“Notre Dame de Namur Not Accepting New Students” Rick Seltzer
Head Coach Ryan Cooper and his staff will be looking for new work addresses as will some Nor Cal talents on the Argonaut roster. One, 6-foot-6 junior Ajay (Cupertino High/DeAnza College) Singh averaged 14.8 points and 5.3 rebounds, both team bests. Slated to come in for the 2020-21 season were 6-foot-10 Kevin (Newark Memorial High/Fresno City Colllege) Kahriman and 6-foot-6 Savi0n (Hanford High/College of the Sequoias) Johnson,
6-foot-7 Bishop O’Dowd junior Marsalis Roberson named the Bay Area News Group Player of the Year.
“Unwritten: The story of Riordan basketball” Ethan Kassel
“(TYRELL) ROBERTS GARNERS NABC ALL-AMERICA RECOGNITION” UC San Diego athletics
“Central Section Class of 2021 Top 40 Rankings” Paul Hernandez
6-foot-2 sophomore Greg (Cosumnes Oaks High/Sacramento City College) Milton III is leaving Wyoming. He scored a career high 28 points this season in a victory over Air Force. The Cowboys just hired a new head coach.
Chico State MBB: SIGNED! 6’1 Guard Evan Oliver, Riverside Poly High School #WildcatNation help me welcome @EvanOli4 to the #WildcatFamily.Evan brings a high competitive level, an uncanny ability to get to the basket, a deadly 3pt shot, good vision, and is a pesty defender w/ relentless motor.
Verbal Commits D2: “2020 Solano CC (CA) G Dunnell Stafford has received an offer from Fort Lewis.”
William Jessup University has also offered the 6-foot-2 shooting guard.
Verbal Commits: “Former Sacramento State G Raazhel Watkins (RS JR) has received an offer from Chaminade (DII). Two years to play.”
The 6-foot-1 Watkins is out of College Park High, Los Medanos College and Sacramento State. The latter was for just a brief time. He also holds offers from San Francisco State University and Cal State San Bernardino.
Catching Up On…
Chico State is loaded with talents out of northern California and the following are those who enjoyed a prominent season for the Wildcats:
6-foot-8 junior Malik (Jesuit High) Duffy averaged a team best 12.4 points and 5.9 boards in 30 games/30 starts and 28.1 minutes. He shot 53%, 45% and 81% respectively.
6-foot-4 junior Kevin (St. Mary’s/Cal State Monterey Bay) Warren averaged 12.2 points and 3.5 boards in 30 games/30 starts and 25.4 minutes. He shot 43%, 39% and 74% respectively and led with 47 steals.
6-foot-10 senior Justin (River City High) Briggs averaged 11.7 points and a team best 7.6 boards in 30 games/30 starts and 25.5 minutes. He shot 60%, 39% and 51% respectively and led with 54 blocked shots.
6-foot-4 junior Calvin (San Marin High) Geraci averaged 11.1 points and 2.5 boards in 30 games/30 starts and 27.2 minutes. Remarkably, he shot 52%, 45% and 85% respectively. Close to making half his trey attempts with 115 of his 235 shots being from beyond the arc.
6-foot-1 junior Isaiah (Sheldon High) Brooks averaged 10.7 points and 3.2 boards in 30 games/30 starts and 28.4 minutes. He shot 42%, 32% and 89% respectively and led with 115 assists.
Two extraordinary occurrences: Coach Greg Clink employed this same starting five in all 30 games and each averaged in double figures this season.
6-foot-7 redshirt senior Chris (Campolindo High) Hansen missed a major portion of this season with a foot injury and averaged 12.8 points and 5.6 boards in 16 games/nine starts and 20.2 minutes for 30-1, 21-1 UC San Diego. He finished his Triton tenure as the program’s all-time leader in rebounds at the Division II level.
6-foot-2 senior Clayton (Burton High/Skyline College) Ladine averaged 13.6 points and 6.1 boards in 29 games/starts and and 31.8 minutes for Rocky Mountain College (NAIA). He shot 39%, 33% and 65% respectively and posted a team-high 153/78 assist-to-turnover ratio as well as a team-best 42 steals.
6-foot senior Charlie (Granite Bay High/Nevada) Tooley averaged 8.9 points and 3.1 assists in 28 games/15 starts and 28.3 minutes. He shot 44%, 39% and 88% respectively. His 60 assists tied for the team lead.