On Saturday, Dave Campbell’s Texas Basketball went down to the San Antonio for the UIL Basketball State Championships. Over the course of six games, we saw a lot of great performances from a lot of great players. Let’s shine the spotlight on some of those outstanding showings—win or lose—from the first four games of the day.
A quick recap of the UIL 1A and 3A girls state championship games inside the Alamodome!
Pera’s team wasn’t immune this offseason—it lost starting center Quentin Millora-Brown to Vanderbilt—but the third-year coach can finally look forward to building instead of reconstructing this year.
Slidell captured the 1A state championship wiht a 49-36 win over Jayton in San Antonio.
What more can be said about the Swiftettes girls basketball reign in 1A at this point? As impressive as Nazareth’s 23 state championships appears on paper, it isn’t easy sustaining that level of success.
Texas teams went 4-1 over the weekend in the annual Big XII vs SEC Challenge with Texas 11-9, 3-4) being the lone loss against Georgia, 98-88. Texas’ loss was its fifth in six games.
In between Thanksgiving and Christmas is the thick of tournament season such as the Katy ISD tournament down in the Houston area, the Georgetown Jack Frost Tournament in Central Texas and the Arlington Classic in the DFW going on right now.