Prep Basketball hosts Bob Hurley & St. Anthony High School
Fairfield Prep Basketball hosts legendary Coach Bob Hurley & St. Anthony High School from Jersey City, N.J., in an exhibition game
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Families, alumni and friends are encouraged to come out for this exhibition game to benefit St. Anthony High School.
Date: Saturday, December 8
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: Alumni Hall
Game Tickets: $5 at door, Prep students $5 (Under 10 free with parent)
NO NEED TO REGISTER
Net proceeds of the game will benefit St. Anthony High School, Jersey City, N.J.
On December 8, 2012, the Fairfield Prep Varsity Basketball team will host St. Anthony High School, from Jersey City, N.J., in a pre-season exhibition game at Alumni Hall at 4:30 PM. St. Anthony, coached by legendary Bob Hurley, has been the most dominant high school team in New Jersey's history. Hurley has amassed 26 state championships and more than 1000 wins in 39 years as a coach, creating a national powerhouse despite older facilities and financial limitations. On February 2, 2011, Hurley became the tenth coach in high school history to win 1000 games. Five of his teams have gone undefeated, including his 2007-08 team. On April 5, 2010, he was announced as the only coach to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame that year and only the third high-school coach in history to be so honored; he was formally inducted on August 13 of that year. Hurley is the father of Bobby Hurley, a former All-American point guard at Duke, and Dan Hurley, who was hired in February 2012 to coach the University of Rhode Island after two years of coaching at Wagner College and 9 years coaching at Newark's Saint Benedict's Preparatory School, also one of the top high school programs in the nation. Danny has since hired Bobby as the associate head coach at URI. Watch 60 Minutes video clip about Hurley's accomplishments. Net proceeds from the game will benefit St. Anthony High School in Jersey City.