The Academy National Invitational has high expectations after an outstanding debut. However, the country's top teams and players plus plenty of local Houston talent may mean this year's event is even better. The ANI will be held December 27-30 with the Texas division and the national division titles on the 30th. The venue is the Campbell Center, which seats 4,700 fans. The event has 7 of the eight national team ranked in USA Today's preseason Top 20, including three teams among the top four.
December 16, 2002
6-1 point guard Troy Aaron of Lake Charles (LA) St. Louis Catholic has become the fourth player to commit to Tulane. Aaron, who played at the Nike All-American Camp in July, was the MVP in Class AAA last season. He averaged 24 points per game and St. Louis finished 25-6 last season, losing in the state regionals.
October 16, 2002