Travis Hines

Travis Hines
Travis Hines has spent the last five years covering nearly every level of basketball in Iowa, from high schools to community colleges to Division I hoops. He came aboard Prep Hoops Iowa as the site's senior contributor, responsible for rankings, analysis, recruiting news and just about anything else you'll find on the site. Travis also covers the Iowa State men's basketball program full-time for the Ames Tribune newspaper. Before that, he spent three years at the Marshalltown Times-Republican covering prep sports, junior colleges and all four of the state's Division I basketball universities. He's won awards for his work both in print and online. You can reach him at [email protected] with questions, comments or anything else hoops related.

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T.J. Rushing

T.J. Rushing
Since joining the Prep Hoops Network in April of 2014, TJ has anchored coverage in Iowa and has established himself as an expert in all things high school hoops related -- particularly individual prospect evaluation. He attends dozens of high school games throughout the fall and winter; and during spring and summer weekends, he’s in a gym working more often than not. In addition to providing thorough high school hoops coverage in his home state of Iowa, TJ has assisted in publishing Recruiting Reports in several other states, including; Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio and Washington. Prior to joining the Prep Hoops Network, TJ worked as a high school sports reporter at KCCI-TV, and has been a freelance reporter since graduating with a degree in journalism from Iowa State in 2008. His work has been published by ESPN.com, The Des Moines Register, The Mercury News, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and many other publications around the country.

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Tony Roe

Tony Roe
Tony Roe is a contributing writer to Prep Hoops Iowa. He's followed high school basketball, in particular the eastern side of the state, since his time in high school. For the last 10 years, he could be found in a gym somewhere just about every night of the high school season. You can contact him at [email protected], and follow him on Twitter @tonysroe.

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