Category Archives: Basketball Recruiting

The Inside Scoop – 8/1/16

Josh Thompson. (Justin Wells/IT)

Let’s talk roster numbers. Let’s talk to new recruiting targets. Let’s talk coaches calling kids at midnight. And let’s talk hoops and where UT stands with a few of his prime prospects. It’s Monday, let’s talk about the Inside Scoop.

The Inside Scoop – 7/9/16

Baron Browning, (Justin Wells/IT)

The IT guys hit the road in Beaverton for The Opening and College Station for the State 7-on-7 Championships. We talk 5-stars, elites, and best of the best this week. Inside Texas is road tripping for the Scoop.

Hamm picks the Horns

Royce Hamm. (

While the 2016 class was just finalized last month, Texas’ 2017 recruiting haul got kick started today when Aldine forward Royce Hamm gave his verbal commitment to coach Shaka Smart and the Longhorns.

The Inside Scoop – 6/17/16

Bobby Brown. (courtesy of Max Preps)

This week’s Scoop profiles the Longhorns satellite camps from this week. Eric was in Houston and Justin hits Dallas. We’ve got names, notes, quote, and who might be offer worthy. Plus, Preston looks at three new hoops offers from Shaka Smart and his staff as they start to build the 2017 class. The Inside Scoop is on the scene.

The Inside Scoop – 6/10/16

Chevin Calloway. (courtesy of Calloway)

We play everyone’s favorite recruiting game; Percentages. Some of UT’s top targets have a busy summer and we’ll breakdown each. We also look at a few newer prospects to appear on the Longhorns radar with notes and quotes. We take a closer look at what Texas Basketball will look like in 2016-17, and a surprise visitor is on campus today. So much goodness, so much Scoop.

The Inside Scoop – PART I (6/3/16)

Devin Duvernay. (Justin Wells/IT)

As The Best Offseason Ever turns we take a deeper look into the series of episodes going on at Baylor. This thing has more spin-offs and characters than Law and Order, there just doesn’t to be any law and order. It’s unfortunate that some special victims are being punished for crimes they did not commit.

Here’s Part I of this week’s Scoop.

5-star Allen commits to Texas

Jarrett Allen. (edit by Shane Ware)

AUSTIN — There’s nothing like home. At least to Jarrett Allen.

The Texas Longhorns Basketball team got a big commitment today when local 5-star product, Allen, from St. Stephens Academy in Austin, made his UT decision official.