John Bynum Jr: “David Thompson (Mt. San Jacinto) has committed to the University of Santa Clara. Thompson is averaging 15.1 points, 4.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds this season. Thompson is 31-62 from downtown (50%) and shooting 56% from the field and 81% from the line for 13-1 Eagles this season.”

Thompson is a 6-foot-0, 170 sophomore originally out of Wisconsin.

Jeff Goodman: “Oregon sophomore forward Abu Kigab told @WatchStadium that he will transfer. 6-foot-7 Canadian started four games this season for the Ducks.”

He played at Pacific Prep.


In UC Santa Barbara’s 109-47 beatdown of Bethesda, freshman John (Wood High) Nagle scored 20 points powered by 6-12 long distance shooting.

In a matchup that likely induced carpal tunnel symptoms in the scoreboard operator, host Las Positas College edged DeAnza College 102-99. Freshman Michael (West High) Hayes led the victors with both 38 points and 13 rebounds. Ajay (Cupertino High) Singh continued with his fine season for the Dons with a 36 point outburst. He shot 14-17, 1-2 and 7-10. Teammate Darien (West Campus High) Davis finished with 28 points plus five assists. full box


Host USF took down St. Mary’s 76-72 as Frankie (Burlingame Hgh) Ferrari led the Dons with both 19 points and seven assists (while grabbing six boards). Jordan (Folsom High) Ford’s 24 points paced the Moraga-ites. AP game report

Jade’ (St. Joseph Notre Dame) Smith led Pepperdine with 15 points as the Wave defeated Loyola Marymount 77-62. Smith also supplied eight rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Terrell (Moreau Catholic/SJSU/CCSF) Brown tallied 22 points but New Mexico State fell 82-76 to Cal Baptist.

Isaiah (Placer High) Pineiro posted a 12 point, 16 rebound double-double in San Diego’s 68-56 loss to Santa Clara.

Christian (Modesto Christian) Ellis finished with 13 points, five rebounds and four assists in SIU Edwardsville’s 94-88 win over SE Missouri State.

David (Kerman High) Rico filled the stat sheet with 20 points, 10 boards, seven assists and four steal in the 114-45 Fresno City College road win over West Hills Lemoore. A 75-21 point differential in the second half made the difference. FCC box

American River College edged Sacramento City College 86-83 despite Greg (Cosumnes Oaks High) Milton III scoring 32 points for the latter. Milton tallied 32 points on December 28 against Santa Rosa Junior College.

61% overall shooting aided Sierra College’s 112-91 success against Modesto Junior College.

6-foot-10 Michael (James Logan High/CCSF) Steadman has been a bright star in San Jose State University’s season thus far. The junior is averaging team bests in both scoring (13.4 points) and rebounding (9.2) while shooting 51% and 59%. In 12 games, he has started 11 and is playing 28.8 minutes a contest.

Plus, in Wednesday’s game against Fresno State, Steadman totaled 18 points and 10 boards.

Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Boys Basketball Player of the Week
Gavin Wilburn
(Weston Ranch, Stockton) Jr.

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Lakeshow Hoops: “Alumni Update San Marcos freshman Jayce McCain () will be redshirting this season due to blood clots in his lungs. Keep him in our 🙏🏽

“(John) Crumpacker: Bring On (WCC) Conference Play”

“(Malik) Duffy claims CCAA Player of the Week award after delivering career-high 17 points in win” Chico State athletics

“Who are the top contenders, players as high school basketball bounds into league play?” Joe Davidson

Sheldon High is on top in the Sacramento area.

Simply Basketball: “One of the most underrated players in NorCal Shane Bell of Salesian. Helped Salesian win the famous Chick-Fil-A tournament.Captured MVP of the Tournament as well‼️‼️”

“The NCAA must fix its idiotic basketball recruiting schedule” Evan Daniels

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