This article on Chris Seeley corrects my earlier misinformation about the years of eligibility he has remaining.

“…Seeley told the Fresno Bee Friday he plans on petitioning the NCAA to get a season of eligibility back after missing his first year at Utah due to shoulder surgery…”

A medical redshirt exemption is usually granted so he should end up with three years of on-the-court eligibility as a Bulldog.

Foothill Basketball: “Congratulations to 3 of Foothill’s Sophomores continuing their education and Basketball Careers! Alex Gil-Fernandez is off to CSU San Marcos, Matt McAndrews to Chico State and Matthew Blaney to Bellevue University. Go OWLS!”

Cañada College has a new head basketball coach—Aragon High and Cañada alumnus Matt Lee. His bio: “…now serving as a Program Supervisor to the Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Department at Cañada College. Matt played basketball at Cañada from 2004-2006. As a two-year basketball letter winner, he averaged 15 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds in 38 minutes a game. He registered a career-best 38 points against Bakersfield and earned first-team all-league honors in 2004-2005 and was an All-Northern California selection in 2005-2006. Matt continued his playing career transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles where he helped clinch back-to-back Pac-10 Championships and back-to-back Final Four’s appearances. He continued his basketball career playing professionally in Manila, Philippines for Cebuana Lhuillier before returning home to obtain his M.A. in Sports Business from New York University.”

Zach Cameron is back and will be playing for Pacific. He’s 6-foot-10, 215 and out of Brewster Academy, Kennesaw State and Mineral Area College (Missouri). In 30 games/25 starts this past season as a sophomore, the Sacramento native averaged 8.1 points plus 6.3 rebounds and 2.2 blocked shots while shooting 63%, 47% and 53% respectively. He earned Second Team All Conference and All Region honors.

Chase Anderson: “Excited and blessed to announce that I have committed to further my education and basketball career at Dominican University! Big thanks to everyone who has supported and been by my side along the way.”

The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 17.0 points per game for Trabuco Hills High (SoCal).

Here’s an October 2017 feature.

Lakeshow Hoops: “Commitment Alert: Foothill Senior Michael Smith (@michaelS02_) Longwood University in the Big South Conf! Guy battled back from a broken ankle to earn a D1 spot! Congrats Mike”

“Michael Smith’s long road back to the court after horrific leg injury”—Dennis Miller

Merritt Basketball: “Coach McMiller and Coach Compton are here with 2019 3.7gpa graduating point guard Karim Helali who has signed a professional contract and will be taking his talents to:

Ezzahra Sport Professional Basketball Team in his home country Tunsia, Africa! The Thunderbird Family is proud!”

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