Mason Forbes: “I’m excited to say that I committed to Harvard University and their process!! Thank you to everyone who helped me along the way! #GoCrimson” A superb education, extremely beneficial lifelong contacts plus the likelihood of playing in the Big Dance—what’s not to like?
“Raptors officially sign Davion Berry to Exhibit 10 contract”—Cole Shelton It seems like a great financial situation for the former Hayward High talent.
Dylan Belquist: “Excited to announce that I have verbally committed to play basketball at the University of San Francisco!” The 6-foot-7 wing is an excellent match for Coach Kyle Smith’s system—a shooter scorer with excellent range. » Read more in-depth analysis of the basketball recruiting process in my `Recruiting is a Seriously Funny Business’ cornerstone article.
College coaches may have an inkling about what the most important factors are in a recruit’s decision-making process, but few know exactly how to ‘click’ with a particular individual and develop an acquaintanceship into a bond. But Cal Poly Coach Joe Callero obviously determined the ‘code’ for Junior Ballard and now the 6-foot-3 Modesto Christian senior Read More…
David Pick: “The Shanghai Sharks are signing former NBA guard Josh Akognon with Jimmer Fredette out due to injured knee, source tells me.”
6-foot-6 Lassen College center Duranay Atikullah is headed to University of Pittsburg – Bradford. He is originally out of Ottawa, Canada.
“Giessen 46ers announced the signing of John Bryant. The big man comes from Monaco where he averaged 6.7 points and 4 rebounds per game last season”—E Carchia He’s out of Santa Clara and Pinole Valley High.
Naseem Gaskin: “Just a kid from Oakland trynna make it.” “Utah lands commitment from 2018 SG Naseem Gaskin“—Josh Gershon
Elijah Hardy will sign in early November with Washington.
David Pick: “Source: … Joe Rahon, All-WCC DPOY, has signed with Limburg United in Belgium.”
“The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed rookie guard Jabari Bird to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. A four-year graduate out of the University of California, Berkeley, Bird (6-6, 198) earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors in 2016-17 after leading the Golden Bears in scoring with Read More…
“Delaney Moore of MVC accepts D-I basketball scholarship to Idaho State”—Julie Jag Yes, you can sign late and go D1. It doesn’t happen that often but Moore earned a full scholarship off her play this summer as a graduating senior. It didn’t hurt that she sports a 4.0+ grade point average.
FC Bayern Basketball: “#FCBB [Jared Cunningham] signs Combo Guard @J1Flight (26) until end of season. Welcome to Munich, Jared!”
Per Verbal Commits: Jalen Terry, out of Alaska and formerly of Fort Lewis College (CO) , has signed to play this season with Humboldt State. He’s a 6-foot-7 guard who played as a freshman but redshirted at Fort Lewis in 2015-16 and then departed in January 2017.
According to Verbal Commits, 7-foot-2 Tyler Jackson has signed to play at San Francisco State this season. He formerly played at UC Santa Barbara. He redshirted in 2015-16 with the Gauchos and played in 11 games this past season.
CCSF Men’s Basketball: “We are happy to announce the addition of San Jose State transfer Terrell Brown“
Former Dominican University point guard Ryo Tawatari, a native of Tokyo, has been selected to play for the under-24 Japanese national basketball team. Tawatari will try to help the team as is attempts to qualify for the 2017 Summer Universiade basketball tournament. The opportunity could result in Tawatari playing for Japan in the 2019 FIBA Read More…
CaliRebels: “Nate Friend has reclassified from the 2018 class to the 2017 class and will play at NDNU this season!” He’s 6-foot-5 and played at New Hampton School in New Hampshire last season. He’s originally out of southern California.
Lakeshow Hoops: “Lakeshow Christian Fuca has decided to play for Concordia Irvine. GREAT program led by one of the BEST Ken Ammann!” He’s a 6-footer out of San Ramon Valley High who has been playing football but is switching to basketball.
Team Lillard B-Ball: “2017 Oakland (Ca) Guard @tregray22 has committed to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.” He’s a 6-foot-2 guard out of El Cerrito High.
Another Nor Cal signee: Andrew Mörk joins the Roadrunners as a true freshman guard. At Freedom High School Mörk earned first team all-BVAL conference, Freedom team MVP, 2016 all-tournament MVP, and was named a NorCal all-star. Mörk played on one of the two Under Armour sponsored AAU teams in California, Splash City. The team was Read More…
Lakeshow Hoops: “Lakeshow Kendall McIntosh signs with D2 Powerhouse @MetroStateMBB! We’re extremely proud!” “Roadrunners Add Seven for 2017-18 Season” “Kendall McIntosh joins the Roadrunners from San Francisco City College. The junior guard averaged seven points and eight rebounds a game at San Francisco earning first team all-conference honors. At Freedom High School McIntosh was selected Read More…
Johann Tate Sacramento, California Guard 5’10” Consumnes River CC Accolades: Appeared in 27 contests and started in 15 as a true freshman at Consumnes River CC… Averaged 10.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game… Scored a season high 33 points at Santa Rose, going 12-18 from the field. Coach Brow’s Comments: “We picked up Johann very late Read More…
“Claim Jumper [Eugene] Harvey signs with NAIA college in Florida”—Bill Rozak Another link.
6-foot-2 guard Chris Williams has signed with Dominican University. He is out of the Orange County area. LINK OLu Varsity Bball: “Congrats to Chris Williams And His Family on accepting a full scholarship to the University Of Dominican”