Terrence Rencher – Mr. New York Basketball

Terrence Rencher was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. Rencher enrolled at St. Raymond’s HS in the Bronx in 1987. At St. Rays he was a problem and he give you buckets night in and night out.

Terrence Rencher along with Orlando Antigua took St Raymonds to the next level in the Catholic School ranks. In 1991, Rencher lead St. Raymond’s to the 1991 CHSAA City Championship by beating Loughlin. 

He was first team All-City in 1991 and the bigger prize he was name Mr New York Basketball as the top player in New York State. 

Then he took his talents to Texas in which he played four seasons as a shooting guard. He was a four year starter under Tom Penders and was named Southwest Conference freshman of the year. In 1992 and 1995 he was all Southwest Conference. There he finished his career with 2,306 points in which makes him both the University of Texas and the Southwest Conference all-time career scorer in men’s basketball.

Rencher was selected by the Washington Bullets in the 1995 however they were traded to the Miami Heat. Later that season he was send to the Phoenix Suns for a brief stint. He finished his professional career in Europe for ten seasons.

After Rencher gave back to the game in which he was a student mentor and a high school coach in Austin. He’s been a college assistant coach for 15 seasons and currently at Oklahoma State. 

We salute Terrence Rencher for his memories as a star for the New York City basketball community. He will be one of the greatest players to come from St. Raymond’s.

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