Recruiting

Golden State PrepBball: “Congrats to our guy Chase Courtney @chasecourt40 on his commitment to @SanJoseStateMBB”

Originally out of Arizona, he’s 6-foot-10, 215 and spent this season at Golden State Prep in Napa.

“Prioleau Adds Courtney to 2020 Class” SJSU athletics

What happened to 6-foot-5 Torey James of Cape Fear Community College who committed to the Spartans on March 10?


“Redhawks Add Four for 2020-21” Seattle athletics

Coach Jim Hayford’s overall nine-recruit class includes Emeka Ubdenyi, Darrion Trammell, Nate Robinson and Viktor Rajkovic, each out of the Bay Area.


“MEN’S BASKETBALL SIGNS SAMAAD HECTOR, DESHAUN HIGHLER AND JALEN TOWNSELL” Sacramento State athletics

They join Teiano Hardee and David Jones, both from northern California, who signed earlier. Plus, Christian Terrell will be back on the court for his senior season.


“Hugh Hogland signs NLI with UC Davis” UC Davis athletics


“Men’s Basketball Signs A Pair of Players for 2020-21” Santa Clara athletics


University of Hawaii Men’s Basketball: “It’s official! Welcome to the ‘ohana JoVon McClanahan!”

More and more.


Landis Spivey has made it official with Cal State Fullerton:

…Spivey joins the Titans from Columbia Community College where he spent the last two years. He is a native of Stockton, California and ranked fifth in the CCCAA in made three-point field goals (94) during the 2019-20 season. He led Columbia College to a 2nd Place finish in the CCCAA’s Central Valley division last season while averaging 17.1 points and 5.4 rebounds while making 3.1 treys per game.

“Landis is a high character young man that has great length, high energy and immediately impacts us with his ability to shoot with range,” (Coach Dedrique) Taylor said. “He has a very high basketball IQ with his mom being a highly decorated head women’s coach. Anxious to have his experience on the floor as well as his ability for us to add depth.”

More.


Derrick Jones: “Congrats to Merritt soph guard @Acebooogiee Devin Pierce on his commitment to Pacific University (Oregon)”

The 6-foot-3 Pierce is out of Freedom High and averaged 6.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists this season.


Team Lillard B-ball: “Congrats to Alum Marcus Hopkins on his commitment to Tennessee Tech! All your hard work on & off the court has paid off. STAY HUNGRY/STAY WORKING!!”

Hopkins is a 7-foot, 230 sophomore out of the East Bay.


UMary Men’s Basketball: “We are proud to announce the signing of  @kameron_warrens out of Yuba Community College!

Out of Antelope High, Warrens averaged 7.5 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting 53%, 33% and 68% respectively this season.


“St. Patrick-St. Vincent High star Dishon Jackson to sign with Washington State” Thomas Gase


Travis August: “After a good talk with Coach Inglima, I’m happy to say I have received a scholarship to continue to play basketball and further my education at San Francisco State.”

Out of Liberty High, the 6-foot-2 August averaged 19.4 points and 3.4 rebounds while shooting 37%, 36% and 82% respectively at San Joaquin Delta College this season.

Coach Vince Inglima now has a total of newcomers thus far:

  • 6-foot-2 Devon Jackson, Dublin High
  • 6-foot Toby Okwuokei, Citrus College
  • 6-foot-8 Theo Seng, Davis High
  • Plus, 7-foot-1 Bryson (Tokay High/Monterey Peninsula College) Ryan signed in November.

Coach Bryan Rooney and Cal State East Bay have four newcomers thus far.

  • 6-foot-2 Eric Blackwel III, Arizona
  • 6-foot-2 Demetrious Jackson, southern California
  • 6-foot-5 Tone Patton, Ventura College
  • 6-foot-6 Tim Andreolli, Moorpark College

Yuval Shaham: “Big news! Aviv Gutman, 6’2 experienced guard from Israel just committed to Merritt College in Oakland, California and will play for @FOLLOWMRJONES Great program and environment- big things ahead!”


Chabot College is loading back up:

Gladiator Basketball: “Gladiator basketball is excited about the return of 6”3 195 Isiah Davis to play for coach McMiller! Isiah played at Merritt College 17-18 with coach McMiller Isiah was a 1st team all Bay Valley Conference guard. Isiah is a hi level guard, big time crafty scorer and playmaker!”

Out of Burbank High, Davis is a key figure as he averaged 15.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists as a freshman while shooting 53%, 26% and 74% respectively. Let’s see if he has upped his long range accuracy and refined his efficiency.

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Gladiator Basketball: “Gladiator Basketball is excited about the commitment of 6”5 210 G/F Davell Brown! Davell brings Hi IQ passing, the ability to defend/play 2-4 positions and is a hi quality 3pt shooter. Davell is from Sacramento power house Grant Union HS and HC Deonard Wilson!”

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Gladiator Basketball: “Gladiator Basketball is excited about the commitment of 6”3 190 PG Ryzon Norris! Ryzon is a proven winner, tough/physical, Hi IQ, athletic floor Leader with a defensive mindset. The 2020 2nd team all east bay guard attends Oak power house Bishop O’Dowd HS Dragons and HC Lou Richie”

G guard Isaiah Saams-Hoy from Cal State East Bay, forward Jalen Pierce of Dublin High and guard Jaiden Rivera of Golden State Prep have previ0usly been announced as Gladiators.


Simply Basketball: “6’9 Dane Johnson of Woodcreek and CVC league MVP will be playing at American River College next season”


Simply Basketball: “Darrius Kendall | Rocklin HS @Dkendall111 The SFL MVP has committed to Midland College (NJCAA) in Texas.”


Nicholas Podesta: “Rams fans: get to know the newest member of the Fresno City College Men’s Basketball family, Evan Johnson. Evan joins us from Capital Christian High School in Sacramento. Welcome to the program!”


Miscellaneous

“Rob Marcaletti steps down after six seasons as St. Ignatius basketball coach” Ethan Kassel


“Beyond the Buckets Podcast Ep. 1 – Coach Dallas Jensen”


CBU Men’s Basketball: “De’jon Davis shares what @calbaptist means to him.”

Out of Oakland Tech, the 6-foot-7 Davis averaged 11.5 points plus 9.6 rebounds as a senior this season while shooting 56%, 43% and 73% respectively for Coach Rick Croy. He earned Second Team all-Western Athletic Conference honors.


“SportStars’ All-NorCal Boys Basketball 2019-20”


Skyline Basketball: “The @SkylineMBB family is praying for one of its own tonight. Bryan “BT” Thomasson is in the hospital due to complications from blood clots in his lungs. BT is the all-time leading scorer & remains connected to the program through his relationship with many recent players.”


“2019-20 Napa County Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Lopez matures, leads Crushers to title” Andy Wilcox


“A SEASON OF LOSS” Mirin Fader

Excellent work here.


Dominican University in Marin County featured a number of northern California talents this season. Three in particular:

6-foot junior guard Jaelen (Weston Ranch High/Stanislaus State) Ragsdale averaged 14.5 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 43%, 41% and 79% respectively.

6-foot-7 junior Romeo (St. Patrick-St. Vincent) Mays averaged 6.3 points and 6.3 rebounds alongside a team-best 25 blocked shots. He shot 47%, 35% and 62% respectively.

6-foot-5 senior Sam (Montgomery High/Wyoming) Averbeck averaged 9.3 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 45%, 35% and 68% respectively.

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