Coach Mosley's 16U team had a very strong showing at the Las Vegas Super Showcase held July 20-24. The team finished with a 5-2 record and a 5th place finish. Congrats to the team on their oustanding performance and we look forward to future success as well. CLICK ON TITLE TO VIEW FULL TEAM PICTURE.
Former Texas Express All-American point guard Alexis Jones is now playing in the WNBA for the Minnesota Lynx. Her college accolades include: Two-time First Team All-Big 12 (2016, ’17) at Baylor after spending 2 years at Duke. After sitting 2014-15 as transfer, made immediate impact — 2016 Big 12 Newcomer of Year, an All-Big 12, All-Big 12 Tournament., and NCAA Dallas Regional All-Tournament pick plus Hon. Mention All-America (WBCA). Followed that in 2016-17 by becoming 1 of 10 semifinalists for Lieberman award as top D-1 PG and All-Big 12 First Team. Finished No. 2 in program history in career 3PFG%; No. 4 in apg … 2016-17: Had triple-double (24p, 12r, 10a) vs. Okla. 1/29, joining B. Griner as only Bears to log one … Duke/2013-14: All-ACC Second Team (Coaches); started 28 games before being sidelined by torn ACL suffered 2/23 (just weeks after teammate Chelsea Gray, now of LA Sparks, injured knee). Ranked 2nd in ACC in assts/game at time of injury. 2012-13: ACC Frosh of Year; ACC Trnmnt MVP. Immediate starter; moved to PG when Gray was hurt. CLICK ON TITLE TO VIEW HER TOP WNBA PLAY
Former Texas Express All-American and University of Texas guard Andrew Jones elected to withdraw his name for the 2017 NBA Draft and return for his sophomore season. Jones recently participated in the NBA Draft Combine and attended several individual and group workouts for selected NBA teams. "I really enjoyed the experience, and I believe I got the most out of being able to play against top competition throughout this process," Jones said. "I would like to thank the NBA executives for allowing me to workout for them and participate in the combine. I feel that I learned a lot and hope to carry that over into my sophomore season." During his freshman season, Jones played in all 33 games (23 starts). He tied for the team lead in assists (117, 3.5 apg) and ranked second in steals (41), third in scoring (11.4 ppg), fourth in minutes played (27.9 mpg) and tied for fourth in rebounding (3.9 rpg). Jones reached double figures in scoring 22 times this season and converted 77.5 percent (86-111) from the free throw line. In Big 12 Conference play, he averaged 12.1 points in 31.5 minutes per contest and posted 71 assists against 45 turnovers (1.58 ratio). "Andrew has taken a mature approach to gathering feedback from NBA teams about areas where he can continue to grow," Smart said. "His work ethic has been terrific, and he is highly motivated to develop and help his team win. Our coaching staff is very excited to help him continue to move forward, on and off the court."
Cameron is a sophomore varsity guard for the Aledo boys basketball program. Only two players on the team earned Academic All District, earning straight A's. Cameron is currently ranked # 5 in his graduating class. Congrats Cameron! Keep up the great work in the classroom and on the court!
Kara Higdon plays on Varsity as the starting center at Fossil Ridge in Keller. We are excited to share that Kara was named Academic All district and received District Honorable Mention. In addition, Kara is enrolled in all AP classes and has a part time job. WAY TO GO KARA! KEEP UP THE AWESOME WORK!!