Little Elm junior guard and consensus five-star recruit R.J. Hampton is reclassifying to the class of 2019 according to 247Sports. Little Elm went 24-10 this season and advanced to the area round before falling to eventual 5A state champion Mansfield Timberview.
Mansfield Timberview guard C.J. Smith scored 24 points and led the way with his defense to push Mansfield Timberview past Wagner, 77-64.
Saturday had a theme of champions defending their crown. Martin’s Mill did so in Class 2A knocking off a gutsy Grapeland team, 60-56, to complete a perfect 38-0 season.
As if Tuesday night’s marquee upset of South Grand Prairie’s 71-60 upset over Duncanville was enough to make headlines, legendary Pantherette head coach Cathy Self-Morgan then announced her resignation Wednesday amidst an investigation of player recruiting.
Part of me wanted to include Texas' recent losses to Radford and VCU after notching a big win over North Carolina in this, but I feel like the Longhorns are the topic of conversation too much and it's best just to let the ebbs and flows go for the next few weeks, or at least until Big XII play starts.
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.