Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Jasmine Robinson interview on She Got Game

Overton High Guard, Jasmine "Tootie" Robinson interview on She Got Game.

Patosha Jeffery Mentorship Program

Patosha Jeffery will be offering an EXCLUSIVE Mentorship Program

But, Not Everyone is Accepted into the Program

For information, visit Patosha Jeffery Mentorship Program

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Adrienne Pratcher to Texas A&M

Updated 3:45pm has released the story PG Pratcher picks Texas A&M.

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According to, East guard, Adrienne Pratcher, has committed to Texas A&M.

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Southwest TN 2008-2009 Roster

The 2008-2009 Southwest TN Community College roster has been released. It includes several Memphis players including:

Jakena Jordan, Kingsbury
Tiesha Hughes, Booker T. Washington
Georgette McCullar, Hamilton
Jermerce Johnson, Kirby
Keturah Martin, East
Lajuanese Riley, Kirby

For the complete roster, click here

Monday, October 27, 2008

Millington Play Day This Saturday

Millington Girls Basketball Team will be hosting a Play Day this Saturday, November 1.

For teams participating and schedule, click here.

LaToya Bullard, Memphis Lady Tiger

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LaToya Bullard is a junior guard for the University of Memphis Lady Tigers.

According to 2008-2009 Memphis Media Guide, A 2005 graduate of Craigmont High School, Bullard had her No.23 high school jersey retired after helping the Lady Chiefs team to a 31-7 record her senior season and a 34-4 record her junior season. The No. 48 ranked player in Blue Star’s listing of the top 100 seniors in 2005, Bullard also was ranked No. 16 in the 2005 class by Full Court Press. She was a finalist for the 2005 McDonald’s All-American game and was named a TSWA 2005 All-State first team honoree. A runner-up for the 2005 Class AAA Tennessee Miss basketball, Bullard was a team captain every season at Craigmont. By the time she was a junior, Bullard had scored over 2300 career points. An honor roll student
at Craigmont, Bullard also competed in softball and track during the off-season and was named a Commercial Appeal Best of Preps her junior and senior seasons... In 2004, she was the lone representative from the state of Tennessee chosen to represent the South at the USA Basketball Women’s Youth Development Festival in Colorado Springs, which featured 48 of the top juniors in the country. That honor followed a USA Today All-American honor she received following her sophomore season and a
Street & Smith Honorable mention award, which she received in 2002 and 2003...At Craigmont, Bullard was an All-Metro First Team honoree every year since eighth grade and also played AAU ball with the Memphis Showboats, a team coached by her father, David.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Free Girls Basketball Camp in Memphis, TN

Patosha Jeffery's 1st Annual Granny's Girls Basketball Camp will be held on November 29, 2008 from 10:00am -2:00pm. This camp is a tribute to Patosha's grandmother, Mattie Mae Woods, who passed from lung cancer earlier this year. The American Cancer Society will be benefiting from the camp.

Visit Granny's Camp for more detailed information.

HerHoops release Middle School Fab 5 has released their Middle School Pre-Season Fab 5.

1. Snowden
2. Havenview
3. Germantown
4. Craigmont
5. Ridgeway

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Super 80 Fall League Top Performers

The Super 80 Girls Fall League featured some of the most talented players in the Memphis and Midsouth area. Here is a listing of the Top Performers of the league.

Hasina Muhammad (White Station) - She showed up and delivered every single game she played in. Very athletic, Great anticipator, will penetrate to the basket and unselfish distributor

Ashley Tate (Ridgeway) - Took one week off and came back ready to play. Displayed her quickness and loves to penetrate

Shervonte' Bright (Hamilton) - OMG!!! Her first game she was a monster. Just dominated in points and on the board. A lefty, long, athletic, great defender, not afraid to hit the boards, played in the post, but has great size to play 2 or 3 position.

Charnera Macklin (East) - Has expanded her game. She has added range, can shoot off the dribble, awesome leaping ability

Cortrice Golden (Overton) - A beast in the paint. Has a nice soft touch on her shot and powerful in the paint, a post with ball handling skills

Candis Clear (East) - 3 point threat Do Not Leave her open.

Jasmine Robinson (Overton) - This young lady does not lack confidence. very aggressive to the basket, has range,

Laurien Williams (Whitehaven) - This young lady is fast. Quick and aggressive

Jasmine Gardner (Mitchell) - Her game is coming along. She is about 6'2-6'3, extremely agile for height, face up post that can get to the basket, shot blocker

Jasmine Trotter (Marion, AR) - Very impressed with her. She is about 6'2-6'3, shot blocker and can take over a game.

Super 80 Fall League Championship Recap

Hasina Muhammad, Tournament MVP

On Saturday, October 11, 2008, there was a battle going on for the Super 80 Fall League Championship title between the Shock and Comets. It took 3 overtime periods to decide who would be crowned the champion. In the end, the Shock were victorious outscoring the Comets 39-35.

Box Score
Shock 39
Hasina Muhammad 12 points 4 Steals 2 Rebounds
Shervonte' Bright 10 points 7 Rebounds 1 Steal
Jasmine Stafford 6 points 8 Rebounds
Ebony Hayes 4 points 5 Rebounds
Kenesha Jackson 4 points 5 Rebounds 1 Steal
Arkela Ware 3 points 1 Rebound 1 Steal

Comets 35
Jasmine Robinson 20 points 6 Rebounds
Charnera Macklin 9 points 6 Rebounds
Rachel Oaks 6 points 2 Rebounds 2 Steals
Angelia Peoples 2 points
Candis Clear 2 points 3 Rebounds 1 Steal

Jasmine Taylor joins Jazmine Taylor

Central's Jasmine Taylor has decided that Arkansas State University is where she would like to continue her basketball career. Jasmine will be joining former Ridgeway point guard, Jazmine Taylor, who is a junior.

For more click here.

2008-2009 Freshman Schedule

A draft version of the 2008-2009 Freshman schedule is now available.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Millington Play Day Schedule, November 1, 2008

Millington High School girls basketball team will be hosting a play day on November 1, 2008.

Updated: 10/29/08 11:15am

Front Gym
8:00 Millington vs Fairley
9:00 Briarcrest vs Ridgeway
10:00 Millington vs Bolivar Central
11:00 Manassas vs Briarcrest
12:00 Ridgeway vs Bolivar Central
1:00 Briarcrest vs Fairley
2:00 Melrose vs Ridgeway
3:00 Manassas vs Bolton
4:00 Millington vs Melrose

Back Gym
8:00 Bolton vs Bolivar Central
9:00 Manassas vs Melrose
11:00 Bolton vs Fairley

Free Girls Basketball Camp in Memphis, TN

Patosha Jeffery's 1st Annual Granny's Girls Basketball Camp will be held on November 29, 2008 from 10:00am -2:00pm. This camp is a tribute to Patosha's grandmother, Mattie Mae Woods, who passed from lung cancer earlier this year. The American Cancer Society will be benefiting from the camp.

Visit Granny's Camp for more detailed information.

HerHoops Pre-Season Team Rankings has released their Pre-Season Fab 5 Team Ranking.

1. Millington
2. Central
3. Lausanne
4. Overton
5. East

For more click here.

Kaitlin Murphy, Chi Chi Okwumabua, Jessica Green Commits

According to the Commercial Appeal, Memphis Lady Elite AAU teammates Kaitlin Murphy, Chi Chi Okwumabua and Jessica Green each recently committed to play college basketball next season. Murphy, a 5-5 guard who averaged 11.4 points and 4.3 assists as a junior at White Station last season, committed to Furman University. The 5-11 Okwumabua, who averaged 14.5 points and 6.8 rebounds last season at White Station, committed to Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Green, a 5-8 senior guard from Lausanne, committed to Christian Brothers University.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Friday, October 10, 2008

Whitney Houston Injured

According to the University of Colorado's website, former Hillcrest standout, Whitney Houston, will use her redshirt this season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee during fall individual workouts. She is expected to return to the Buffaloes back court in 2009 with two years of eligibility remaining.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

ESPN Hoopgurlz Tennessee Tip Sheet

Photo Credit: Mark Lewis Hoopgurlz

Several Memphis Players got themselves some national attention with their performance this past weekend during the Blue Star Fall Showcase at the University of Memphis and Tournament of the Elites Fall Finish at St. Benedict.

Ashley Robinson (Millington), Ashley Tate (Ridgeway), Shae Nelson (Cordova), Carnecia Williams (White Station), Jasmine Trotter (Marion, AR), Jemil Jefferson (Bartlett), Hasina Muhammad (Ridgeway), Aaliyah Whiteside (Central), Nina Davis (Havenview), Ebony Hayes (Havenview) and Marisa Knox received some nice evaluations from Mark Lewis of Hoopgurlz.

Photo Credit: Mark Lewis Hoopgurlz

For the entire ESPN Hoopgurlz Tip sheet click here.

Free Girls Basketball Camp in Memphis, TN

Patosha Jeffery's 1st Annual Granny's Girls Basketball Camp will be held on November 29, 2008 from 10:00am -2:00pm. This camp is a tribute to Patosha's grandmother, Mattie Mae Woods, who passed from lung cancer earlier this year. The American Cancer Society will be benefiting from the camp.

Visit Granny's Camp for more detailed information.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Tournament of the Elites Recap

The Team Memphis Elite AAU organization sponsored Tournament of the Elites was held at St Benedict school in Cordova, TN. It featured several Memphis Elite teams along with Memphis Select, Louisville Lady Legends, Memphis Lady Disciples, NLGS Wolfpack State, Mississippi Fire, St. Louis Hoops and Memphis Idlewild Fury.

Several college coaches were in attendance representing Louisville, UT Martin, Memphis, Ole Miss, Christian Brothers University, UAB and Henderson State....

The Memphis Elite's 15U AAU National Champions showed exactly how they became the 2008 Champions. The team features point guards, Lauren Avant (Lausanne), Breanna Williams (Lausanne), and Jasmine Newsome (Millington); shooting guards Shae Nelson (Cordova), Desiree Phillips (Manasas) and Hanna Summerfield (Lausanne), and small forward/swing man Olivia Maddox (Millington).

The Memphis Select was lead by guard Katelyn Butler-Morris (Lausanne), Ashley Jones (Collierville) and sister, Victoria Jones (Collierville).

Memphis Idlewild Fury represented with Shervonte' Bright (Hamilton) and Victoria White (Hamilton) leading the way.

Ashley Shields, WNBA CHAMPION

Ashley Shields and the Detroit Shock defeated the Silver Stars 76-60 to win the WNBA Championship.

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Friday, October 3, 2008

Blue Star Fall Showcase Memphis Recap

The Blue Star Fall Showcase was held at the University of Memphis Recreation Center. There were several college coaches in the house from Memphis, Southern Mississippi, Tennessee State University, Christian Brothers University, etc. The college coaches should not have been disappointed because the gym was full of talent.

Several 8th graders came out to show that they can compete with the high school players including Ebony Hayes, Nina Davis, Amber Holmes, and Shunice Herron.

The big girls did not disappoint either. Danielle Ballard (Central) showed that she has defensive and anticipation skills stealing the ball left and right. Jasmine Trotter (Marion, AR) displayed that at 6'4 she can run the floor. Erica Burgess (Central) demonstrated her quickness. Kaitlyn Butler-Morris (Lausanne) is looking more and more like herself slashing and penetrating to the basket. Charnera Macklin (East) blocked shots, grabbed rebounds, and showed that she can shoot off the dribble. Ashley Tate (Ridgeway) continued to show that she comes to play every time she steps on the court. She hustled, dished the ball, and penetrated to the basket. Daria Hester (Booker T. Washington) started out a little rusty but picked it up using her body and power in the post and displaying her range. Arkela Jones (Overton) showed her point guard abilities and court awareness. Cristyn Hopper (Arlington) and Candis Clear (East) showed their 3 point range. Jasmine Taylor (Central) was all over the court rebounding, passing from the post position, and shooting the 3. Katya Lloyd (Craigmont) showed how powerful and explosive she is at the point position.

Some of the more nationally known and already committed players where in the house.
Sarah Watkins (Houston), Lauren Avant (Lausanne), and Ashley Robinson (Millington). Jasmine James (Bartlett) came out to show her support.

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir a Memphis Lady Tiger

The University of Memphis Lady Tiger Womens Basketball program has landed another committment.

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir of Springfield, Massachusetts. Abdul-Qaadir averaged 29.3 points as a junior for New Leadership, a rising Division III program. Her career point total, after four varsity seasons, stands at 2,184. She scored 675 points while leading the Wildcats to the sectional semifinals last March, and she is 526 shy of matching the state record held by Southwick's Rebecca Lobo.

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

Nicole Dickson commits to Memphis

According to ESPN Hoopgulz, Nicole Dickson, a versatile 6-foot forward from Greeneville, Tenn., has given a verbal commitment to the University of Memphis, according to high school coach Stacia Crumbley. Dickson, a finalist for Tennessee's Miss Basketball as a junior in 2008, plays at Greeneville High School. Crumbley said Dickson commited during a home visit from Memphis coaches Monday night.

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ESPN Hoopgurlz in Memphis

ESPN Hoopgurlz will be in Memphis this weekend, October 3-4, covering the Blue Star Fall College Showcase at the University of Memphis and Tournament of the Elites Fall Finish at St Benedict.

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Memphis Middle School Basketball Schedule Available

A draft version of the 2008-2009 MIAA Middle School Basketball Schedule is available.

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