Elite Grind Session (Chris Gaston) College Coaches Report

Jalen Wilson, 2019 6'7 SF - Denton Guyer: Showed versatile perimeter feel with the ability to make others better. Stretches the floor, moves with a purpose as he also found spots to score. Capable defender, instinctive. HM Drew Timme, 2019 6'8 PF - JJ Pearce: Fundamentally sound, skilled forward. Consistently found plays to make for himself […]

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UIL Day 2 State Tournament

Friday’s slate of game consisted of the 4A and 6A State Semifinal Matchups. Thousands of fans from each program traveled to the Alamo Dome in anticipation of witnessing their  team punch a ticket to Saturday’s Title game. Tyrese Maxey placed himself in the record books and now that the table is set for Saturday, texasboysbasketball.com […]

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UIL State Championship Day 1 Recap

It was Primetime Thursday at the Alamo Dome where the matchups were prospect heavy  for texasboysbasketball.com. Port Arthur Memorial made their first trip to the State Semifinals in school history and Midlothian, who is led by TCU signee Kaden Archie also punched their ticket to the state tournament. Justin Northwest had unfinished business due to […]

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Angelina JC Report (Dec. 2, 2017)

Deedy Gauno, Freshman 6’0 PG (LM) -Athletic guard that does a good job attacking the rim and finishing in traffic, Plays with a toughness and a good motor on both ends. Creative off the bounce and capable shooter from the mid-range and 3pt. Gilbert Thomas, Sophomore 6’6 (LM-MM) -Strong body athlete that has good length […]

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Day One: Cowtown Tip-Off Classic

The Cowtown Tip-Off Classic has arrived to find there place on the calendar of top 10 high school basketball events in Texas. If a fan, college coach or media/scouting service was looking for prospects, North Crowley was the place to be. Let's also look at the face that this event was the first time the […]

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Traylyn Spencer Leads the Way

Traylyn Spencer leads the way both on and off the court. Traylyn a 6'7" SF/PF at O. D. Wyatt H.S. past, present and future says he is leading. We at Texasboysbasketball.com are taking a look at why and where Spencer goes from here and how he got to this point. The 2018 signee has worked […]

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Memorial Day (Dallas, TX 2017)

Memorial Day  5-28-17 Seawolves: Jared Pearre 6'9" 2017 PF: Pearre did a good job catching and finishing around the rim. Ran the floor in transition. Fought for position on the boards but got pushed around on the block. #2 K J Pruitt, Jr 6'4" 2020 PG: Lefty guard with a good feel and stroke. Made […]

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Memorial Day (GASO Day 1)

The story of the day was the team effort of Texas Impact.  The DFW metroplex based group coached by Terry Thomas got wins over the talented Lone Star Elite (DFW) and YES 2 Success Select (San Antonio) led by #1 2019 Charles Bassey.  We watched 12 games closely while gazing next court over to take in another 4-6 which made for good days work.

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Dallas Mustang Classic 5-21-17 College Coaches’ Report

 Vincent Lee, 2018 PF - Lone Star Elite: Lee did a solid job guarding Grayson Carter on the block as he timed his jumps when Carter was attempting a hook or a baby fadaway. Offensively, he made smart passes on the block and scored off the bounce some from 12-15 ft out. Mid+ to HM JyDonn […]

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Dallas Mustang Classic “It’s was a Hoopfest”

The Dallas Mustang Classic is one of three local grassroot program based events that we (TBB) make an attempt to not miss.  I (Alan Branch) as longtime grassroots basketball advocate wish that the big three or four could come together on 3-4 solid dates to be inclusive of full field of area prospects.  This would […]

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Complete 94 Feet Day One (San Antonio, TX)

San Antonio, the capital of Central Texas still thrives to own its roll in a mega state like Texas.  The mentality that the 4 & 5 Star players have to go to a DFW or Houston area teams to prove their worth has slowly evaporated.  San Antonio Hardwork wasn't a lot different than many of the upstarts in the central region of TX but their actions have allow them to separate themselves from the pack.

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Whataburger (Coaches Report)

Matthew Mayer  6'7"  SF  2018 Austin Westlake- Mayer is a skill shooter that thrive off close outs and running off screens. He is solid team defender and understands the game in the system.  HM Feron Hunt  6'7" SF 2018 DeSoto HS- Big motor, developing IQ player that plays hard but has not identified his position.  He […]

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Texas Invitational (Pasadena, TX)

The Texas Invitational answers the bell for the 14th time as a staple in Texas high school basketball.  The Texas Invitational is no different than any other major event in basketball, "who are the players and whats the story".  Forty-eight high school teams, two divisions that move to six brackets that split into twelve brackets after the initial two pool games on Thursday.

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Texas UIL State Tournament 2016

Lancaster H.S. JaColby Pemberton 6'6"  SF 2016: Long-active 3/4 mid+ player that suffered a knee injury in the semi-finals but lead Lancaster throughout the season with double double performances. Offensively and Defensively effective out of 17 ft Nate Morris  6'10" 5/4  2016: Threw his mobility and developed an IQ. Has shown and continues to show […]

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Jones Shuts It Down in the Capital

Andrew Jones 6'4" 185 pg brings his recruitment to a comfort zone. Andrew is another Texas prospect that clarity came late for. The high major lead guard grew 4 inches and gain 35 pounds in the last 16 months. We remember the 5'10" shooter at the Texas Grassroots Basketball events 3 years ago that was constantly competing and looking for an opportunity. The reality of his talent has resonated with the country now and the University

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November Tournament Report

Over the last few years Houston has been a hot bed for talented basketball players. This time of year there are several high school tournaments that gather some of the regions top teams and prospects.

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Nate Morris Finds Home in the SEC

The 6’10” 250 lb. Morris has not been a stranger in the DFW prep/grassroots basketball landscape. I have watched him grow for the last four years into legit high major prospect. Morris said “I understand the up and down nature of the business, so I control two things: playing and defending hard.” “I have to continue to develop my body and skill set.” Nate Morris sits at the #10 spot on Texasboysbasketball.com (where the top 20-24 players go to a BCS conference) but could

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Super 16 (Houston, TX)

For the seventh consecutive year, RCS Sports hosted Super 16 tournament at Pasadena High School. This year’s field featured many of Houston’s top teams but more importantly top area prospects. Sunday’s championship game featured two of Houston’s top teams, Atascocita High School and Satch Home School. Atascocita rallied late behind Purdue commit Carsen Edwards to secure their second straight Super 16 title. Here are the prospects that impressed us over the weekend.

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Las Vegas The Last Look

The last run at an opportunity to verify, identify or clarify for all parties (players, coaches and scouts). The July NCAA evaluation period is unique in the fact that there are any legitimate distractions for the college basketball industry and players are free for summer break. The majority of the player have been seen by college coaches and scouting services, now it is in the process of closing out opinions, deciding to offer or letting parties know how they real feel.

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Lone Star Classic

This year’s Lone Star Classic was headlined by some of Texas’s top teams. Nike Team Texas Elite, Urban DFW Elite, Select, BJ, Mo Williams Academy, and Texas Select to name just a few were in attendance at Duncanville Fieldhouse(Bob Knight Fieldhouse). The out of state teams that made the trip to Dallas were as impressive as the Texas teams. Talented teams like the LA Rockfish, Mississippi Bobcats, Oklahoma Magic, and Triple Threat(Miami,FL) all raised the overall quality of recruit able athletes at the tournament. These teams elevated an always loaded tournament field while providing a variety of prospects to college coaches in attendance. Mo Williams Academy left this year’s tournaments with the crown, but the Lone Star Classic was so Loaded that our staff decided to have Tournament Superlatives.

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TBB Day 1 & 2 Duncanville, TX

The second segment of the July evaluation period keeps college coaches scrambling for airports, rental cars and interstate highways. Once again the Lone Star state (TX) provided another quality option to be a destination for PLAYERS ! The Texas Boys Basketball staff of three got locked for the 1:45 pm start with the Urban DFW-Perkins vs. D1 Elite being the kickoff feature. The older 2017 guard tandem of

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Lone Star Top 100 Camp

The first ever Lone Star Top 100 Camp presented by Texas Grassroots Basketball was a major success. The Duncanville Fieldhouse(formerly known as Bob Knight Fieldhouse) was packed with prospects in anticipation for the experience and exposure the camp would provide for them. The camp included a wide variety of speakers in the basketball community.

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Texas Only McDonald’s All-American

This is a dream come true” said Juwan Evans as we sat in a nearly empty section of The United Center during McDonald’s All American media day. “It’s a dream to be here but it is also an opportunity to show what I can do competing against the best players in the country.” Juwan an Oklahoma State signee is the only All-American from Texas this year. “It’s a real honor to be the only player selected

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Lone Star Challenge

Lone Star Challenge Recap

Our first NCAA Live Period event of the year was filled with talented prospects of all levels which attracted coaches of all levels. This years Lone Star Challenge had over 85+ of all levels in attendance to see a talented crop of travel teams eager to begin the long journey of the grassroots basketball season!

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