Written by SportsDayDFW.com
Boys basketball player of the week (1/23): Coppell's Jett Raines
What he did: In Coppell’s victories against Saginaw and Denton Guyer, Raines had 43 points and 23 rebounds.
Who is he? A 6-8 senior forward
The stats: He had 22 points against Saginaw and 21 against Denton Guyer. He is averaging 16.3 points and 9.7 rebounds for Coppell, which is 19-6 and 5-2 in District 7-5A.
He said it: “I noticed I needed to become a better mid-range shooting threat because it would open up more opportunities to score and distribute to other players.”
Coach said it: “He’s risen to the occasion almost every night. He has had some monster games.” — Brad Chasteen
Did you know? Raines has offers from UT-Arlington and Texas
A&M-Corpus Christi. He’s also being recruited by Air Force, Denver, Missouri
State and Rice. He said he probably will wait until spring before making a
decision. … He plays drums in an Indie-Rock band called Seastroke. Its music is
featured on ITunes. … Named after his grandfather, Norman Jett, a South Oak
Cliff football coach in the 1970s.
20 points in win vs. Lincoln
46 pts., 8 reb., 5 blks. in 2 games
19 points in win vs. Cleburne
7-for-7, 16 pts. in win vs. The Colony
17.5 points, 11.5 rebs., 7 asts. for week
15.5 pts., 4 rebs., two stls. for week
18 points in win against Kimball
38 points in win vs. Springtown
20 pts., 20 rebs., 5 asts., 4 stls Fri.
Team-high 13 pts. in 1-point win