“Dai-Jon Parker” Classic 2015
Event Overview: The Halftime Sports “Dai-Jon Parker” Classic will be a one day, rim rattling, back board shattering event to jump start the 2015-16 GHSA season. The field of teams for this event will feature some of the best players, coaches and teams in Georgia, and will take place if front of collegiate coaches throughout the southeast. All games will take place on the beautiful campus of Milton High School in Milton, Georgia.
Dai Jon Parker, 22, a starter on Milton High School’s first three basketball teams to reach the state finals from 2009-2011, died May 28, 2015 in a drowning accident.
Parker helped lead the Milton Eagles to two state championships in three seasons. The 6-foot-3 Parker averaged 14 points, six rebounds and five assists as a senior, starting at shooting guard.
Parker played his senior season at the University of Indianapolis after three years at Vanderbilt before transferring to University of Indianapolis for his senior season.
As a senior, Parker helped lead the Greyhounds to a 25-6 record and a berth in the NCAA D-II tournament, where they reached the Midwest Regional finals. University of Indianapolis started the season 17-0. Parker started all 31 games, averaged 9.4 points and was selected to the first team all conference defensive team.
Date: November 25-26, 2015
Location: Milton High School
Teams Committed for 2015:
Milton, Mt. Bethel, Kings Ridge, Etowah, Grayson, St. Francis, Cherokee
- Mt. Bethel 62 vs. Mt. Pisgah 60
- Walton 60 vs. Fayette County 67
- Campbell 61 vs. Milton (Girls) 26
- St. Francis 81 vs. Kell (Girls) 34
- Jenkins 74 vs. Creekview 67 OT
- St. Francis 86 vs. Milton 81