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.
Taking on added responsibility isn’t new to McAllen Rowe junior guard Darrin Everage, it's what he's grown used to recently.
Thursday afternoon, the boys and girls McDonalds’s All-American teams, the premier showcase game for the elite departing high school basketball were revealed.
Before Wednesday, the Red Raiders' (15-2, 4-1) lone loss of the season was a respectable one to then No.2 ranked Duke in New York. But Wednesday's midweek loss to Iowa State won't sit as well with the Texas Tech faithful.
Tuesday night’s 11-of-22 barrage from 3-point range helped propel Westlake’s win streak over Lake Travis to nine games. This was all without star big and Texas-bound center Will Baker contributing in a major way. Baker was held to just eight points and six boards. The two meet again January 22.
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.
It’s still the early part of the season which means teams are still sorting out lineups and figuring out which group of players meshes best. You don’t want to get too bogged down with early season results, but in some cases, it’s probably not a bad idea to raise a few red flags – looking at you Texas.
It’s the first full weekend of college basketball and there have already been some…uh let’s say, eye-opening results from the first few nights.