Posts Tagged ‘Recruiting’

Austin picks Baylor

Monday, August 9th, 2010

One of Texas’ 2012 targets, center Isaiah Austin, took his name off the recruiting boards by verbally committing to Baylor University today.  Austin was considering Texas, Kansas, Kentucky, Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Iowa, and Arizona.  Now that ESPN’s 7th ranked player in the 2012 class has committed to Big XII rival Baylor, what post player will Texas switch their focus to?

Kabongo excels at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Myck Kabongo at the U18 FIBA Americas Championship for Men

Ross Davis/FIBA Americas

Toronto PG and Texas 2011 commit, Myck Kabongo, helped Team Canada take 3rd place in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men which was held this year in San Antonio, Texas from June 26th-30th.  Kabongo finished the tournament averaging 19.8 points and 6.4 assists per game.  His scoring average ranked 4th overall and he lead the tournament in assists. The complete list of statistical leaders can be found here.

Team Canada beat Team Argentina 86-83 in overtime to take the bronze medal.  Team USA took home the gold medal after beating Team Brazil 81-78 in the championship game.  USA, Brazil, Canada, and Argentina qualified for the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men which will be played in Latvia from June 30th to July 10th.