Los Angeles, Calif. - #10 Texas used rebounds and defensive intensity to beat UCLA Sunday, 75-65, and close out a winning California road trip.
The Longhorns were out shot, but outrebounded their hosts 50-34, which included 20 offensive boards that enabled them to get 20 second chance points. Texas didn't allow UCLA to score a field goal for the last 3:36 of the game. The Longhorns had just upset #6 Stanford three nights prior.
IRVINE, Calif. - If you are not already a fan of girls' basketball, first of all you are crazy! Second, the Schollyme All World Game held at Concordia University April 19 would have changed your mind. The game showcased some of the young women hoopers from around the globe. It was an electric environment, and both the SchollyMe Black and SchollyMe White teams put on a show.
AUSTIN,Texas- This was going to be a storybook finish no matter how the game ended. Duncanville High School girls' basketball was on a winning streak of 105 games which included back-to-back Texas state Division 5A championships; they were looking to extend that winning run, as well as to cement the state title three-peat. Manvel, the underdog who had lost earlier this season after being up by double digits, was on a streak of its own since a 30-point loss to Whitney Young in December.
HOUSTON, Tex. -- The Duncanville Pantherettes have made believers out of people across the nation and this reporter is certainly one of them. Not only do I believe they have the best player in the country in Ariel Atkins, the No. 4 player in the Full Court Fresh 50 Class of 2014, I also stand behind my ranking of Duncanville as the best team in the country.
OAK BROOK, Ill. – Brianna Turner (Manvel High School – Manvel, Tex.) and A'ja Wilson (Heathwood Hall Episcopal School – Columbia, S.C.), the No. 1 and No. 2-ranked prospects in the Class of 2014 Full Court Fresh 50, highlighted the McDonald’s All American High School Girls' Basketball Games rosters announced by the Games' Selection Committee today.
DUNCANVILLE, Texas- The Sandra Meadows Classic, one of the biggest tournaments held in Texas, has historically attracted not only the top teams in the state but also elite programs from across the country. This season, highly regarded Whitney Young ventured down from Chicago, putting in an impressive performance despite losing t to back-to-back Texas state champion Duncanville in the final game, 60-46.
This summer, the Full Court staff attended over a dozen major events, and now after putting our heads together, we've made some carefully considered adjustments to the 2014 Full Court Fresh 50 player rankings.