Kevin Hervey

Kevin Hervey Scouting Report

April 28, 2018 R. C. Harris 0

Most hoops fans have probably never heard of him, but Kevin Hervey has been one of the best players in college basketball since 2015. Such is life in the Sun Belt Conference. Hervey is arguably the most accomplished player in UT Arlington basketball history, leaving the program as the all-time career leader in total rebounds and double-doubles, second all-time in points scored, and fifth all-time in 3-point field goals made.

Alize Johnson

Alize Johnson Scouting Report

April 25, 2018 R. C. Harris 0

Over the last eight years, Alize Johnson has gone from being a virtual unknown to a draft prospect that is on everyone’s radar, and the path that he has traveled has been anything but straight and easy. He’s made it this far with hard work, determination, and grittiness, and those traits show up in his game.

Coach's Clipboard

Should They Stay or Should They Go?

April 19, 2018 R. C. Harris 0

The NBA’s deadline for early entries declaring for the draft is fast approaching (April 22).  Many have already declared or announced that they are staying in school, and this year, like every year, I am surprised by some of the decisions because the chances for failure appear to far outweigh the chances for success. Of course, it is not fair of me to judge anyone’s [ . . . ]

Trae Young

Notes from the First Four Weeks

December 8, 2017 R. C. Harris 0

The college basketball season started just four weeks ago, and we have already seen some amazing hoops. The usual holiday events were bolstered this season by the 16-team PK80 mega tournament. In the “Motion Bracket” of the PK80, the final four alone (Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, and Texas) produced three overtime games and a thrilling championship, with Duke overcoming a 17-point deficit to beat Florida by [ . . . ]

Grayson Allen vs UConn

2017-18 College Basketball Preview

November 9, 2017 R. C. Harris 0

The focus of Hoops Prospects is evaluating talent for pro basketball, and our current watch list consists of more than 300 draft-eligible prospects who are either playing college basketball or international pro ball. With the start of the college season right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to tally the players on our watch list and rank the top 25 teams based [ . . . ]

Luka Doncic

Initial Mock Draft Released

October 18, 2017 R. C. Harris 0

And the first pick of the 2018 NBA Draft is . . .  Slovenia’s Luka Doncic, according to our initial 2017-18 Mock Draft.  Nearly an infinite number of things could change between now and June’s actual draft, but right now, we like the all-around, polished game that the young Real Madrid star brings to the table.  We are currently projecting Doncic to be taken by [ . . . ]