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Boys BB: All-State Best of Best

One year after Lonzo Ball was written up for this top group of 10 players, brother LiAngelo gets his turn and joins nine others as first team overall and headliners for the 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state boys basketball teams. These players are named regardless of year in school or CIF division and two of […]

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Boys BB: All-State 2nd, 3rd Overall

The 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State boys basketball teams roll on with this roll out of the those written up and featured prominently on second & third team overall. Some of those on these teams may be obvious, but we also are trying to find a few players who may be great down the road […]

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8 Locals In 2017 Ballislife A-A Game

RELATED: Ticket Info | Game Record Book | Game Alumni | View Complete 2016 Game | View Complete 2015 Game | View Complete 2014 Game  The 7th annual Ballislife All-American Game presented by Eastbay will take place on May 6 at Long Beach City College (Long Beach, Calif.). Many of the nation’s top seniors are scheduled to participate […]

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Mr. Basketball 2017: Ethan Thompson

State’s top honor goes to versatile guard from Bishop Montgomery of Torrance whose skill level, work ethic and leadership led his team to coveted CIF Open Division state crown. Team success helps one of the best players ever from L.A.’s South Bay region edge UCLA-bound point guard Jaylen Hands and junior standouts Marvin Bagley and Jordan […]

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FINAL Boys BB Expanded Top 40

As is another of our traditions, we present our expanded, final Top 40 overall boys basketball team rankings, this time covering the 2016-17 season. The team getting a bump based on the CIF state finals is D2 state champ Esperanza of Anaheim. Did D3 champ Mission of San Francisco make the cut? Only one team...

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Saturday Boys BB State Finals

California’s Knights of the roundball table and Kings of the court are from Bishop Montgomery of Torrance, which won in the first-ever CIF Open Division state final played at the Golden 1 Center over Woodcreek of Roseville. Look for Bishop Montgomery’s final coronation as State Team of the Year coming on Monday. In the D2 […]

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Friday Boys BB State Finals

By winning CIF state titles on Friday, Corona Roosevelt’s Steve Singleton (D1) and Rolling Hills Prep’s Harvey Kitani (D5) make history by becoming the second and third coaches to win state championships at two different programs. Mission of San Francisco (D3) makes history of its own by becoming the first public school from the City […]

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Boys BB: Open-D1 State Predictions

It’s too hard to choose against the SoCal teams once again in this year’s top two games of the CIF State Basketball Championships, which will be held this weekend at Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. But there are unknowns. Bishop Montgomery didn’t exactly light the gym on fire when it opened the season in […]

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NEW Boys BB State Top 20 Rankings

It will be No. 1 Bishop Montgomery vs. No. 4 Woodcreek in Saturday’s Open Division state final to see which school will win its first Open state crown. The only other state final that will match two ranked teams will be in Division I with No. 8 Roosevelt of Eastvale taking on new No. 20...

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Super 8 Boys BB State Ranks Update

Woodcreek can still steal the final No. 1 ranking at the end, but for now still has to be fourth heading into CIF Open Division state title game behind No. 3 Chino Hills. SoCal D1 champ Roosevelt of Eastvale also moves up into the eighth spot. NOTE: Our updated State Top 20 with lists of […]

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