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Changes made at the 2020 TN Fall Meetings

1.Expanded high school throwball nationals (16 teams-set to begin 2022-2023 season)
Proposed Bracket (Dates in 2023):

March 6
1.
16.

8.
9.

March 6
5.
12.

4.
13.

March 7
6.
11.

3.
14.

March 7
7.
10.

2.
15.

(Round of 8 March 8-9)
(Final Four March 11)
(Championship March 13)

2.Edited bracket for Off-Season High School Regionals (to begin in 2021 off-season)

Proposed bracket for single region
(1 and 2 seeds get bye into round 2) (Dates for 2021)

Round 1

August 2-Game #1
8.
9.

August 2-Game #2
7.
10.

Round 2

August 3-Game #3
1.
8./9.

August 3-Game #4
4.
5.

August 3-Game #5
2.
7./10.

August 3-Game #6
3.
6.

Round 3

August 4-Game #7
Game #3 Winner
Game #4 Winner

August 4-Game #8
Game #5 Winner
Game #6 Winner

August 6, 7, 8 (If necessary, best two out of three game series)
Game #7 Winner
Game #8 Winner

Final Four/Championship Bracket Bracket

Final Four

August 10, 11, 12
Regional Winner
Regional Winner

August 10, 11, 12
Regional Winner
Regional Winner

Championship

August 14, 15, 16
Regional Winner/Regional Winner
Regional Winner/Regional Winner

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2021 SF Porter picks Arizona State

Chino Hills High School Forward Reed Porter has announced his decision to join top 2021 prospect Quinn Johnson (PG) and Diana Mata (C) as commits in Arizona State’s 2021 class. The 2021 talent chose Arizona State over Gonzaga and USC.

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2021 TN 100:Senior rankings following camp

1.Quinn Johnson (1PG) Phoenix,AZ (Huff PHSCP) Committed:Arizona State
2.Sean Thompson (1SG) Canton,OH (Canton Day) Signed:Michigan State
3.Katon Reed (1PF) Louisville,KY (LA Prep) Undecided
4.Greg Michael (1C) Fayetteville,AR (Bentonville) Signed:Arkansas
5.Wilson Conley (1SF) West Memphis,AR (Marion) Committed:Tennessee
6.Nick Houston (2SG) Chicago,IL (Prep) Signed:Ohio State
7.Jerell Wiseman (2SF) Memphis,TN (Highland Park) Undecided
8.Mustapha Bagley (2PF) Phoenix,AZ (Hillcrest Prep) Undecided
9.Quivarious Reed (3PF) Little Rock,AR (LR Catholic) Signed:Mississippi State
10.Christian Kiser (3SF) Louisville,KY (Louisville Catholic) Undecided
11.James Snyder (2C) Seattle,WA (Seattle East) Signed:Oregon
12.Benny Tucker (4PF) Durham,NC (WS Episcopal) Undecided
13.Hughes Hicks (3SG) Baltimore,MD (Oak Hill) Undecided
14.William Nelson (1Goalie) Dallas,TX (Highland Park) Undecided
15.Quinton Lewis (2PG) Boston,MA (Boston Christian) Committed:Syracuse
16.Grayson Lee (5PF) North Little Rock,AR (North Little Rock) Committed:Texas A&M
17.George Alexander (3C) Portland,OR (Portland Prep) Undecided
18.Jonathan McGee (4SF) Syracuse,NY (Southern New York) Signed:Syracuse
19.Kailon Mitchell (5SF) Los Angeles,CA (LA Prep) Undecided
20.Jonathan Thomas (6PF) Naples,FL (Naples) Undecided
21.Wells Lien (4C) Savannah,GA (Athens Christian) Undecided
22.Jackson Hughes (3PG) Little Rock,AR (LR Catholic) Undecided
23.Dee-Dee Matthews (7PF) Chino Hills,CA (Chino Hills) Committed:USC
24.Brandon Ulis (4PG) Southfield,MI (Naples) Undecided
25.Mitchell Moore (4SG) Orlando,FL (Montverde) Undecided
26.Ned Brown (2Goalie) Seattle,WA (Seattle East) Undecided
27.Jed Jenkins (5C) Greensboro,NC (Oak Hill) Undecided
28.Victor Thompson (8PF) Fort Worth,TX (Highland Park) Signed:USC
29.Sean Wilson (6SF) Fort Wayne,IN (La Lumiere) Undecided
30.Alexander Hamilton (5PG) Hartford,CT (Hartford) Committed:Connecticut
32.Jeff Young (6PG) Naples,FL (Naples) Undecided
33.Kris Meeks (6C) Charlotte,NC (Charlotte Catholic) Signed:North Carolina
34.Ju Johnson (7PG) New Orleans,LA (New Orleans) Undecided
35.Shawn Mitchell (7SF) Happy Valley,PA (Happy Valley) Undecided
36.Quinn Laimer (8SF) Des Moines,IA (La Lumiere) Undecided
37.Ben Joe (8PG) Santa Fe,NM (Fe Episcopal) Committed:LSU
38.Xi Nelson (9PG) Canton,OH (Canton Day) Undecided
39.Chris Plemons Jr. (9PF) Crossett,AR (Fayetteville) Undecided
40.Fred Lister (3Goalie) Nashville,TN (Nashville Prep) Undecided
41.Quest Pinson (9SF) Black Mountain,NC (Black Mountain) Undecided
42.Reese Pointer (10PF) Euguene,OR (Eugene Catholic) Undecided
43.Az Tanner (10PG) Salem,UT (Salem) Undecided
44.Greg Brooks (7C) Syracuse,NY (Southern New York) Undecided
45.Cooper Fisken (5SG) Little Rock,AR (LR Central) Undecided
46.Michael Diggs (11PG) Indianapolis,IN (La Lumiere) Undecided
47.Daniel Behling (10SF) Orange,CA (Orange Lutheran) Undecided
48.Eric Riggins (12PG) Austin,TX (Austin) Undecided
49.Joe Sills (4Goalie) Albuquerque,NM (LA Prep) Undecided
50.Malachi Freeman (13PG) Knoxville,TN (Knoxville) Committed:Tennessee
51.Kaden Mitchell (11SF) Las Vegas,NV (Bishop Gorman) Undecided
52.Joe Traylor (8C) Kansas City,MO (Montverde) Undecided
53.Casey Dassinger (7SG) Columbia,SC (Columbia) Undecided
54.Tom Walker (14PG) Raleigh,NC (Raleigh Christian) Committed:Duke
55.Greg Hughes (11PF) Baltimore,MD (Oak Hill) Committed:Virginia Tech
56.Victor Thompson (12SF) Columbus,OH (Columbus Day) Undecided
57.Jackson Wilbourn (5Goalie) Little Rock,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
58.Greg Jonas (6Goalie) Oklahoma City,OK (La Lumiere) Undecided
59.Ned Wright (12PF) Orlando,FL (Orlando Christian Prep) Undecided
60.John Dumars (8SG) Detroit,MI (La Lumiere) Undecided
61.Michael Johnson (13SF) Tampa,FL (Tampa Private) Committed:Florida Atlantic
62.Reed Porter (14SF) Chino Hills,CA (Chino Hills) Committed:Arizona State
63.Trevor Milx (9SG) Houston,TX (Manvel) Undecided
64.Diana Mata (9C) Congo,Africa (Oak Hill) Committed:Arizona State
65.Theo Dosunma (7Goalie) Chicago,IL (Prep) Committed:Ohio State
66.Max Houston (10C) Charlotte,NC (Atlanta Christian) Committed:Atlanta
67.Christian Jones (15PG) Desoto,TX (Oak Hill) Committed:Arkansas
68.Jadon Wilson (11SG) Las Vegas,NV (Bishop Gorman) Undecided
69.Trey Odor (10SG) Madison,WI (Madison) Undecided
70.Bob Lee (8Goalie) Houston,TX (Manvel) Undecided
71.Kenny Hatfield (16PG) Little Rock,AR (LR Central) Undecided
72.Julius Johnson (17PG) Asheville,NC (Asheville) Committed:Virginia Tech
73.Victor Ludden (12SG) Waco,TX (Waco) Committed:TCU
74.Avery Jones (9Goalie) Knoxville,TN (Knoxville Prep) Undecided
75.Greg Lee (11C) Houston,TX (Manvel) Committed:Texas A&M
76.Phillip Leach (13SG) Providence,RI (Providence) Undecided
77.Fred Avery (18PG) Los Angeles,CA (St. John Bosco) Undecided
78.Cam Norman (14SG) Las Vegas,NV (Bishop Gorman) Signed:USC
79.Quin Grumbles (15SF) Maumelle,AR (Maumelle) Undecided
80.Sav Sutton (19PG) Louisville,KY (Louisville Catholic) Undecided
81.Jaz Norris (13PF) Spring Lake,MI (Spring Lake) Signed:Michigan State
82.Kenny Chao (21PG) Palo Alto,CA (Palo Alto) Signed:UCLA
83.Karsyn Shepard (16SF) New Orleans,LA (New Orleans) Signed:LSU
84.Chris Edwards (22PG) Houston,TX (Atascocita) SIgned:Purdue
85.Jakeb Lee (12C) Denver,CO (Denver Christian) Committed:Denver
86.Ari Vasquez (23PG) Mission,TX (Mission) Undecided
87.Ab Myers (15SG) Santa Fe,NM (Fe Episcopal) Undecided
88.August Tayler (17SF) Athens,GA (Athens Christian) Undecided
89.Devan Wright (10Goalie) Syracuse,NY (Southern New York) Commi
90.Devin Westcock (18SF) Columbia,SC (Columbia) Undecidedtted:Syracuse
91.Kenny Coleman (16SG) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
92.Shaun Bates (14PF) Greensboro,NC (Greensboro) Committed:North Carolina
93.Allen Maye (13C) San Antonio,TX (San Antonio) Undecided
94.Richard Vaughn (19SF) Omaha,NE (Omaha) Committed:Wisconsin
95.Kai Aguirre (24PG) New York,NY (New York Public) Undecided
96.Deven Frost (11Goalie) Eugene,OR (Eugene Catholic) Undecided
97.Victor Wiggins (17SG) Birmingham,AL (Birmingham) Undecided
98.Johnny Velazquez (25PG) San Antonio,TX (San Antonio) Undecided
99.Matt Wesensart (12Goalie) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep)
100.Alec Fisher (26PG) Shreveport,LA (Shreveport) Committed:LSU

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Everyone attending the 2020 TN Fall Meetings, Everything being discussed for changes at the 2020 TN Fall Meetings

Everyone attending:
Anthony Cook, Big 12 Throwball Director
Benton Cook, AtlanticWest Commissioner/Throwball Director
John Ellie, Big Ten Throwball Director
Bob Fillion, ACA/Big Southwest Commissioner/Throwball Director, Denver Throwball Director
George Hall, East/West Valley Commissioner/Throwball Director
Carter Huff, TN Founder, TN Reporter
Matt Johnson, TN Recruiting Director
Bob Leonard, NCAA T-Division President, VP of College Throwball
Brett Reddick, NTBL Commissioner
Jim Scott, Pac-12 Throwball Director
Jamie Williams, SEC Throwball Director
Pete Williams, ACC Throwball Director
Dylan Wilson, TN Reporter, Commissioner/Director of WTBL

Everything being discussed for change:
1.Expanded high school throwball nationals (16 teams-would begin 2022-2023 season)
Proposed Bracket (Dates in 2023):

March 6
1.
16.

8.
9.

March 6
5.
12.

4.
13.

March 7
6.
11.

3.
14.

March 7
7.
10.

2.
15.

(Round of 8 March 8-9)
(Final Four March 11)
(Championship March 13)

2.Edited bracket for Off-Season High School Regionals (would begin in 2021 off-season)

Proposed bracket for single region
(1 and 2 seeds get bye into round 2) (Dates for 2021)

Round 1

August 2-Game #1
8.
9.

August 2-Game #2
7.
10.

Round 2

August 3-Game #3
1.
8./9.

August 3-Game #4
4.
5.

August 3-Game #5
2.
7./10.

August 3-Game #6
3.
6.

Round 3

August 4-Game #7
Game #3 Winner
Game #4 Winner

August 4-Game #8
Game #5 Winner
Game #6 Winner

August 6, 7, 8 (If necessary, best two out of three game series)
Game #7 Winner
Game #8 Winner

Final Four/Championship Bracket Bracket

Final Four

August 10, 11, 12
Regional Winner
Regional Winner

August 10, 11, 12
Regional Winner
Regional Winner

Championship

August 14, 15, 16
Regional Winner/Regional Winner
Regional Winner/Regional Winner

3.NTBL Draft eligibility (currently players have to spend one year playing either college throwball, in the WTBL, or in the NTBL G-League, rule change would allow players to enter NTBL Draft right out of high school)

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2021 big man Lee commits to Texas A&M

2021 Five-Star talent Grayson Lee announced his commitment to Texas A&M over Arkansas and Texas. Lee is ranked number fourteen currently in the 2021 TN 100, and the number four ranked power forward.

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2022 TN 50:Junior rankings following camp

1.RJ Moore (1PG) Gainesville,FL (Gainesville) Undecided
2.Javier Jaeavo (2PG) Little Rock,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
3.Jonathan Gooseberry (1PF) Little Rock,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
4.Kelvin Joseph (1SF) Gainesville,FL (Gainesville) Undecided
5.Damon Antetokounmpo (2SF) Bentonville,AR (Bentonville) Undecided
6.Will Frazier (3PG) Miami,FL (Miami Catholic) Undecided
7.Jay Reed (2PF) Ft. Myer’s,FL (Naples) Committed:Naples
8.Cam Williams (4PG) Little Rock,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
9.Theo Matthews (3SF) High Point,NC (High Point) Undecided
10.Jrue Reed (5PG) Ft. Myer’s,FL (Naples) Committed:Naples
11.Chris Little (1C) Oxford,MS (Oxford) Undecided
12.Ben Wilson (4SF) Chicago,IL (Prep) Undecided
13.Benton Newman (1Goalie) Dallas,TX (Highland Park) Undecided
15.Az Johnson (2Goalie) Spring Lake,MI (Spring Lake) Undecided
16.Jonah Lewis (2C) New Orleans,LA (New Orleans) Undecided
17.Khasen Robinson (6PG) Little Rock,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
19.Christian Thompson (5SF) Virginia Beach,VA (Virginia Beach) Undecided
20.Lee Matthews (3Goalie) Atlanta,GA (Atlanta Christian) Undecided
21.Devin Wilkins (7PG) Eugene,OR (Eugene Catholic) Undecided
22.Chris Everett (3Goalie) Santa Fe,NM (Fe Episcopal) Undecided
23.Chris Todd (3PF) Spring Lake,MI (Spring Lake) Undecided
24.Joey Toliver (8PG) Los Angeles,CA (LA Prep) Undecided
25.TJ Thomas (6SF) Columbia,SC (Columbia) Undecided
26.MJ Mattison (4PF) Boise,ID (Montverde) Undecided
27.Thomas Levins (3C) Piscataway,NJ (Southern New York) Undecided
28.Wes Marks (4C) Fayetteville,AR (Fayetteville) Undecided
29.Charlie Williams (1SG) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
30.John Houston (4Goalie) Houston,TX (Manvel) Committed:LSU
31.Reed Powell (5PF) New Orleans,OR (New Orleans) Undecided
32.Javaris Thomas (6SF) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
33.Camp Norris (2SG) Little Rock,AR (Catholic) Undecided
34.Benny Brooks (8PG) Memphis,TN (East Memphis) Undecided
35.Jake Hicks (9PG) St. Simon’s Island,GA (St. Simon’s Island) Undecided
36.Jaxon Harper (7SF) Madison,WI (Madison) Undecided
37.Ben Nelson (5Goalie) Santa Fe,NM (Fe Episcopal) Committed:Texas A&M
38.Cam Clemons (10PG) Raleigh,NC (Millbrook) Undecided
39.Miles Porter (8SF) Columbia,MO (Nathan Hale) Undecided
40.Hayden Moore (6PF) Muskegon,MI (Muskegon) Undecided
41.Jack Hayes (5C) Oklahoma City, OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
42.Ben Milton (6C) Boise, ID (Oak Hill) Undecided
43.Victor Williams (3SG) Phoenix,AZ (Pinnacle) Undecided
44.N’Keal Evans (12PG) Fort Myer’s,FL (Fort Myer’s Day) Undecided
45.Will Plemons (10SF) DeSoto,TX (DeSoto) Undecided
46.Jonathan Harry (4SG) Dallas,TX (Bishop Dunne) Undecided
47.Evan Andrews (7PF) Columbia,SC (Columbia) Undecided
48.Andrew Backus (8PF) Phoenix,AZ (Hillcrest Prep) Undecided
49.Fred Porter (5SG) Oxford,MS (Oxford) Undecided
50.Hugh Golden (11SF) Bradenton,FL (IMG) Undecided

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2023 TN 25:Sophomore rankings following camp

1.MJ Monk (1SG) Bentonville,AR (Episcopal) Undecided
2.Nao Ugor (1PG) Nigeria,Africa (Montverde) Undecided
3.VJ Justice (1PF) Ft. Lauderdale,FL (LA Prep) Undecided
4.Christian Duval (2PG) New Castle,Delaware (IMG) Undecided
5.Zion Payne (3PG) Toledo,OH (Toledo) Undecided
6.Kris Knox (1SF) Phoenix,AZ (Hillcrest Prep) Undecided
7.Aaron Jones (4PG) Atlanta,GA (Atlanta Christian) Undecided
8.Kevin Gill (2SF) Chino Hills,CA (Chino Hills) Undecided
9.Ned Nelson (1Goalie) North Little Rock,AR (CAC) Undecided
10.Nate Oliver (2PF) Bronx,NY (Northern New York) Undecided
11.Malachi Altman (3SF) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
12.Bill Nix (1C) Seattle,WA (Seattle East) Undecided
13.John Williams (2C) Kirksville,MO (Kirksville) Committed:Missouri
14.Alex Little (3C) Oxford,MS (Oxford) Undecided
15.EJ Hurst (2SG) Cherokee Vlg.,VA (Oak Hill) Undecided
16.Victor Moore (4SF) Dallas,TX (Bishop Dunne) Undecided
17.AJ Richardson (5SF) Los Angeles,CA (LA Prep) Undecided
18.Greg Newman (4C) Bradenton,FL (IMG) Undecided
19.Clark Wallace (5PG) Durham,NC (La Lumiere) Undecided
20.Tevin Jackson (3SG) Ft. Myer’s,FL (Ft. Myer’s Day) Undecided
21.Fred Walton (2Goalie) Oklahoma City,OK (OKC Prep) Undecided
22.Theo Moore (6SF) Palo Alto,CA (Palo Alto) Undecided
23.Chris Lee (3Goalie) El Paso,TX (El Paso) Undecided
24.Luke Ervin (4SF) South Bend,IN (South Bend Catholic) Committed:Notre Dame
25.Howard Johnson (5C) Fargo,ND (Fargo) Undecided

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2022 PG Moore narrows decision to Florida or NTBL

The nation’s top junior, Point Guard RJ Moore announced on his twitter he will be playing at Florida, the NTBL G-League, or heading straight to the NTBL if it is allowed when he graduates high school. By making this decision Moore cuts LSU, Tennessee, and UCLA out of his decision.

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Former TCU players, signees make decisions on new schools

Former 2020 TCU signee, (Guard) Fred Cook has announced he has signed with Mississippi State and will join the team at the beginning of the school year. Cook joins his brothers, wings Mason Cook (senior) and Carter Cook (junior) in Starkville. Former 2020 TCU Signee, (Guard) Damon Lee, has signed with Oklahoma State. The four-star will also join his team at the beginning of the school year. TCU Senior big man DJ Wise has announced he will grad transfer and play his final season at Gonzaga. Former TCU Guards Devin Powell (Junior), Kris Payne (Senior), and big man Chrishaun Thomas (Senior) have opted out of the season and will prepare for the 2021 NTBL Draft. Top JUCO center and former TCU signee Daymon Lee will play at Virginia Tech.

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2020 High School Off-Season Regionals (Champion announced)

With High School Throwball’s new AAU era during the offseason, the High School Off-Season Regionals is the only tournament with real high school teams now.

Host:Episcopal Collegiate School

August 1-16

South Region (Little Rock,AR)

August 1

Game #1
7.New Orleans
10.Asheville

Game #2
8.Birmingham
9.Madison

August 2

Game #3
5.OKC Prep
7.New Orleans

Game #4
6.Prep
9.Madison

August 3

Game #5
3.Monteverde
5.OKC Prep

Game #6
4.LR Catholic
6.Prep

August 4

Game #7
1.Episcopal
3.Monteverde

Game #8
2.Highland Park
4.LR Catholic

August 5, 6, 7 (If necessary)
Games 9, 10, 11 (Best two out of three game series)
1.Episcopal 2
4.LR Catholic

East Region (Little Rock,AR)

August 1

Game #1
7.Boston Christian
10.Tampa Private

Game #2
8.Manvel
9.St. John Bosco

August 2

Game #3
5.Atlanta Christian
7.Boston Christian

Game #4
6.Athens Christian
8.Manvel

August 3

Game #5
3.Southern New York
7.Boston Christian

Game #6
4.Oak Hill
6.Athens Christian

August 4

Game #7
1.Naples
7.Boston Christian

Game #8
2.Gainesville
4.Oak Hill

August 5, 6, 7 (If necessary)

Games 9, 10, 11 (Best two out of three game series) (If necessary)
1.Naples 1
2.Gainesville 2

West Region (Little Rock,AR) (If necessary)

August 1

Game #1
7.Seattle West
10.Palo Alto

Game #2
8.Chino Hills
9.Fayetteville

August 2

Game #3
5.Portland Prep
7.Seattle West

Game #4
6.Eugene Catholic
8.Chino Hills

August 3

Game #5
3.Seattle East
7.Seattle West

Game #6
4.Hillcrest Prep
6.Eugene Catholic

August 4

Game #7
1.LA Prep
3.Seattle East

Game #8
2.Bishop Gorman
4.Hillcrest Prep

August 5, 6, 7 (If necessary)
Games 9, 10, 11 (Best two out of three game series) (If necessary)
1.LA Prep
4.Hillcrest Prep 2

Midwest Region (Little Rock,AR)

August 1

Game #1
7.Fe Episcopal
10.Spring Lake

Game #2
8.Charlotte Catholic
9.Orange Lutheran

August 2

Game #3
5.Canton Day
7.Fe Episcopal

Game #4 (Athens Christian bracketed twice, Orange Lutheran gets bye into August 3)
6.Athens Christian
9.Orange Lutheran

August 3

Game #5
3.Bentonville
5.Canton Day

Game #6
4.IMG
9.Orange Lutheran

August 4

Game #7
1.La Lumiere
3.Bentonville

Game #8
2.Louisville Catholic
4.IMG

August 5, 6, 7 (If necessary)
Games 9, 10, 11 (Best two out of three game series) (If necessary)
2.Louisville Catholic 1
3.Bentonville 2

Final Four (Dallas,TX)
Best two out of three game series for each match up
August 9,10,11
1.Episcopal 2/2.Gainesville 1
4.Hillcrest Prep 1/3.Bentonville 2

Final (Dallas,TX)
Best two out of three game series
August 12,13,14
1.Episcopal 2-CHAMPION
3.Bentonville 1