Get to Know the HGSL: Texas Hardwood Prospects Elite

Social Media Handle: Twitter: @THPElite

Director: Marcus Winn Sr. (Director/17U Coach)

Coaches: Zach Urbanus (17U Head Coach); Tim Williams (17U Coach)

Notable Alumni:

Deron Belford (’11)-Texas State Univ.
Devonte Brown (’11)-Indiana State Univ.
Malcolm Canada (’11)-Univ. of Auburn
Jalen Harris (’11)-West Point
Karim York (’11)-Prairie View A&M Univ.
Tevin Bellinger (’12)-Prairie View A&M Univ.
Jamal Shabazz (’12)-Samford Univ.
Justin Graham (’13)-Univ. of Hartford
Corey Scott (’13)-Texas Tech Univ.
Marchale Lotts (’14)-Canisius College
Armoni Brooks (’16)-Univ. of Houston
Jeffery Gary (’17)-Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington
Tim Holland (’17)-Univ. of Texas Arlington
Avery Sullivan (’17)-Univ. of Lamar
Mark Wilson (’17)-Coppin State Univ.
Davion Buster (’18)-Univ. of Lamar

Team analysis: The Texas Hardwood Prospects Elite (THP Elite) is a top-tier select basketball organization in Austin, Texas. Through the use of fundamentally sound basketball principles, intense competition, and the development of valuable life skills, players will grow into poised student-athletes.

Over the past decade, THP Elite has done a great job of finding and developing players within their program. Since 2011, THP has had close to a dozen players from the AAU program receive division one scholarships. “Our goal each season is to provide each STUDENT-ATHLETE an opportunity to play basketball at the collegiate level as well as obtain a quality post-secondary education,” said Director Marcus Winn Sr.

Dylan Disu

THP Elite comes into the 2018 AAU HGSL with another roster loaded with talent. 6’7 junior Dylan Disu boasts a numerous division one offers and is starting to gain traction with Big 12 schools as well. 6’4 wing Isaac Bullard has interests from: Sam Houston, Texas State, UT Rio Grande Valle, UTSA, Holy Cross, SFA, Illinois St., Tulsa. Eddie Burgess has interests from Texas State, John Brown, Northern Colorado, Weber St, Sam Houston St. Rounding out the roster is Carson Donahue, Trace Young, Tyrone Perry, Brian Batts, Charlie Anderson, Aleu Aleu.

Stat to know: 6’7 junior Dylan Disu (pictured) is a name to watch out for the HGSL circuit this year. Disu has a non-stop motor and wide array of skills that have college coaches drooling when watching him play live. Disu boast offers from Stanford, Rice and Northern Colorado, but he is starting to garner the attention of some Big 12 schools as well.

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