“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.
“Remember the Titans: Forty years after Cal State Who, Fullerton takes on Purdue”—Tom Corvin Greg Bunch was the Fullerton big, all 6-foot-6, 190 of him.
Gabe (Antelope High/CCSF) Bealer played 19 minutes and provided 13 points, two boards and two assists in host Utah’s 95-71 victory over LSU on Thursday. He shot 3-4 from long distance in the NIT matchup. » Read more articles about Gabe Bealer.
Jordan (De La Salle) Ratinho shot 5-9 from three point range in scoring 20 points and leading USF to a 78-73 win over Utah Valley University on Thursday. Teammate Frankie (Burlingame High) Ferrari totaled 11 assists in the CBI Tournament quarterfinal pairing.. » Read more articles about Jordan Ratinho.
“Alex Wolff Tells Us How He Put Together An Awesome New Anthology Of Hoops Writing”—Alex Belth
Las Lomas 44, Palo Alto 41 “History-makers! Las Lomas beats Palo Alto, wins Division I crown”—Darren Sabedra “Palo Alto comes up short in NorCal Division I championship game”—Glenn Reeves “Defense lifts Las Lomas in NorCal championship”—Ethan Kassel Sheldon High 61, Bishop O’Dowd 60 “CIF NorCal basketball: Bishop O’Dowd edged by Sheldon in Open final”—Darren Sabedra Read More…
Friday’s state finals games, Golden 1 Center, Sacramento: DIV Stuart Hall-San Francisco (23-11) vs. View Park-Los Angeles (26-8), noon. DII Alameda (28-5) vs. Crossroads (24-9), 4 p.m. D1 Las Lomas (31-3) vs. Chino Hills (25-11), 8 p.m Saturday’s state finals, Golden 1 Center, Sacramento DV Argonaut-Jackson (29-5), vs. Santa Clarita Christian (25-9), noon DIII Pleasant Valley-Chico Read More…
“Los Gatos High boys basketball team completes historic season”—Phil Jensen
“Like Warriors, Alameda boys have turned it around”—Mitch Stephens