Tag Archives: Texas

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

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Big Texan making the visit rounds

1 Sep

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Connor Lammert is one of the more underrated recruits in the class of 2012 and while the public hasn’t heard much about him yet, the major programs have. Continue reading

Who’s who of schools are chasing T.J. Warren

4 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

T.J. Warren is considered one of the premier scorers in the nation and this past week his ability to score the ball was on display throughout the AAU Nationals.

The Brewster Academy bound North Carolina native had a 38-point performance in Orlando. Few players can put up points like Warren can.

Because of that, the elite programs are in tow. Continue reading

Early? Yes. But 5-star Troy Williams says two stand out.

31 Jul

Troy Williams says two local schools stand out. (PHOT: Kelly Kline)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – One of the top players for the vaunted Boo Williams squad is small forward Troy Williams. He is ranked as the number 6 player overall player in the class of 2013 by ESPN and it’s easy to see why he’s rated that high. 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

Dominic tipping: What’s next for the Bruins, Horns & Cats

26 Jul

Was does the commitment of Dominic Artis mean to several other top notch programs? PHOTO: SilverAndBlueSports.com

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

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Over the weekend one of the top point guards in the class of 2012, Dominic Artis, gave his verbal pledge to attend UCLA. So how does this effect Kentucky, Texas, and even St. Johns? Let’s take a closer look. 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