John Wall Holiday Invitational Basketball Tournament
Created in 1972, the John Wall Holiday Invitational Basketball Tournament has sought to showcase the best in high school basketball in the country right here in the Triangle. Since these early days, numerous basketball legends have appeared at the Holiday Invitational basketball tournament. The Tournament cemented its reputation as a preeminent prep basketball event in the mid-1980s as teams from across the nation began competing against North Carolina high schools. The Tournament has featured stand-out ACC recruits and has hosted over 90 players who have gone on to the NBA. Located in the heart of basketball country, the Invitational is one of the most widely recognized prep tournaments in the country and has become a must see event each year for our Triangle community.