“KYLE SMITH NAMED COUGAR BASKETBALL HEAD COACH” Washington State athletics
Did anyone ever have Kyle Smith entering the PAC-12 coaching ranks before Randy Bennett?
“Todd Golden Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach” USF athletics
“San Francisco hires Todd Golden as Dons new head coach” Janie Mccauley
Hoop Dirt: “Interviews have been scheduled at DII Academy of Art University (CA). The names that I’ve heard so far are Dominican U associate head coach Scott Waterman, former Cal State San Bernardino head coach Jeff Oliver, former College of Marin head coach Dave Granucci, Santa Margarita Catholic HS head coach Jeff Reinert (former HC at Utah Valley, and assistant at Fresno State and Oregon State) and current ART U assistant Anthony Lorenzo. There are also at least two current DII head coaches involved, and possibly 1 DI assistant.”
John Smith is well-respected in southern California high school and community college ranks which should be a much-needed boost for Mustang recruiting although surprisingly just three Southlanders currently reside on the Fullerton roster.
PHPS: “Greg Milton the 3rd with offer from University of Wyoming”
He’s out of Cosumnes Oaks High and just finished his freshman season at Sacramento City College.
It’s down to Robert Morris and Loyola Marymount for AJ Bramah.
Bramah is out of San Leandro High and just completed his second season at Sheridan College (WY).
Brandon Cole: “ATTENTION ALL D1s! 2019 6’8 F Bryce Fitzgerald @brycethahooper is officially qualified! With schools waiting for him to qualify he will be highly sought after! He will play for @YBA916 this season. Feel free to contact me or @coach_rfields for more info”
Fitzgerald is at Monterey Trail High.
Dinos Trigonis: “Unsigned 6-8+ 2019 Elias King (IMG/FL) will be playing w/ Belmont Shore @ Pangos Easter Classic (April 18-20 @ Las Vegas) & Terrific 24 (Apr 26-28 @ Wheeler HS/Marietta GA) Mid-to-HM F prospect has put on 20 lbs since a yr ago. King has 3pt range & attacks basket with authority”
King graduated from Jesuit High.
Verbal Commits: “2019 Findlay Prep (NV) C Raymond Hawkins has received an offer from Alabama.”
Hawkins was offered earlier by Buffalo whose head coach just accepted the Bama job. He attended Bishop O’Dowd.
“Wing stepped up game in postseason” Mitch Stephens
Branson’s Viktor Rajkovic honored as the Chronicle 2019 boys basketball Metro Player of the Year.