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St. Anthony Catholic High fires head coach for playing ineligible Charles Bassey

Despite being ruled ineligible to play basketball in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), Charles Bassey, Tuesday 29 November, played for St. Anthony Catholic High School. The action subsequently led to the sack of Jeff Merritt, Yellow Jackets head coach. Dr. Rene Escobedo, St. Anthony principal, said ...

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Charles Bassey, Udoka Azubuike headline 2016 Jordan Brand Classic

Charles Bassey and Udoka Azubuike are two Nigerians participating in the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic basketball tournament in New York. Bassey and Azubuike were selected alongside other elite high school basketball players to participate at the annual event. Bassey, a 6’10 forward/center represents Nigeria on the International Team at the ...

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Charles Bassey earns All-Tournament Team selection at Varsity Basketball Tournament

Nigerian-born Charles Bassey led St. Anthony Catholic High School to a third place victory at the 4th Annual Alumni Association Varsity Basketball Tournament, which was concluded last Saturday. The 6’10 centre from Lagos, Nigeria was selected into the All-Tournament Team at the end of the event that lasted from 19-21 ...

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