Pearland athletes in action: Men's basketball
The following men's basketball players, both with Pearland high school ties, have scheduled action this week:
Terry Allen, University of Richmond
High school: Manvel High School
This week: Thursday, Jan. 24, versus Virginia Commonwealth University
About Allen: Allen is a freshman forward for the University of Richmond. He is a 2012 graduate of Manvel High School, where he was named all-state and 4A Player of the Year as a senior. He was also a nominee for Mr. Basketball for the state of Texas and was 4A Player of the Year in 2012. He scored 1988 points and grabbed 1,050 career rebounds. He also had 215 steals. Allen is from Houston and is the son of Benton and Stefanie Tyson.
Jamal Fenton, University of New Mexico
Wednesday, Jan. 23, versus Colorado State University
Saturday, Jan. 26, at San Diego State University
About Fenton: Fenton was rated a three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com entering his senior season of play at Cesar E. Chavez in 2008-09 playing for head coach Kevin Pullum. He was also ranked in the top 10 in the Houston area by RCSSports.com and top 20 in Texas by TexasHoops.com. He is the son of Hyron and Gail Fenton.
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