Carolina State), Shelton Mitchell (Wake Forest) and B.J. Stith (Virginia).

No. 1 seed Montverde Academy (Fla.) is the defending national champion, having won last year's event, which for five years had been known as the National High School Invitational. This is the first year the event will be played in New York City and it has been renamed and rebranded. There is also a four-team girls bracket.

There are four quarterfinal boys games Thursday at Christ the King in Middle Village, Queens: No. 4 Huntington Prep (W. Va.) vs. No. 5 La Lumiere (Ind.) at noon; No. 3 Northside Christian (N.C.) vs. No. 6 Oak Hill (Va.) at 2 p.m.; No. 2 Rainier Beach (Wash.) vs. No. 7 Findlay Prep (Nev.) at 4 p.m.; Montverde Academy vs. No. 8 Sagemont (Fla.) at 6 p.m. All four games will be televised on ESPNU.

Montverde Academy has seven Division I players, led by D'Angelo Russell (Ohio State). Findlay Prep, which won the national title in 2009, 2010 and 2012, is led by D-I signees Kelly Oubre (Kansas) and Craig Victor (Arizona).

The boys and girls semifinals will be played Friday at Christ the King. The boys games, matching Thursday's winners, are at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m..

The girls' schedule for Friday features No. 1 Riverdale Baptist (Md.) vs. No. 4 Edgewater (Fla.) at 10:30 a.m. and No. 2 Miami Senior (Fla.) vs. No. 3 Fremont (Utah) at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday's championship games at Madison Square Garden are at 10 a.m. (girls) and noon (boys).

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