2016 Post Graduate Signing Day

Press Release for November 7, 2016


Hargrave Military Academy announces historic 2016 National Signing Day.


The defending Prep National Champion Hargrave Military Academy Post Graduate basketball team will host their annual National Signing day on Wednesday, November 9th. The ceremony will take place in the Sanford Auditorium on the campus of Hargrave Military Academy and will begin at 12:30. There will be ample time for all media requests with players and coaches following the event.


Hargrave has won three national championships, has been to 10 straight national elite eights (the only prep team in the nation to accomplish this) and signed over 100 division 1 prospects in the past ten years. Hargrave was also named “Program of the Decade” in a nationwide analysis by in 2012. However, this year will mark the most early Division 1 signees in the history the program. The nine players that will sign full scholarships will be officially committing to play for some of the biggest programs in the country, including Ohio State, Xavier, West Virginia and Georgetown. The previous record for most early division 1 signees was eight, most recently accomplished in 2015.


The Tigers are 4-0 this season, with an average margin of victory of over thirty points. They are currently on a 59 game home win streak and a 34 game overall win streak. A full list of early signees is below:


Sarju Patel, Daleville, VA (VMI)

Brandon Knapper, Charleston, WV (West Virginia)

Naji Marshall, Greenbelt, MD (Xavier)

Jordan McKenzie, Concord, NC (Stony Brook)

Braxton Beverly, Hazard, KY (Ohio State)

Antwan Walker, Washington, D.C. (Georgetown)

Tanner Robinette, Honaker, VA (Marshall)

Lewis Djonkam, Springfield, VA (Duquesne)

Iran Bennett, Raleigh, NC (Marshall)


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Hargrave Military Academy is an all-male college preparatory school.  Founded in 1909, the Academy is noted for ongoing academic achievement in college placement, athletics and leadership.  Hargrave is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School via AdvancED and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.