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January 24, 2019: Tyrese Maxey Is a McDonald's All American!

Congratulations to Tyrese (6'4, S Garland HS) on being named to the McDonald's All-American West team today! // Full Rosters

September 12, 2018: Donovan Williams to Texas!

Congratulations to Donovan (6'5, Ft Bend Elkins HS) on committing to the University of Texas today! // Houston Chronicle Article

September 9, 2018: Dylan Disu to Vanderbilt!

Congratulations to Dylan Disu (6'8, Hendrickson HS) on committing to Vanderbilt University yesterday! // Article

June 22, 2018: Two More Houston Hoops Drafted!

Congratulations to the latest Houston Hoops alumni to be drafted into the NBA - Robert Williams III (Boston Celtics) and Jarred Vanderbilt (Denver Nuggets) ! //

May 9, 2018: Tyrese Maxey to Kentucky!

Congratulations to Tyrese and his family on committing to Kentucky today! // Kentucky Sports Article

November 15, 2017: Greg Williams, Jr. to St. John's!

Congratulations to Greg on signing his NLI to St. Johns' today! // NY Post Article

August 6, 2017: Antoine Davis to U of H!

Congratulations to Antoine Davis on his decision to play for the University of Houston! // Fox 26 Article

July 6, 2017: Mitchell Seraille Commits to SFA!

Congratulations to Mitch on committing to play at Stephen F Austin today!

June 30, 2017: Javonte Smart Commits to LSU!

Congratulations to Javonte on his decision to stay in Baton Rouge and play for the city! // ESPN Article

June 23, 2017: Fox, Jackson, & Dotson Drafted Last Night!

Congratulations to De'Aaron Fox #5 pick Sacramento Kings, Justin Jackson #15 pick Sacramento Kings, and Damyean Dotson #44 pick NY Knicks. // Fox // Jackson // Dotson

June 13, 2017: Matthew Mayer to Baylor!

Congratulations to Matt on committing to Baylor University today!

May 31, 2017: Jacobi Gordon to Cal!

Congratulations to Jacobi on his commitment to play for the University of California Berkeley! // Article

May 7, 2017: Jamal Bieniemy to Oklahoma!

Congratulations to Jamal & his family on choosing the University of Oklahoma! // Article

April 2, 2017: Cedrick Alley to UofH!

Congratulations to Cedrick Alley on his decision to play at the University of Houston!// Article

January 27, 2017: Jarred Vanderbilt & Billy Preston Headed to the Jordan Brand Classic

Congratulations to Jarred & Billy on their latest honors.The game will take place on April 14, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. // Jordan Brand Classic Website

January 16, 2017: Jarred Vanderbilt & Billy Preston are McDonald's All Americans!

Congratulations to Jarred & Billy on being named McDonald's All Americans. Billy will play on the West team and Jarred will play on the East team at the game on March 29 at Chicago's United Center.// McDonald's All American Website

December 23, 2016: Jarred Vanderbilt to Kentucky!

Congratulations to Jarred & his family on choosing the University of Kentucky to further his basketball career. Jarred helped lead us to the Peach Jam three years in a row. // Kentucky Sports Article

November 18, 2016: Billy Preston Chooses Kansas!

Congratulations to Billy on his decision to play at the University of Kansas! // Bleacher Report Video

November 16, 2016: Jay Jay Chandler to Texas A&M!

Congratulations to Jay Jay on his decision to play at Texas A&M! // TexasAgs Article

August 8, 2016: Isiah Jasey to Texas A&M!

Congrats to Isiah Jasey (6'9, 2017, Sunrise Christian) on his verbal to Texas A&M today!.

June 30, 2016: RJ Nembhard Headed to TCU!

Congratulations to RJ Nembhard (2017, Keller HS) on his commitment to play for Texas Christian Universtiy// Article

June 6, 2016: Houston Hoops Headed to the Peach Jam!

The Houston Hoops received one of four at-large bids to participate in the 2016 Nike EYBL Finals (aka Peach Jam) in Augusta July 6-10. // D1 Circuit Article

March 17, 2016: De'Aaron Fox Named Texas Gatorade Player of the Year!

The well-deserved honors keep coming for De'Aaron Fox (2016, Cy Lakes HS, UK commit) // USA Today Article

January 18, 2016: De'Aaron Fox Is A McDonald's All American!

Congrats to De'Aaron (2016, Cy Lakes HS, UK commit) on becoming the 19th Houston player to participate in the McDonald's All American Games. De'Aaron will play on the East team March 30th at Chicago's United Center. // McDonald's All American Website

November 13, 2015: De'Aaron Fox Commits to University of Kentucky

Congrats to De'Aaron (2016, Cy Lakes HS) on committing to the University of Kentucky! He is one of the finest you men to have worn the Houston Hoops jersey in 25 years. // ESPN Video & Article / Official Hoopmixtape

October 5, 2015: AJ Lawson to University of North Texas

Congrats to AJ (2016, Bryan HS) on committing to the University of North Texas today! UNT will now have 3 Houston Hoops alum on their roster! // Article

August 11, 2015: Carsen Edwards to Purdue

Congrats to Carsen (2016, Atascocita HS) on committing to Purdue today! // Article

June 26, 2015: Two More Houston Hoops Alumni Now NBA Pros

Congratulations to Justise Winslow and Kelly Oubre who were drafted into the NBA last night #10 and #15 respectively. Justise will be taking his talents to the Miami Heat, and Kelly will be playing with the Washington Wizards. We are very proud to have had them represent the Houston Hoops. They are special men of the highest character!

June 20, 2015: Robert Williams to Texas A&M

Congratulations to Robert Williams (6'8, 2016, North Caddo, LA) on his commitment to play for Texas A&M!

May 25, 2015: Houston Hoops Are Headed to the Peach Jam!

The Houston Hoops finished the Nike EYBL regular season with an overall 13-4 record after going 4-1 this weekend in Minneapolis. // Nike EYBL Site w/Box Scores & Standings

April 26, 2015: Houston Hoops 9-3 after EYBL Session 3

The Houston Hoops are tied for 1st place in their division after the Houston Session of the EYBL // Nike EYBL Site w/Box Scores

April 26, 2015: Houston Hoops 7-1 after EYBL Session 2

The team leads their division after the Lexington Session!.// Nike EYBL Site w/Box Scores

April 12, 2015: Houston Hoops 4-0 in EYBL Session 1

The team had a great start in Virginia with wins over NY Lightning, Playground Elite, MOKAN Elite & Meanstreets.// Nike EYBL Site w/Box Scores

April 10, 2015: Nike EYBL Regular Season Schedule

Play is under way at Session 1 in Hampton, VA for the first live period of the April season.// Full Schedule & Live Scoreboard

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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The Houston Hoops basketball program is based on the involvement in athletics as a medium to address some of the many problems which face our youth today, specifically, problems with substance abuse and early withdrawal from school. Participating in athletics is one way of helping youth to stay in school and feel good about themselves and others by developing a positive and caring attitude.
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