The Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, The Texasboysbasketball.com staff is committed to basketball. The 10th annual Thanksgiving Hoopfest, which is presented by Glen Smith of DFW Hoops, was held at Duncanville. The inaugural Robert Hughes Hall of Fame Showcase, in which the Fort Worth Black Chambers of Commerce presented, was being played at Wilkerson Greines Stadium in Fort Worth. The staff accumulated our FAB 5 from this past weekend of hoops.
Tyrese Maxey, Sr. Guard – South Garland: The number one rated player on Texasboysbasketball.com, Tyrese Maxey orchestrated two stellar performances at the Thanksgiving Hoopfest. He averaged 29.5 ppg 6 rebs and 2asts as the future Kentucky Wildcat packs a high level scoring package.
RJ Hampton, JR Guard – Little Elm
In the Saturday nightcap game between San Joaquin, Hampton strung together a 33 pt 3 rebound performance. Hampton was in pursuit to get to the basket as he knocked down timely three pointers to keep the Lobos within striking distance.
Samuel Williamson, Sr. Wing – Rockwall
The number 5 ranked player on 5statehoopreport.com, Williamson engineered a 34 pt 8reb and 7 asts performance. The Louisville signee found his teammates in stride and was efficient from the field, connecting on 61% of his attempts.
Isaiah Crawford, Sr. Wing – North Crowley
Crawford was instrumental in North Crowley’s 2nd half surge vs Fort Worth Dunbar at the Robert Hughes Showcase. Isaiah pieced together 26 pts 8 rebounds as the unsign senior’s performances have gotten the attention from college coaches.
Drew Timme, Sr. PF – Richardson Pearce
Drew Timme made his announcement that he will be sporting the navy blue & white next fall with Gonzaga. In a convincing win for the Mustangs, Timme manufactured a 12 pt 16 reb & 10 asts triple double.