Linnae Harper stands only 5-feet-6, but the guard from Chicago has that "It" factor that makes her the No. 5 prospect in the ESPN HoopGurlz 2013 player rankings.
Mercedes Russell, Kaela Davis and Diamond DeShields are among the 35 players from the 2013 and 2014 classes invited by USA Basketball to try out for the U17 team that will play in the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Springfield-Willamette Oregon girls' basketball state championship game may not have been pretty, but Willamette coach Paul Brothers doesn't deserve criticism for his stalling tactics.
A special salute to high school stars and elite college prospects. And they're not always the same players.
The quartet of Mercedes Russell, Kailee Johnson, Jordan Reynolds and Jaime Nared has given coaches and scouts around the country a reason to talk about Oregon basketball.
Mercedes Russell used the West Coast Premier Spring Invitational to establish her elite status.