- Over 80 Players have earned scholarships as a direct result of being see in our league!!!!
- D2, NAIA, D3, and Juco coaches attend annually.
- No Politics, No Agendas- JUST BASKETBALL
Regional player rankings for Class of 2020, 2021 and 2022 are posted on twitter feed.
How to be ranked-
1- Be able to play- work hard and be competitive
2- Play on a travel team that gets exposure for at the right level and play in the right events. Your team winning playing in the 5th level of a tournament and winning doesn't help your recruitment or your ranking
3- Play in a Fall League with other good players. Don't hide in small local leagues
Sunday 9/30/18 format
We will have 3 bracket championships as follows:
Bracket 1 has 6 teams: Grey and Neon Pink (1st round bye), Carolina Blue, Neon Blue, Neon Green, and Neon Yellow.
Bracket 2 has 4 teams: Fuschia, Garnet, Black, and Neon Orange.
Bracket 3 has 4 teams: Jade, Lilac, Red, and Berry.
Every team still gets 2 games with a bracket champion crowned for each bracket. The schedule is posted under the schedules tab as usual.
Here are list of College Coaches that attended the Elite 80 in 2017:
Carson Newman, Bryan College, Lee, Belmont Abbey, Tusculum, UVA Wise, Milligan, Bluefield, Concord, Hollins, Brenau, TN Weslyan, Cumberland (TN), Cumberlands (KY), Maryville, WSCC, Winston Salem, Trevecca, Hiawasee, Converse, North Georgia, Shorter, Clayton State, Oglethorpe, Agnes Scott, Berea, Translyvania, Lindsey Wilson, Campellsville, Emory and Henry, Brevard, Lees McRae, Queens, Wingate, Limestone, North Greeneville, Coker and West Liberty.
That's 38 different opportunities for exposure!
Registration is kicking off for this Fall's Elite 80 League. Same great competition, same great exposure. Let's go get it
Welcome to the home of the East Tennessee Prep Girls Elite 80!
Thank you GBB Insider and All-Star Girls Report for covering the 2011 league!
**THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS HAVE ATTENDED IN 2012 (as of 10/15): FMU (D2), LMU (D2), Carson Newman (D2), King College (D2), Cumberland Univ (NAIA), Virginia Intermont (NAIA), Bluefield College (NAIA), Concord University (D2), Bryan College (NAIA), University of Pikeville (NAIA), North GA College & State University, Georgetown College (NAIA), Lees-McRae (D2), Maryville College (D3), Covenant College (D3), and Tusculum College (D2).
Notable league alumni
Samantha Fender (Air Force), Ashlee Mitchell (VCU), Brooke Rhodes (Presbyterian), Jaqueline Kestner (Concord), Shelby Hicks (USC-Upstate), Savannah Pippin (Coastal Carolina), Morgan Whittemore (Air Force), Karsen Sims (Coastal Carolina), Madison Blevins (Belmont), Casi Cowan (Cumberland Univ), Blakeley Burleson (Tusculum), Shy Copney (MTSU), Allie Sprouse (King College), Laiken Morrow (King College), Maelyn Cutshaw (Tusculum), Rechelle Dye (Carson Newman), Whitney Smith (Bluefield), Kayla Orrick (VI), Megan Jenkins (VI), Whitney Roberts (King), Reazyn Demoss (King), Emily Edwards (King), Callie Clabo (Milligan), Allison Atha (Milligan), Jordan Ray (VI), Brittany Allen (Radford), Morgan Depew (Tusculum), Cassidy Martin (Lindsey Wilson), Jenny Snyder (Concord), Lexi Lowery (Concord) Mariah Britton (Bryan), Maggie Thompson (Bryan), Hayley Newby (Freed Hardeman), Laura Johnson (Maryville College), Mindy Brackins (Maryville College), Brandi Whitted (CSCC), Karli Frye (WSCC), Kelly Hastings (Berry), Alison Brooks (Emory & Henry), Molly Thomas (RSCC), Mikayla Bennett (RSCC), Shannon Parks (RSCC), Shanyka Batista (RSCC), Kelsey Brooks (Bryan College), Carrie Goodson (Bryan College), Madison McReynolds (Tennessee Wesleyan College), Hannah Moore (Hiwassee), Kelsey Persinger (Maryville College), Madison Pickel (Carson Newman), Aaliyah Pitner (Hiwassee), Che Davis (King College)
CONGRATULATIONS TO CASIE COWAN (MOUNTAIN MANNY'S) WHO RECEIVED A FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP AT CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY IN LEBANON, TN! COACH KYLE HERRING DISCOVERED CASIE PLAYING IN THE EAST TENNESSEE PREP GIRLS ELITE 80! Here is a link to a news article regarding the signing and it mentions our league!!
Knoxville News Sentinel article regarding Casie's signing
"I really like what Don has done with the Elite 80. We probably do not see Casie Cowan and sign her if the league is not in place. This is an excellent league with excellent talent. We are coming back and are recruiting players in the 2011 class we first saw here as well. Thank you Don!"
Assisant Women's Basketball Coach
Ariel Nickel signs scholarship!
Stephanie Bruner signs with Tennessee Wesleyan
Kayla Orrick Signs
Virginia Intermont College
Head Women's Basketball Coach
4 MORE SIGNINGS FOR PLAYERS FROM OUR LEAGUE!!
Congratulations to Brandi Crum!
Congratulations to Carrie Goodson!
Congratulations to Brianna Kelley!
Brianna Kelley, Greeneville HS, recently signed with King College! Brianna led Eagle Restoration Services in scoring and was 5th overall in the league at 11.7 ppg! Have a great senior year!