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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

January 22, 2014: 2014 Nike EYB Schedule Now Posted

The Nike Elite Youth Basketball League schedule for 2014 has been released. This year's circuit includes stops in Sacramento, Dallas, Hampton, and Minneapolis. // Houston Hoops Nike EYB Schedule

January 20, 2014: Houston Hoops Kelly Oubre & Justise Winslow Named to Nike Hoop Summit 2014 USA Team

The Nike Hoop Summit, the country's premier annual basketball game for high-school-age boys, features America's top seniors playing against a World Select Team comprised of elite international players. // Nike Hoop Summit Website / USA Basketball Press Release

November 21, 2013: Justise Winslow Commits to Duke!

Congratulations to Justise Winslow (6'6, St John's) on his commitment to Duke today! // ESPN Article / Scarberry Media Article & Video

November 10, 2013: Jordan Hunter Commits to New Mexico!

Congratulations to Jordan Hunter (5'10, Beaumont Ozen) on his verbal commitment to New Mexico today! // Article & Video

October 24, 2013: Khadeem Lattin Commits to Oklahoma!

Congratulations to Khadeem Lattin (6'9, RCHA) on his verbal commitment to Oklahoma today! // Article

October 8, 2013: Kelly Oubre Commits to Kansas!

Congratulations to Kelly Oubre (6'7, W, Findlay Prep) on his verbal commitment to Kansas today! // Kansas City Star Article

September 23, 2013: Leon Gilmore Commits to Creighton!

Congratulations to Leon Gilmore (6'7, F, Manvel) on his verbal commitment to Creighton today! // Article

June 18, 2013: Justise Winslow & Rasheed Sulaimon Selected to USA Men's 19U Team

Current Houston Hoops player Justise Winslow and Houston Hoops Alum Rasheed Sulaimon (Duke) have been named to USA Basketball's 19U Team. Winslow is one of only two HS juniors to make the team. // USA Basketball 19U Roster

April 30, 2013: 17U & 16U Houston Hoops Peach Jam Bound!

The 17U Houston Hoops went 4-1 this weekend at the Nike EYBL in Minneapolis, ending the regular season with a 16-2 record (tied for best record in the league) and securing their place in the Peach Jam in July. In addition, the 16U Houston Hoops DJ made it to the Championship of the Nike Memorial Day Classic in Atlanta, qualifying them for a spot in the Nike Sweet Sixteen at the Peach Jam in July. // Nike EYBL Stats (17U)

May 12, 2013: Houston Hoops 12-1 After EYBL Session 3

The Houston Hoops went 4-0 at Session 3 of Nike's EYBL in Dallas, Texas this weekend. They defeated Texas PRO, Expressions Elite, Albany City Rocks, and BABC. // Nike EYBL Stats

April 30, 2013: Houston Hoops 8-1 After EYBL Session 2

The Houston Hoops went 4-1 at Session 2 of Nike's EYBL in Hampton, Virginia this weekend. They defeated, Athletes First, Cal Supreme, STL Eagles, and The Family (74-57) before losing to the Alabama Challenge. // Nike EYBL Stats

April 29, 2013: Houston Hoops "These Are My Brothers"

New video - "These Are My Brothers" - courtesy of "The Circuit" // // View Video on 17U Page

April 22, 2013: Houston Hoops Undefeated After EYBL Session 1

The Houston Hoops went undefeated in Nike's EYBL Session 1 in Los Angeles this weekend, defeating all opponents - Texas Titans, Arkansas Wings, Baltimore Elite, and Jackson Tigers - by double digits. Complete Session 1 stats available at Nike EYBL Stats

April 17, 2013: Brian Bridgewater to LSU!

Congratulations to Houston Hoops alum Brian Bridgewater on signing with LSU today // Article

April 2, 2013: Keith Frazier Commits to SMU!

Congratulations to Houston Hoops alum Keith Frazier on committing to SMU today // Article

March 21, 2013: Winslow Named Texas Gatorade Player of the Year

Congrats to Justise Winslow (2014 St. John's) being named Gatorade's Texas Player of the Year! // Houston Chronicle Article

March 4, 2013: Justin Jackson to UNC

Congrats to Justin Jackson (2014 HCYA) on his commitment to the University of North Carolina today! // Article

February 15, 2013: Keith Frazier Named McDonald's All American!

Keith will play for the East Team at the McDonald's All American Game on April 3 in Chicago // McDonald's All American Games Site

February 6, 2013: Robert Hatter to Cornell

Congratulations to Robert Hatter (2013 PG Westside HS) on his commitment to Cornell today!

January 15, 2013: Nike EYBL 2013 Schedule released today!

Los Angeles, Hampton, Dallas, Minneapolis, Augusta - Here we come!// Nike EYBL Schedule Page

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