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Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Dec. 06, 2022 21:18 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Dec. 5: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 6-1; 2. North Crowley, 11-2; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 7-2; 4. Fort Bend Elkins, 8-2; 5....

Two Kansas high schools investigate offensive chants at game

Dec. 06, 2022 17:39 PM EST

Two Kansas high schools are investigating after students at one school reportedly yelled racist and offensive taunts at the other school's basketball team. Topeka High School's team was subjected to “racial slurs, threats and disgusting taunts,” during a game on Saturday with...

Jimmy V Classic more than game for Iowa's Patrick McCaffery

Dec. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EST

Iowa's meeting with No. 15 Duke at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night is more than just another game to Patrick McCaffery. The game opens the Jimmy V Classic doubleheader, which raises funds for cancer research through the V Foundation. The second game matches No. 2 Texas against...

Changes let high school athletes bank big endorsement bucks

Nov. 30, 2022 15:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jada Williams was a social media star and a talented point guard when she moved with her mother from a Kansas City suburb to San Diego, looking to play basketball for a high school powerhouse and parlay her online prowess into endorsement deals. She found it all in...

Social media makes Jada Williams a face of high school NIL

Nov. 30, 2022 15:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s the middle of the afternoon and Jada Williams begins a live stream on Instagram. In a heartbeat, more than 1,000 of her 671,000 followers join the broadcast and begin typing in questions and comments. Williams does her best to follow along as the comments...

$10M settlement announced in heat death of Georgia student

Nov. 29, 2022 16:13 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district. As part of the settlement, the Clayton...

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...