Tag Archives: Baylor

Don’t sleep on us: Big 12 sleepers

28 Oct

By Sam Duren
National Hoops Report

Who are the players that are lying under the radar to start the season? We know. Take heed of this quintet of players from the Big 12. Continue reading

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NHR Top 100: #48 Quincy Miller, PF, Baylor

24 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 48 – Quincy Miller, PF, Fr., Baylor

The Baylor Bears have one of the deepest frontlines in all of college basketball with Miller, Quincy Acy, Anthony Jones, Perry Jones, J’Mison Morgan and Cory Jefferson all in tow.

Miller is the latest multi-faceted recruit to lace ‘em up for Scott Drew and with his addition to an already talented lineup, the Bears start the season with monster expectations. Miller gives the Baylor lineup another versatile player that can play facing the basket or on the low blocks. Matching up with Baylor won’t be an easy task for anyone this year. Continue reading

Projecting the Big 12

19 Oct

By Sam Duren
National Hoops Report

The Big 12 enters into the first season of 10 basketball teams, a strange place to be for one of the most successful and entertaining leagues of hoop over the last decade. How will the league play out? The National Hoops Report gives a swing at predicting the league. Continue reading

Finger Lickin’ Good

29 Jul

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Danrad “Chicken” Knowles plays for one of the best AAU programs in the country, Texas PRO, which also boasts Baylor bound center Isaiah Austin and highly recruited forward Danuel House.

People have known about Austin for some time now, but House and Knowles have both seen their stocks rise this spring and into the summer. Now that the live period is almost over, Knowles is using this last tournament to show coaches what he can really do. Continue reading

Late decision for Goodwin?

29 Jul

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – In the beginning of the summer Archie Goodwin was considered a top ten player and possibly the best shooting guard in the class of 2012, but during the NBA camp in June he broke his wrist, sidelining him for a few weeks. Now he’s back with a vengeance and on a mission to regain his place on the prep pecking order. Continue reading

Every Rose has its thorn

27 Jul

Photo: Kelly Kline/Nike

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – When Dominic Artis committed to UCLA, even L.J. Rose knew there was no chance he would end up a Bruin.

Once strongly considering going there, Rose is now considering Texas as his lone favorite, but there have been whispers that the Longhorns have slowed down their recruitment on him a bit. Continue reading

King of the Hill

27 Jul

Florida PG Kasey Hill says he has connected with a local SEC school. (PHOTO: Scout.com)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO — Kasey Hill is one of the top point guards in the class of 2013. He could one of the best point guard in the nation when it is all said and done. He can score the ball, is lightning quick off the dribble, and possesses   ridiculous court vision. All of these attributes where on display as Hill helped the Florida Rams Black squad dismantle the Boo Williams Summer League team 60-51 on Wednesday at the AAU Nationals. Continue reading

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

Champions crowned at NY2LA Sports Summer Jam

15 Jul

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

The SYF Players avenged a pool play loss to Dream Vision Friday night in the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam 17-and-under Platinum championship with a  72-67 victory behind a balanced attack. Continue reading

Meet The Closer

13 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Indy Spiece got off to a great start at the EYBL Finals on Tuesday after notching two dramatic, last second victories over Team Texas Titans and Louisiana Select.  Class of 2012 point guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera played a similar role in both games – the Closer. Continue reading