Tag Archives: Memphis

NHR Top 100: #89 Will Barton, SG, Memphis

8 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 89 – Will Barton, SG, Soph., Memphis

The familiar cliché of “the best thing about a freshman is he becomes a sophomore.” Welcome to the world of Will Barton. Continue reading

The Jarnell Stokes race is on

5 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Jarnell Stokes is one of the premier big men in the class of 2012 and could be looking at a serious bump in the rankings after leading Memphis YOMCA to the finals of both the NIKE Peach Jam and AAU Nationals. In what can only be described as a stellar month for the power forward, things are going pretty well for the big man. Continue reading

Going Greene

2 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

One of the elite players in the class of 2013 is Brannen Greene.

He can shoot, get to the rim and distribute. At 6-foot-6, he has great size for the shooting guard position and his frame has filled out enough that he has a college ready body as well, making him even more attractive to coaches at the next level. 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

NY’s Finest: Isaiah Lewis is the next great guard to come out of NYC

28 Jul

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – The Albany City Rocks team boasts one of the best rosters in the country with two top 15 players in Ricardo Ledo and DeJuan Coleman and talented 2012 forward Tyler Cavanaugh to back them up.

Isaiah Lewis is often forgotten when people think of City Rocks, but this week Ledo is in Puerto Rico trying out for the national team and Coleman is nowhere to be found.

Now it is up to Cavanaugh to be the primary scorer and Lewis to step up as the two man. In their first game at the AAU 17 and Under Nationals in Orlando, Canvanaugh and Lewis did just that. Cavanaugh scored when needed and Lewis was both a scorer and a distributor. 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

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

Double trouble: YOMCA duo did work at EYBL finals

20 Jul

Jarnell Stokes is having a tremendous summer with Memphis YOMCA.

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Memphis YOMCA had one of the most successful showings at the 2011 EYBL Finals at the Nike Peach Jam last week by winning the U16 Division and coming in as the runner-up in the U17 Division.  The U17 team was lead by their 2012 frontcourt five stars –  Jarnell Stokes and Shaq Goodwin. Continue reading

Pastner not interested in playing Vols

18 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Memphis head coach Josh Pastner is an honest guy. So when he was on a Tennessee sports radio show this week, he didn’t hold back regarding playing the Tennessee basketball team.

Simply put, Pastner wants no part of the Vol nation according to an article from Kyle Veazey of the Memphis Commercial Appeal. 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