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Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 28, 2022 21:32 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. South Grand Prairie, 6-3; 2. Pearland, 13-1; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 11-1; 4. SA Northside Clark, 9-3; 5. Coppell,...

Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 22, 2022 12:45 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 2-1; 2. Arlington Martin, 2-0; 3. North Crowley, 7-0; 4. Richardson, 4-2; 5. SA Northside...

Fordham to honor basketball scout Konchalski, AP's O'Connell

Nov. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham will honor the memories of alumnus and longtime high school basketball scout Tom Konchalski and The Associated Press' Hall of Fame basketball writer Jim O'Connell with a tournament at the school's Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx. The school announced this week...

NBA All-Star player Dwight Howard headed to Taiwan

Nov. 08, 2022 04:25 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eight-time NBA All Star Dwight Howard is headed to Taiwan to play for the Taoyuan Leopards in the island’s top division. “I can’t wait to see the fans, eat the food and have the best time ever ... and bring a championship,” the 36-year-old center said...

From senate to sideline: Brown named high school hoops coach

Nov. 02, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

Long before Scott Brown became a Massachusetts state lawmaker, a U.S senator, an ambassador and a law school dean, he coached basketball. Now he's come full circle. Brown, 63, said Wednesday that he has been named the head coach of the Amesbury High School girls...

Big 12 on upswing thanks to growing power of Texas schools

Oct. 21, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps nobody in the Big 12 more strongly identifies with the Lone Star State than Chris Beard, who grew up in Irving and was a student assistant to Tom Penders at Texas before eventually becoming the Longhorns' head coach. Beard has been at no fewer than...

Duncanville boys, DeSoto girls top Texas basketball rankings

Oct. 21, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball coaches preseason high school rankings: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Duncanville; 2. SA Northside Brennan; 3. Allen; 4. Richardson Lake Highlands; 5. Alvin Shadow Creek; 6. Dickinson; 7. Arlington...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Oct. 20, 2022 23:21 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. October 19, 2022. Editorial: Justice best WV gov of all time, just ask him Gov. Jim Justice is the best chief executive ever to almost grace the halls of the Governor’s Mansion. If you have any doubts, just ask the source of the claim: Gov....

Bates reinstated at Eastern Michigan after charges dropped

Oct. 13, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates was reinstated to the Eastern Michigan basketball team and as a student Thursday after prosecutors agreed to drop felony charges against him, his attorney and the school said. The 18-year-old Bates was a top prospect out of high school who...

Bronny James, 4 other hoopsters sign NIL deals with Nike

Oct. 10, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bronny James, son of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James, is one of five high school and college basketball players who have signed endorsement deals with Nike. The name, image and likeness deals announced Monday are permissible in college sports and at...