Dallas Jensen: “Percy Carr update for those that have reached out and asked how he’s doing. (see below in the “replies”)” Hit this link to see those replies.

Thank you Coach Jensen for both visiting Coach Carr and the update.

CUHMBB: “We got a new addition to the Sword Family! Please welcome Kevin Kremer, transfer from University of Utah, native of Chico, CA.”

Out of Pleasant Valley High, Kremer redshirted this past season as a walk-on at Utah. Chaminade is getting an excellent pickup.


“MEN’S BASKETBALL INKS 7 FOOTER, HARVEY BARR” Simpson University athletics


Brannon Presnell: “It’s official @SUMensBball @CoachFranklin team Simpson @nathanpresnell5

Presnell is out of Hiram High in Georgia and also played quarterback on the football team despite standing 6-foot-8. link


Coach M. Potsou: “Congratulations to Dimitri Margelis on signing his letter of intent to play basketball at @SimpsonU”

Margelis is 6-foot-5 and out of a St. Louis high school.


Simpson University Men’s Basketball: “We’d like to welcome 5’11 Guard @swanky_jayce out of Fullerton JC to the Red Hawk family! Dylan helped @HornetNestHoops win the @CCCMBCA state championship this year!”


Simpson University Men’s Basketball: “Excited to have on board the 6’9 freshman from @olympus_sports1 Ivan Mosley!”

Mosley is out of New Jersey.


Simpson University Men’s Basketball: “Excited to announce the Commitment of 5’11 PG Christian Alvis from @ccfalcon Christian was a big part of the Falcons final 4 run last year! Welcome to the @GoRedHawks family Christian!”

Alvis played at Whittier Christian High and Cerritos College.

Pima Men’s Basketball: “Congratulations @KennedyKoehler on choosing to continue his education and basketball career at UC Davis in the Big West Conference.”

Koehler is a 6-foot-7, 210 sophomore, out of Nevada and averaged 19.0 points, 10.7 boards and 2.3 assists while shooting 51%, 41% and 65% respectively while at Pima.

Verbal Commits: “2019 Casper College (WY) C James Hampshire has committed to Pacific.”

At 7-foot-1, he averaged 6.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocked shots per game this season.

Casper College MBB: “T-Birds 6-4 sophomore guard Broc Finsteun has committed to Pacific! Congrats big Finny!”

Out of Minnesota, he averaged 13.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.2 steals while shooting 57% overall and 43% from long distance.

Noah Viera: “Excited to announce that I will be furthering my basketball career and education at Humboldt State University!”

Vierra is 6-foot-9 and out of the San Diego area prep ranks.

Lane CC (OR) Titans Men’s Basketball: “Please help us officially welcome 6’3 athletic and dynamic PG @conner_jackson3 to the Titan Family! “CJ” comes to Lane from Hillcrest Prep in Arizona. He played at Dublin HS in California before Hillcrest and he played for Team Arsenal in AAU. HUGE addition! Go Titans!”

Golden State Prep hoops: “We are super excited to announce that Chance McMillan has committed to Golden State Prep (GSP) for the 2019-2020 Season. Since the program will have a strong draw from local NorCal talent, Chance is a huge commit.

Chance has recently been a fast riser during this AAU season and arguably may be the top Post Grad Prospect on the West Coast. One year of development around other top Prolific Prep Guards (Jalen Green, Nimari Burnett, his teammates, etc), and Chance will continue to grow as a high major player.

GSP is only on year 2 and should have a strong roster of D1 prospects from around the world. The program will be playing in top events all over the Country this year, including events in Orlando, New Hampshire, Kansas, Arizona, Las Vegas, etc. The GSP program will have two teams this coming 2019-2020 season and is on progress of finalizing both rosters.”

Amaurys A. Fermin: “6’7 Forward Spirit Ricks on his official visit to Norfolk State University (D1) this weekend. Norfolk State is in the MEAC conference who finished 22-14 last season and a trip to the second round of the NIT tournament. NSU has officially offered”

The 6-foot-7 Ricks is out of Patterson High.

“Malcolm Johnson’s long, uncertain road has led to Division I scholarship opportunity” Teddy Feinberg

Excellent background article but haven’t seen official notice of Johnson’s signing as yet.

“Waterman Announced As ART U Men’s Basketball Head Coach” Academy of Arts University athletics

2019 Bay Area Memorial Day Classic

The 9th annual Bay Area Memorial Day Classic will be held from Saturday to Monday May 25-27 at Chabot College in Hayward and Cali Courts in Union City. The event will have teams in four divisions: 17 Elite, 17 Varsity, 16/Junior Varsity and 14-15/ Frosh. Championships in all divisions will be held on Monday, May 27 at Cali Courts.

MVP awards will be given in each division. A report on the event will be done by the Hoop Review scouting service that will be sent to college coaches and various internet sites.

Each team will play three pool play games and then single-elimination playoffs. Cost is $495 per team with discounts for 3 or more teams. To register go to hoopreview.net and click on registration at the top.

For further information contact Gerry Freitas at 408-998-1327 or email: gerryfreitas@hotmail.com.

Simply Basketball is proud to announce the first annual Elite 24 All-Star featuring the best seniors in Northern California.

Team Gary Payton

  • Keshad Johnson – San Leandro (SDSU)
  • Ezra Manjon – Heritage (UC Davis)
  • Neal Begovich – St. Ignatius (Stanford)
  • Kainoa Ballungay – Kimball (Stanislaus St)
  • Chance McMillian – Jesse Bethel
  • Wrenn Robinson- St. Ignatius
  • Viktor Rajkovic – Branson
  • David Jones – Grant
  • Dee Juan Pruitt – Grant
  • Steven Richardson – Grant
  • Miles Amos – Stuart Hall
  • Julian Bryant – Albany

Team Jason Kidd

  • Isaiah Hawthorne – Tracy (University of San Francisco)
  • Zyon Pullin – College Park (UC Riverside)
  • William Chaverin – Bishop O’Dowd ( Cal Poly Pomona)
  • Julian Vaughns – St. Joseph Notre Dame (Chico St)
  • Kaito Williams – Sheldon – (CSU East Bay)
  • Brett Thompson – James Logan
  • Jay Allen-Tovar – Valley Christian
  • Malcolm Steadman – James Logan
  • Justin Nguyen – Sheldon
  • Keenami Maggard – Mountain House
  • Izayah Talmadge – Sacramento
  • Garrett Anderson – Sacramento

Date : Sunday May 5th, 2019
Location: Chabot College 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward, CA, 94545
Questions? Please contact official.simplybasketball@gmail.com

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