Verbal Commits: “2021 Salt Lake CC (UT) F Jay Allen-Tovar has received an offer from Chicago State.

The 6-foot-10 sophomore is out of Valley Christian and Salt Lake Community College. Monmouth and Middle Tennessee have also offered. He averaged 5.5 points plus 2.7 rebounds last season while shooting 55%, 31% and 73% respectively. Allen-Tovar earned 3rd team Academic All-American honors.

Verbal Commits: “2021 Tallahassee CC (FL) G Asanti Price has received an offer from Pacific.”

Price is 6-foot-5 and possesses six other offers but Pacific appears the most prestigious. He’s a Georgia Tech transfer.

“Lakers assistant Phil Handy in Nets radar for joining Steve Nash’s staff” Shams Charania

Question: would this be an upgrade? Likely dependent on salary, length of contract, duties and pecking order of assistants.

Skyline Basketball: “Congrats to former Trojan Jake Salinero (@HMBHSAthletics) who will finish his career at Sonoma State on scholarship. Started the final 11 games of last season at the point. Led the team in 3FG% and assist:turnover ratio. Another LOCAL player who achieved #SkylineSuccess”

The 2020-2021 Prolific Select Team

“Prolific Select team is launching in August of 2020 and its primary goal is to offer a basketball season during the academic school year of 2020-2021 from September 7th through January 31st prior to the CIF High School boys basketball season which begins in the Spring of 2021.

For Northern California Boys players 9th Grade and Up.
Play a full season prior to potential CIF BB season in the Spring of 2021
Season September 7th – January 31st
Limited to 10 spots only
Practice 5 days a week
Weight-lifting/Body Conditioning 3 days a week
Games begin in October through Mid to late January
Coached by a coaching staff that has 27 years combined of NCAA Div. 1 Coaching experience
Coached by a coaching staff where 7 coaches have played college basketball on a daily basis for the 5-months season. If interested in signing up, please email

Director: Mark Phelps
Head Coach: Nick Sullivan
Trainer: Jaraan Lands
Strength Coach: Joe Hughes (Fightletics)

  • Aidan Mahaney
  • Miles Byrd
  • Mikey Mitchell
  • Nigel Burris
  • Aiden Braccia
  • Anthony Williams
  • Miles Keeffe
  • Lucas Westermeyer
  • Zach Turner

Prolific Select will add 3 practice players that can train, srimmage, and be part of the Prolific Select team on a daily basis for the 5-months season. If interested in signing up, please email”

“CLAIMING THE COURTS  Columbia basketball team takes practice outside to prepare for season” Guy Dossi

“Training during a pandemic: COS Eagles are getting it done” Bill Choy

Lance Briggs: “There’s a segment of Americans who have an ability to compartmentalize their affinity for black athletes as a source of entertainment, yet remain apathetic & indifferent to their plight, & find them otherwise useless. If reading this offended you, you’re probably in that segment.”

Spot on!

“Jacki Gemelos: The Star Who Never Got to Shine  After high school, Jacki Gemelos was the next Taurasi” Clay Kallam

What could have been. Gemelos defines ‘mentally tough.”

Santa Clara Coach Herb Sendak is up with his 2020-21 Bronco roster:

  • DJ Mitchell F 6-8 215 Sr. Fresno, CA/Buchanan High/Wake Forest
  • Christian Carlyle G 6-5 210 Sr. Jacksonville, FL/Florida Gulf Coast
  • Trent Hudgens Jr. G 6-2 175 Fr. Phoenix, AZ
  • Joe Foley G 6-3 185 So. Atherton, CA/Menlo School/Lehigh
  • Giordan Williams G 6-3 165 So. Long Beach, CA
  • Miguel Tomley G 6-3 185 Fr. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jaden Bediako C 6-10 240 So. Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Josip Vrankic F 6-9 215 Sr Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Keshawn Justice F 6-7 220 Jr. Madison, WI
  • Juan Ducasse F 6-9 210 So. Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Eli Barry G 6-1 165 So. Atlanta, GA
  • Justin Traina G 6-3 170 So. Patterson, CA/Central Catholic High
  • Max Dorward G 6-5 170 Jr. Palo Alto, CA/Palo Alto High
  • Ezekiel Richards C 6-10 240 So. Oak Park, CA
  • Jalen Williams G 6-6 190 So. Gilbert, AZ
  • Guglielmo Caruso F 6-11 210 Jr. Naples, Italy
  • Connor Strambi G 6-4 175 So. San Mateo, CA

Coach Kevin Pham has assembled his 2020-21 version of the UC Merced Bobcats (heavily laden with Nor Cal talent):

  • Onkar Sidhu JR G 6-4 175 Lodi, CA Delta College
  • Markel Wells JR G 6-0 165 Riverside, CA Ohlone College
  • Ruke Agbabune FR F 6-6 205 Newhall, CA Hart High School
  • Chiwike E’denchukwu RSSR F 6-5 215 Hercules, CA Salesian College Prep
  • Kingsley Obiorah JR F 6-9 231 Alameda, CA Alameda High School
  • Tiler Fears FR G 6-3 165 Sacramento, CA Folsom High Shool
  • Angel Serena JR G 5-7 140 Merced, CA El Capitan High School
  • Mason Westlake JR G 6-1 G 5-9 155 Sacramento, CA Sheldon High School
  • Stephon Young FR G 6-0 175 Fresno, CA San Joaquin Memorial High School
  • Owen Fromm SO F 6-6 190 Beaumont, CA Redlands East Valley High School
  • Jonah Cottrell SR G 6-3 195 Camarillo, CA Camarillo High School
  • Josiah Ajiake FR G 6-5 200 Fremont, CA Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • Zach Phipps JR G 6-3 195 Saugus, CA College of the Canyons
  • Mason Johnson SR F 6-5 200 Sacramento, CA Sacramento City College
  • Jaron Mertle FR F 6-6 190 Lakeport, CA Clear Lake High School
  • Robert Benson SR C 6-9 225 Riverside, CA King High School
  • Terry Moody JR F 6-7 220 Folsom, CA Sacramento City College
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