Black Cager Television (BCS TV) will live-steam and make available on-demand 27 Mid-Atlantic regular season high school games during the 2022-2023 campaign. The schedule, officially unveiled on (November 4), will feature blockbuster matchups and some of region’s top college prospects. This season marks Black Cager Sports 10th consecutive year covering scholastic basketball in the Greater Philadelphia Region.
In addition to highly competitive Philadelphia Catholic League games, BCS TV will stream several preseason matchups featuring highly regarded programs like Westtown, Perkiomen, Olympus (NJ), Salesianum (DE), Constitution, St. Frances (MD) and National Christian (MD). Public League contenders Sankofa and Overbrook square off on January 5. Two heated rivalry games are on tap when Westtown visits greatly improved George School team on January 6 and then we have a PIAA District 3 showdown between Reading and Muhlenburg.
Opening Week on BCS TV features powerhouse Westtown, Perkiomen, West Nottingham and Olympus Prep on November 30. Westtown features Matt Gilhool ’24 (offers from Maryland, Miami, Pitt, Va Tech, St. John’s and West Virginia). The key player for Perkiomen is Thomas Haugh ’23 (Florida commit. The doubleheader will be broadcast on the Black Cager Youtube channel at 4:30 p.m.
BCS TV’s opening week coverage continues on Friday, December 2 when Penn Wood and Nasir Washington ’23 visit Archbishop Carroll and Jake West ’25 in a Delco showdown on the Main Line at 6:00 p.m. All games will be available on-demand on the Black Cager Youtube channel.
~ 7 appearances by the defending Philadelphia Catholic League Champion Neumann-Goretti Saints, featuring one of the top back courts in the nation, Robert Wright III ’24 (Baylor commit) and Khaafiq Myers ’24 (offers from Temple, UMass, St. Joseph’s, La Salle, and Wichita St) and high major PF Sultan Adewale ’23 (offers from George Washington, Clemsom, Arizona State, West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Georgia Tech)
~ 5 appearances by Archbishop Ryan led by consensus Top 100 PF/C Thomas Sorber ’24 (offers from Marquette, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John’s, Penn State, Maryland and UMass) and Darren Williams ’24 (offers from Southern Miss, NJIT, Drexel and FGCU)
~ 4 appearances by 2021 Philadelphia Catholic League Champion Archbishop Wood Vikings with Jalil Bethea ’24 (offers from UCLA, Villanova, St. Johns, Syracuse, Rutgers, Kansas, Temple and St. Josesph’s) and Josh Reed ’24 (offer from Albany)
~ 3 appearances by the Roman Catholic Cahillites, featuring a pair of highly regarded St. Joseph’s commits, Xzayvier Brown ’23 and Anthony Finkley ’23
~ 3 appearances by West Catholic with Zion Stanford ’23 (Temple commit) and Budd Clark ’23 (Offers from Coppin, Howard and Delaware State)
~ 3 appearances by Cardinal O’Hara led by Isaiah Pasha ’23 (offers from Delaware, Iona, Xavier, VCU, George Washington and St. Joseph’s) and Aasim “Flash” Burton ’24 (offers from Drexel and UTEP)
~ 2 appearances by PIAA 3A State Champion Devon Prep featuring Jacen Holloway ’23 (Army commit) and Lucas Orchard ‘23 (Monmouth offer)
~ 2 appearances by Archbishop Carroll and Jake West ’25 (St. Francis offer)
~ 2 appearances by Reading and star combo guard Ruben Rodriguez ’23 (Rider commit)
~ 2 appearances by Father Judge led by Kyle Jones ‘23 and Ernest Shelton ’23
~ Philadelphia Public League showdown between Bo Kimble’s Overbrook squad and Sankofa led by long-time Head Coach Isaiah Thomas and featuring Zaki Alston ’23.
~ Highly regarded George School plays perennial power Westtown on January, 6 2023. George School is led by Kachi Nzeh ’23 (Xavier commit) and Christian Bliss ’23 (offers from Manhattan, FGCU, Towson and Delaware)
~ Reading and Muhlenburg square of in a fantastic District 3 rivalry game.
~ Huge rivalry matchup between Coatesville led by Head Coach John Allen and Downingtown West led by Stu Ross and featuring Dylan Blair ’23 (Army commit)
~ Big rivalry game between Trenton Central and Trenton Catholic Prep led by Head Coach Mark Bass
~ Northeast Invitational Tournament. Father Judge vs National Christian (MD) and Archbishop Ryan vs St. Frances (MD)
~ 5th Annual Diane Mosco Foundation Shootout. Reading vs West Catholic, Central York vs Father Judge and North Catholic vs Archbishop Wood