Saltillo's Brock Giles Signs With
From Saltillo School
Saltilo High School is proud to announce that their top senior basketball stand-out, Brock Giles, has signed with the Morningside Mustangs, to play college basketball. Brock will be representing Hopkins County and Northeast Texas in Sioux City, Iowa, as he takes the court.
For nearly 120 years, Morningside College has provided students with the highest quality education possible. Morningside has been designated one of the Midwest's "Best Regional Colleges" in the U.S. News & World Report's college rankings since 2005 and has been designated a "Best Midwestern College" by The Princeton Review since 2003. Morningside was one of 10 small, four-year colleges in the United States named to the honor roll for The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2009 Great Colleges to Work For program.
Founded in 1894 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, Morningside College is a private, four-year, co-educational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Morningside has 21 buildings on a 68-acre campus in a scenic, secure residential area of Sioux City, Iowa (population 140,000).
Brock Giles, a 6-0 guard from Saltillo, Texas. Giles is a graduating senior at Saltillo High School, where he averaged 21.3 points per game and led the state with 102 3-point field goals this past season. He scored 20 points or more in 17 of his team’s 35 contests, including five 30-point games. Giles drilled 10 of 14 3-point field goal attempts when he scored a season’s high 38 points against Bloomberg.
Aside from his scoring exploits, Giles also averaged 7.1 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game for a team that posted a 25-10 record, won its district championship, and was a regional quarterfinalist. Giles, who earned Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) all-region and district Most Valuable Player honors, made 234 of 430 field goal attempts for 54.4 percent, 102 of 201 3-point field goal attempts for 50.7 percent, and 90 of 128 free throw attempts for 70.3 percent.
As a junior, Giles earned TABC all-region honors and was District Offensive Player of the Year after he averaged 17.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game for a team that finished 30-5 and was a district champion and regional semifinalist. He drilled 65 of 150 3-point field goal attempts for 43.3 percent.
Giles was District Newcomer of the Year and a TABC all-region pick as a sophomore when he averaged 13.1 points per game for a Saltillo team that finished 27-7 and was a district champion and regional semifinalist
Congratulations and Best of Luck,