Tag Archives: 2013

Julius Randle proving his value as top notch talent regardless of class

22 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

With only one rising senior on their roster, it would have been easy for Team Texas Titans to pack up after losing their first two pool play games at the 2011 EYBL Finals at the Nike Peach Jam last week.

Team Texas Titans would prove that no matter how young your roster is, if it includes Julius Randle, you can compete with anybody. Continue reading

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Schools starting to line up for Anthony Barber

18 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

When coaches could class of 2013 prospects this week, Boo Williams point guard Anthony Barber knew his phone would be ringing a lot.

“I kept the phone charged up,” Barber said with a laugh.

Smart move, kid. The 6-foot-2 guard from Hampton (Va.) High School is one of the most sought after point guards in the country. Continue reading

Fastbreak Friday

17 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

It is was a busy week for recruiting. Juniors received phone calls. The NBA camp is in full swing. The National Hoops Report is on the road. Continue reading

Clock Strikes Midnight for 2013 Prospect Chris Walker

14 Jun

Chris Walker is one of the top prospects in 2013. What head coach was the first to reach him on Wednesday? (Photo - Scout.com)

By Josh Baker
National Hoops Report

As the clock turned to midnight Chris Walker sat by his phone anxiously during the first minutes of Wednesday, waiting to see which college basketball coach would be calling for the first time in his recruitment.

Walker didn’t have to wait long for the phone calls to begin. Alabama, Florida and UConn all touched base. But it was the school who contacted him first that meant the most to Walker. Continue reading