This week, the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches released their state rankings. From San Antonio to Lubbock and from Houston to El Paso, the TABC rankings provide an overview of the best teams in the Lone Star State. But what does this mean for fans of Texas basketball?
In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the TABC rankings and what they mean for the teams across the state. From the top-ranked San Antonio Clark to the 25th-ranked Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial, we’ll explore the teams that made the list and how they stack up against each other. We’ll also highlight some of the notable teams from Star Local Media’s coverage area that made the list.
At the top of the rankings is San Antonio Clark, who are 26-3 on the season and have earned the top spot in the TABC rankings. South Grand Prairie follows at number three with a 24-6 record, while San Antonio Brennan comes in at number six with a 28-4 record. Fort Bend Hightower (29-3) and Southlake Carroll (27-3) round out the top ten, with Lewisville Hebron (27-5) coming in at number ten.
In the Star Local Media coverage area, San Antonio Harlan (26-4), Fort Bend Austin (29-2), Houston Westfield (21-3), Beaumont Westbrook (29-3), Denton Braswell (25-7), Conroe Grand Oaks (25-6), Cypress Springs (27-8), and White Settlement Brewer (25-3) all made the list.
Moving down the list, we can see that some of the top teams in the state come from the private school ranks. Plano John Paul II (28-4) is the top-ranked private school, followed by Houston Christian (28-4) and Dallas Bishop Lynch (22-9). Forth Worth Nolan Catholic (23-10), Dallas Parish Episcopal (21-6), and San Antonio Antonian Prep (26-8) all make the top ten.
Finally, we have the small school rankings. Lubbock Monterey (26-3) is at the top, followed by Mansfield Timberview (31-3) and Pflugerville Hendrickson (28-5). Other notable teams in the small school rankings include Beaumont United (27-1), Arlington Martin (25-4), Pearland Dawson (26-5), San Antonio Brennan (24-7), Austin Westlake (27-4), Arlington Sam Houston (25-7), Mansfield Legacy (20-8), San Antonio Reagan (26-5), San Antonio Warren (26-6), Fort Bend Marshall (28-3), Fort Worth Wyatt (13-10), San Antonio Veterans Memorial (27-3), Mansfield Summit (26-4), Boerne Champion (27-3), South Oak Cliff (17-7), Frisco Liberty (22-6), Port Arthur Memorial (24-8), El Paso Chapin (23-6), Fort Worth Brewer (26-3), Corpus Christi Miller (24-5), Burleson Centennial (25-6), and Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial (22-10).
If you’re a fan of Texas basketball, this week’s TABC rankings are worth checking out. From the top-ranked teams to the small school rankings, the TABC rankings provide an overview of the best teams in the Lone Star State. Stay tuned for more updates on the TABC rankings as the season progresses!