“Why Catholic Colleges Excel at Basketball”—Marc Tracy
“Seventy years later, Collins recalls COM’s national title run”
USF fell to host North Texas 69-55 on Wednesday forcing a deciding game three on Friday in the CBI tournament championship series. Freshman guard Souley (Oakland Tech) Boum led the Dons with 16 points. » Read more articles about Souley Boum.
“How Loyola used information and skill — not luck — to reach the Final Four”—Alex Scarborough
“No state titles, but Metro basketball teams cherish their journeys”—Mitch Stephens
Host USF bopped North Texas 72-62 on Monday to go ahead 1-0 in the best-of-three CBI tournament finals. Jordan Ratinho shot 5-6 from three-point range and finished with 17 points. game report The two teams match up again on Wednesday.
“Unable to overcome Sierra Canyon’s star power, Sheldon falls in state title game”—Joe Davidson “No. 21 Sierra Canyon takes down scrappy Sheldon in CIF Open Division championship”—Mitch Stephens “Sierra Canyon boys basketball triumphs in Open Division State final”—Tarek Fattal “Sierra Canyon wins boys’ basketball Open Division with All-Star lineup of transfer students”—Eric Sondheimer
“How Pleasant Valley made CIF history at Golden 1, and why it matters for Chico”—Joe Davidson “PV boys clinch first ever state basketball title”—Sharon Martin “Pleasant Valley’s Kremer, Keating can enjoy this one”—Sharon Martin “Pleasant Valley boys win Division 3 championship”—Mitch Stephens “Notre Dame struggles early, falls to Pleasant Valley in Division III state championship Read More…
“Argonaut ends historic season in state championship”—Nick Woodard “Jordan Starr stars in Santa Clarita Christian’s basketball state championship victory”—Eric Sondheimer “Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball cruises to first ever CIF State crown”—Tarek Fattal “SCCS boys basketball wins CIF state title”—Haley Sawyer
“Las Lomas gives inspiring effort, but falls to Chino Hills”—Darren Sabedra “Chino Hills wins Division I state championship”—Eric Sondheimer “Chino Hills holds off Las Lomas, wins second state championship in three seasons”—Eric-Paul Johnson
“Alameda boys lose to Crossroads in Division 2 title game”—Mitch Stephens “Alameda falls to Crossroads, Shaq’s son in Division II final”—Darren Sabedra
Keshad Johnson: “I will be play AAU ball this Spring and Summer with @0Ebo2” The 6-foot-6 Johnson attends Envision Academy in Oakland. Sam Mitchell, with NBA player and coach experience, will be leading EBO’s top team. EBO is affiliated with Adidas. » Read more articles about Keshad Johnson.
“Pleasant Valley boys basketball hopes to capture first state championship”—Sharon Martin
“CIF Basketball Picks & Previews”—CalHiSports Northern California teams are shut out in the CalHiSports game predictions.
Frankie (Burlingame High) Ferrari provided 15 points plus six assists as host USF downed Campbell 65-62 on Thursday. The Dons played their way into the CBI tournament finals against North Texas in a best-of-three tournament. » Read more articles about Frankie Ferrari.
In a CIT quarterfinal game on Wednesday, Isaiah (Placer High/Sierra College/Portland State) Pineiro scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in San Diego’s 86-75 loss to Northern Colorado. » Read more articles about Isaiah Pineiro.
“The Sacramento area has won 16 state basketball titles. Here’s what sets each apart”—Joe Davidson
The Exodus Coming on the heels of a 4-26 overall, 1-17 Mountain West Conference season, the recent transferring of three players from San Jose State University (SJSU) could possibly be seen as a blessing. However, the departures of junior Ryan Welage, redshirt freshman Keith Fisher III and junior Jaycee Hillsman means the top three Spartan scorers and rebounders from this Read More…
“Shaq, Pippen Jr… Kim K? CIF finals will have Sheldon keeping up with the Kardashians”—Joe Davidson
“CIF state basketball: Alameda, without question, a feel-good story”—Darren Sabedra
The Team Rampage 15u Elite
The Team Rampage 16u Elite
The standard line for decades is `in order for a D1 basketball coach to build a successful program he must stock his roster with a progression of high school recruits and then patch any remaining holes with a minority of D1 transfers or junior college transfers. Any deviation from this pattern was looked upon as Read More…
After finishing 7-25 and 4-14 while hampered by injuries, Sacramento State needs creators and scorers at the guard and wing positions plus another effective big. Returning to the halcyon days of Mikh McKinney and Dylan Garrity combining to power the backcourt may or may not be possible but greater and consistent guard production is necessary. Read More…
Jordan (Folsom High) Ford’s 26 points powered St. Mary’s over Washington 85-81 on Thursday in an NIT second round matchup. The sophomore shot 8-13, 3-6 and 7-8 respectively while adding four rebounds and three steals. » Read more articles about Jordan Ford.