Tournament Alumni

Cole Swider, St. Andrews ’18

Kory Holden

Cole Swider, currently a freshman at Villanova, participated in the 2017 Governor’s Challenge during his senior year at St. Andrews School from Rhode Island. In addition to a 2-0 record at the event while averaging 21 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists per game, Swider participated in the M&T Bank Slam Dunk Contest and won the 3-Point Contest. The 6’8 power forward was considered one of the best shooters in the country and was ranked as the #35 player by ESPN in 2018. Swider also won the 2017 Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year and was chosen to play in the Jordan Brand Classic. Swider is a big new name to know for the defending national champion Villanova Wildcats.

Immanuel Quickley, John Carroll ’18

Kamau Stokes

Immanuel Quickley had an impressive performance at the 2016 Governor’s Challenge for the John Carroll Patriots. He was ranked as the #19 player and #3 point guard in the country by 247 Sports in 2018. Quickley was also named to the McDonald's All American Game, where he won the 3-point contest, and was a member of the USA U17 and U19 national teams. Quickley is now a freshman point guard at Kentucky, where he has impressed.

Kamau Stokes, City ’14

Now in his senior year at Kansas State, Kamau Stokes is one of the most dynamic guards in the Big 12. Stokes has started 75 games, scored a career high of 24 points, scored double digit totals 48 times and participated in 6 career NCAA tournament games. Battling multiple injuries, Stokes has maintained a 10 point per game average throughout his career. In addition to being a standout on City’s juggernaut undefeated state championship team in 2014, Stokes also played for John Carroll and Dunbar in his high school career.


Where are they now?