Texas Boys Basketball

Ani’s Notes: Statistical Performances From Lonestar Challenge

The 10th annual Lonestar Challenge commenced at the Duncanville Fieldhouse and the crop of talent that manned the courts was strong. Tournament directing is a beast and the staff caught up on some sleep. Let's get to it with my journal! ‘22 Markel Johnson - Houston Superstars vs OWE The forward prospect out of Center, ... Read more

Lonestar Challenge: Producers Vol. 1

The 10th Annual LoneStar Challenge took place this past weekend and it was an opportunity for some old faces and some new to showcase their abilities on a strong platform against some of the top talent around. Here is part one of  some playmakers who put together a solid body of work over the weekend. ... Read more

Cream Of The Crop Evaluation Camp Notes

Kayden Bennet, 2025 Guard Lefty that can really score the basketball and has a knack for putting the ball in the basket. One of the most naturally talented players in his class.Will be at Duncanville next season and will be good to see him under David Peavy’s tutelage. Can be as good as he wants ... Read more

Prospects Shined at The SIB

Mannnnnnnnn, The past 10 days have been a long one. I put on my coaching hat as I arrived at Gatlinburg, Tennessee for 5 days for the East Coast National Homeschool Tournament. As much as I’ve enjoyed my 4th yr coaching, was definitely ready to cue the start of the grassroots season, and what better ... Read more

STARS BREAK THE ICE AT SPRING ICE BREAKER

Over the weekend I had a chance to take in the Spring Ice Breaker put on by RCS Sports in Houston. It was a chance to see players with their club teams get acclimated to the AAU Grind and show where they stand. Here are some stand outs from Saturday   TJ Caldwell (Team Grffin ... Read more

Part 3: November Standouts

AK Smith (Steele) Has been good in a couple games slashing to the rim and making plays. Good athlete has shown good body control and ability to finish in traffic. Fills the lane well in transition. Hits the mid-range shot. Marlon Linton (Crandall) Crafty lefty that can score the ball. Facilitates, shoots it well. A ... Read more

Littlefield Thoughts: Westlake v Duncanville Recap

Had a chance over the break to see 2 of the state of Texas top teams in Austin Westlake and Duncanville. Game was played at a neutral site at Mary Hardin Baylor. Neither team disappointed. This game featured SMU Signee Zurich Phelps of Duncanville and KJ Adams a University of Kansas signee. Both teams came ... Read more

November Standouts: Part 2

STANDOUTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER With the season now underway Texasboysbasketball has been covering the majority of the state of Texas since mid-November. Despite Covid 19, without any tournaments being allowed this year, God has blessed us to be able to see what we have seen to provide coverage for the young prospects across ... Read more

Performers Of The Month: November Standouts

STANDOUTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER With the season now underway Texasboysbasketball has been covering the majority of the state of Texas since mid-November. Despite Covid 19, without any tournaments being allowed this year, God has blessed us to be able to see what we have seen to provide coverage for the young prospects across ... Read more

Austin Look: Littlefield’s Prospects to Watch

Over the summer and early part of fall Texasboysbasketball was able to cover and host several events across the state. With loads of talent on display from the class of ‘21 throughout the incoming class of ’24 here is a look at the players to watch in the Austin Centex area. 2021 KJ Adams (Austin ... Read more

Tim Playmakers: SA Prospect Look

Over the summer and early part of fall Texasboysbasketball.com was able to cover and host several events across the state. With loads of talent on display from the class of ‘21 throughout the incoming class of ’24 here is a look at the players to watch in theSan Antonio South Texas area. 2021 JaSean Jackson(SA ... Read more

2022-2024 Notebook From Houston

The beauty of transferring my notes to the site is it takes ole copy and paste (and some proof reading) to do the trick. Below is my notebook from 2022-2024 class during my time in Houston for Marcus Sloan's OTR Fall Showcase. 2022 Cam Amboree is a strong addition for Shadow Creek - Confident shot ... Read more

2021 Notes From OTR’s Fall Shootout

We drove down I-45 to Spring, TX for OTR’s Fall School Shootout presented by Marcus Sloan. This edition I will highlight a crop of 2021 availables that performed this past weekend. Let’s dive in There’s still a solid amount of available talent in the Lonestar State & I’m talking about ones that still have a ... Read more

Tim’s Playmakers from ASAK Elite tournament

Tim’s Playmakers from ASAK Elite tournament Cason Wallace (TAZ Elite) Solid!!! 2 way guy who was smooth and efficient all day. Real good with the ball. Hurts you at multiple levels. Defensively can take away your best player. Long, athletic to go along with good foot speed . CJ  Noland (TAZ Elite) Strong!! Shot it ... Read more

Rylan Griffin, Avery Jackson Shine On Day 1 of The Circuit League

When you read this I'll already be in Austin for the Urban ASAK Classic but my Friday evening was spent at Drive Nation for "The Circuit League Session II." Friday was considered an appetizer for Saturday but there was a strong amount of recruitable prospects on hand and some good evaluation games occurring as well.  ... Read more

Freshman Report – Welcome The 2024 Class

Each year, we at TBB construct four to five editions monitoring the current freshman class in the state of Texas. 2023 players graduated from the freshman list, so now it's time to look at the 2024 class. At just a glance, this rising freshman group is talented. Strong backcourt play, very interesting prospects at the ... Read more

‘21 Daimion Collins Talks Playing In Pandemic & Recruitment

Not only one of the best in the state but someone that has rose in the national ranks and established himself as one of the top prospects in the county; Daimion Collins updates TBB on his recruitment. First though, we talked to Daimion about the summer. With the pandemic effecting the everyday function of living, ... Read more

7 Day Notes: Who Wanted The Smoke? Recruitment News

The past 7 days, the TBB staff got a chance to look at a plethora of prospects. From "Who Want The Smoke" Showcase presented by Kellen Buffington or the "Pangos Best Of Dallas" League. We got recruitment notes, analysis, and content that's coming from Texasboysbasketball.com. Let's dive in Jaylon Tyson More Than Handled His Own ... Read more

2 Day Analysis Of Pangos Best Of Dallas

This summer marks the inaugural Pangos League manufactured by the man himself, Dinos Trigonis. Pangos comes to Dallas for 5 days and some of the premier talent the city has to offer have participated. We took a dive on the top performers & stats from both days. Odunewu Has Been Dominant Who has seen his ... Read more

Part 2 – Dallas Session III Statistical Outlook

Circling back to this previous weekend at the Drive Nation Complex, we hosted our third session of our TBB Mini Camp. Yesterday we gave an evaluation on the top underclassmen performers and Trae Clayton's progression on his perimeter game. Today we take a deep dive into the 2022 performers and their stats. Arkansas Native Earns ... Read more

Tim’s Playmakers: Jordan Clarkson Summer Showcase

With the Covid 19 pandemic taking a toll on the Grassroots basketball scene, Jordan Clarkson and his foundation chose to step up, do their part and help out the kids still seeking exposure in hopes of extending their basketball careers beyond high school by getting scholarships. The vision was simple; create a platform with good ... Read more

TBB SA Mini Camp Thoughts: KJ Lewis

It’s generally when a class heads into their sophomore campaign where you normally have a good feel of the volume & quality of talent each recruiting class possesses. Albeit, maneuvering through a pandemic and working to be able to catch a vast array of players, our TBB Mini Camps have allowed us to do just ... Read more

Tim’s Playmakers: SA Session II

Texasboysbasketball made its way to San Antonio for Session II of the Mini Camp Series. Lot of versatile talent in the building from multiple cities across the state. Guys who made plays multiple ways and shined through your the day. Here are my playmakers of the day: ‘21 Jerrell Colbert (Tx Hardwork) - He is ... Read more

Quick Look: Notes From #SessionIII Dallas

Our Mini Camp Series has come to a close and the finale in Dallas bolstered names that will see their names in our updated fall rankings. I thoroughly enjoyed traveling the Lonestar State and discovering talent and there will be a plethora of overall content coming your way. Lets look at the notes from Dallas. ... Read more

Tim’s Thoughts:ACH CenTex Hoopfest Analysis

I had a chance to take in 3 days of action at the Alamo City Hoops Centex Hoopfest. Loads of talent in multiple classes were in the event and it gave me a chance to get a good eval on some old and some new ones.Here are some of this past weekends playmakers. ‘22 Vince ... Read more

3 Cities in 3 Days: Traveling With Ani

It was an adventurous three days, which started last Thursday and finished with me limping through the finish line on Saturday. I traveled to three major cities in Texas (Houston, San Antonio, DFW-albeit I live in the DFW) to catch a bevvy of prospects from around the Lone Star State. Thursday - San Antonio, TX ... Read more

Tim’s Thoughts: #Session1

Texasboys basketball kicked off the 1st of 3 mini camps this past weekend in Houston. 70 plus participants in the classes of 2021-23 chose to take advantage of the opportunity to put their most recent work to the test. The day started out with several drills with game like situations leading up to game play ... Read more

Terrance Arceneaux Shined at #Session1: Talks Recruitment

Mini Camp Session 1 (Houston, TX) is complete and the TBB Staff would deem it a success. High level players, high level staff, excited for what Session 2 (San Antonio) has in store. Speaking of high level players, 2022 Terrance Arceneaux (JL3, Beaumont United) was one of the premier participants at the camp. He talked ... Read more

Obaseki, Yancy Highlight Texas Hardwork Scrimmage Performers

With Covid 19 putting any chance of a live period to bed; Texas Hardwork is trying to do their part to still create a platform to help get kids some type of exposure. Using technology and connections to their advantage; A scrimmage was set up with some well respected organizations like Cooz Elite from Houston, ... Read more

Big Kendrick Receives BIG offers

 I had a minute to catch up with ‘23 Big Man Kendrick DeLuna about his recent offers and also his time with the Houston Hoops. Kendrick was quick to point out how playing with the Houston Hoops has benefited him tremendously thus far. “The practices have been really good and have challenged me a lot. ... Read more

Friday Night Journal – GASO Duncanville

Basketball is still being played and we at Texasboysbasketball.com have you covered with well.... coverage. I wrote a beavy of notes (well not paper but on the notes app on my phone) and wanted to share my thoughts from a Friday night of hoops at Duncanville Fieldhouse. Lets start with the matchups. TX  Legion vs ... Read more

Get To Know: Closing Thoughts From Showtyme Classic

Took some time to review this weekend at Duncanville Fieldhouse for the Showtyme Classic. We talk about multitude of players that grabbed our attention and ones we gathered notes on. We took a quick dive on players in the 2023 class so let’s get to it! Cooper Sisco, Wing - Southern Assault: Shot it at ... Read more

Storylines From Friday At The Showtyme Classic

BASKETBALL.HAS.RETURNED! 2020 isn’t shaping to be one of my better years on earth and I don’t believe I’m alone at all when I make that statement. But amid being in a pandemic and the loss of a basketball Legend such as Jazzy Hartwell, basketball being played again has been a bright spot. And of course, ... Read more

Introducing Mason Docks From East Lansing, Michigan

Monday marked the first day D1 Coaches can contact players from the 2022 class. In Texas, the crop of rising juniors that inhabit that group, has the opportunity to be one of the best we’ve seen in Texas. Well that class has gotten stronger with the addition of point guard Mason Docks who is coming ... Read more

2021 KJ Adams Talks Top 10, Recruitment to TBB

A little over a week since premier 2021 prospect KJ Adams announced his Top 10 Schools which included Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Georgetown, Arkansas, Kansas, Baylor, Iona, Texas & UCF. KJ talks to the staff about the ones that have been pursuing him the hardest and gives us some notes on his recruitment.  Kansas: One ... Read more