SS. NEUMANN-GORETTI High takes on Mater Dei High (Calif.) in the 2014 Spalding HoopHall Classic tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. on ESPNU. Carl Arrigale's Saints (10-2, 5-0 in Catholic League) will face Gary McKnight's Monarchs (18-0, 4-0), ranked No. 2 nationally by MaxPreps.com.
McKnight began the season with 960 wins and is the winningest coach in California high school basketball history. His headliner is 6-7 senior wing Stanley Johnson, an Arizona signee.
Arrigale entered this season 349-84 overall and is tied with Roman's Billy Markward for second all-time with nine Catholic League titles (Dennis Seddon had 10 with Roman). The Saints are led by 6-3 senior guard Ja'Quan Newton, a Miami signee.