*Second-ranked Norcross (18-2) also will be in the Kevin Durant MLK event but will play Saturday against Rock Creek Christian, the 10th-best overall team in Maryland, according to MaxPreps. Norcross will be the host school for the Peachtree Corners Invitational on Jan. 25. Grayson, Hughes, Campbell and Pacelli will be there. Norcross holds a three-game lead with three to play in Region 6.
*No. 3 Shiloh (18-1) will play No. 2 Eagle’s Landing of Class AAAAA on Monday at the MLK Dream Challenge at Jackson High in Atlanta. Shiloh – which defeated No. 8 Archer 59-57 on Tuesday - trails Grayson in Region 8 and gets a rematch against the Rams on Jan. 24.
*No. 4 Milton (15-3) will be in Dayton with Grayson on Saturday and play Pickerington North, an 11-3 team out of the Columbus, Ohio, area. Milton has opened a two-game lead in Region 5.
*No. 5 McEachern is playing the No. 1-ranked team nationally – Montverde Academy of Florida – on Saturday in the Hoopball Classic in Massachusetts. Montverde is 17-0 and has three of the top-10 senior prospects in the country, according to 247Sports. They are Scot Barnes (Florida State), Jalen Johnson (Duke) and Cade Cunningham (Oklahoma State). McEachern has point guard Sharife Cooper (Auburn).