June 10, 2008

Young Texas talent takes over at B/CS GASO

It was an interesting scene at the Great American Shootout in Bryan/College Station this past weekend. While at most AAU tournaments, observers usually gravitate to the top divisions. In the NBA division, the top division and home to mostly 17U teams in the Great American Shootout, observers were still plentiful at the A&M Rec Center.

But it was the NCAA division that has the star power with a number of young players from the state of Texas showcasing their skills. Most notably, class of 2011 guard Jamal Branch and class of 2012 guard J'Mychal Reese.

Both players led their teams to a championship in the event. Reese, who normally plays with the top team for Houston Hoops with 2009 stars Tommy Mason-Griffin and Garlon Green alongside 2010 prospect Tobi Oyedeji, played with his future Bryan High School teammates at the Great American Shootour.

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