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February 12, 2015: 2015 Nike EYBL Schedule Announced

This year's stops on the Circuit are Hampton, VA (April 10-12), Lexington, KY (April 24-26), Houston, TX (May 8-10), Minneapolis, MN (May 22-25), and the Finals (aka Peach Jam) in North Augusta, SC (July 15-19).

October 23, 2014: Christian James to the University of Oklahoma!

Congratulations to Christian (6'6, 2015, Bellaire HS) on his selection!!! All 8 of the Houston Hoops EYBL team's Class of 2015 players have now committed to play for D1 colleges.// Article

October 11, 2014: E'Torrion Wilridge to the University of Georgia!

Congratulations to E'Torrion (6'7, 2015, Beaumont Central HS) on his selection!!! // Article

Sept. 24, 2014: Paul Thomas to UTEP

Congratulations to Paul Thomas (6'8, 2015, Summer Creek HS) on his commitment to play at the University of Texas El Paso!!! So far, 6 players from the 2014 EYBL team have committed to D1 schools. // Article

September 20, 2014: Juwan Williams To Weber State University

Congratulations to Juwan (6'5, 2015, Travis HS) on his selection!!!

September 16, 2014: Samir Sehic Commits to Vanderbilt University

Congratulations to Samir on his decision. Samir contributed 11.9 ppg, 5.8 rpg, and 1.1 spg during the EYBL season.

August 20, 2014: Nick Garth Commits to Lamar University

Congratulations to Nick! Lamar is getting an absolute offensive killer! Knock them down! Check out the Beaumont Entrprise article here

June 30, 2014: Dorian Chatman Commits to Lamar University

Congratulations to Dorian on his decision. We look forward to watching him represent for the Golden Triangle!

June 15, 2014: Justise Winslow Named to USA Men's U18 Team

Once again, Justise will represent the USA - this time with USA Basketball's U18 team. View the full list here

May 25, 2014: Houston Hoops - Peach Jam Bound Again!

The team finished the Nike EYBL regular season with a 10-6 record after going 3-1 this weekend in Minneapolis. Details on the Team Page

May 18, 2014: Houston Hoops go 2-2 at EYBL Session 3 in Virginia

Overall league record is now 7-5 after wins over Georgia Stars and Wisconsin Playground Elite, and losses to All Ohio Red and Nike Team Florida. // Nike EYB Site

May 11, 2014: Houston Hoops go 3-1 at EYBL Session 2 in Dallas

Overall league record is now 5-3 after wins over Nike Team Louisiana, Arkansas Wings & Alabama Challenge, and a loss to Team Takeover. // Nike EYB Site


April 14, 2014: Kelly Oubre Named to USA Today's ALL-USA First Team

Kelly Oubre made the first team, and Justin Jackson made the second team // Article // Video

April 3, 2014: Justin Jackson Named Co-MVP at McDonald's All American Game!!!

Houston Hoops alum Justin Jackson was named co-MVP of the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game last night. He was the leading scorer with 23 points on 11-of-14 shooting. Justin also received the Jack Daly Sportsmanship Award at the game. Houston Hoops alum Kelly Oubre, Jr. had 11 pts, and Justise Winslow had 9. So proud of all 3! // Chron.Com Article // Box Score

March 21, 2014: Winslow Named 2014 Texas Gatorade Player of the Year

Congrats to Justise Winslow (2014 St. John's) on being named Gatorade's Texas Player of the Year! He is now a 2-time winner of this award (2013 & 2014)

January 29, 2014: Jackson, Oubre, & Winslow Are McDonald's All Americans!!!

Congratulations to Justin Jackson, Kelly Oubre, and Justise Winslow - the Houston Hoops' newest McDonald's All Americans. Jackson & Winslow will play for the East Team, and Oubre will play on the West Team at the McDonald's All American Game on April 2 in Chicago. // McDonald's All American Games Website

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