SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (July 23, 2019) - The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) today announced the Class of 2020 for the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame. Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is proud of Women's Basketball Head Coach Stacy Stephens for her selection to this year's class. Stephens, along with three other standout players and four legendary coaches, will be honored during the induction ceremony that will take place Saturday, May 16, 2020, in San Antonio, during the annual TABC Clinic.
Joining Stephens are players Bill Doty, Erin Grant and Robert Zamora. These players participated in the State Tournament a combined 13 times, winning six state championships. The coaches that will be joining are Carl Allen, Buddy Hawkins, Ken Loyd and Samantha Morrow. Cumulatively, these coaches made 76 playoff appearances and won 11 state championships.
"These players and coaches in the Class of 2020 are among the best of the best," said TABC Executive Director Rick Sherley. "They exemplify excellence both on and off the court, resulting in positive impacts on their school and Texas high school basketball."
Stephens had a stellar high school career. She played at Winnsboro High School in Winnsboro, Texas, where she led the Lady Raiders to three consecutive State Tournament appearances in 1998, 1999 and 2000. This included two State Championships in 1999 and 2000. Stephens was named All-State three times and All-State Tournament three consecutive years.
At OLLU, Stephens joined the women's basketball staff in 2017 as assistant coach, and she was promoted to head coach this summer. She guided the team to a NAIA National Tournament berth in 2018, and this past season, the Saints finished out their season in the semifinals of the NAIA National Tournament - the best finish for any team at OLLU.
More Information about TABC, the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame and the TABC Clinic is available at www.tabchoops.org.