Category Archives: Boys Basketball Blog

Boys BB State Team of Year 2022

Centennial of Corona gains this spot on this all-time list that goes back more than 100 years for the second straight year. Of course, this time it’s after the Huskies essentially won it on the court in Sacramento. Note: We hope you enjoy this free post o Upcoming final state rankings and some of our […]

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CIF Champs in National Title Events?

The creation today of the State Champions Invitational, a boys and girls basketball tournament for selected championship teams, was announced by Skokie, Ill.-based Paragon Marketing Group. The inaugural event will take place April 7-9 in Florida. The event is a spin-off of GEICO Nationals, an end-of-season hoops tournament which combined both eligible state champions and highly-ranked independent […]

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More All-Time NBA Greats Updates

There is a section of categories in our state record book listing former California high school players who’ve gone on to win major honors in the NBA.

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LeDuc reaches 1,000 hoop wins

Mike LeDuc from Damien of La Verne becomes only the second boys basketball coach in state history to achieve 1,000 career wins and he did it on a night when his current team played at the school he had coached previously for 21 seasons. FOR THE STATE COACHING RECORD LIST AS IT LOOKED WHEN SEASON […]

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Boys BB: 2021-22 Transfer Rundown

Here’s a quick-hitting list of transfers that will impact this year’s boys basketball state rankings. It’s been a hectic off-season and we offer a rundown of where some of California’s elite players ended up, including some who left the state, and some who just transferred as recently as the past month. Look for our preseason Cal-Hi […]

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Boys BB: Major Showcase Schedules

In November, we will begin the release of our preseason 2021-22 Cal-Hi Sports boys basketball state rankings. As a preview to how things could shake out, here is a list of the major 2021-22 tournaments and classics involving California teams that figure to be ranked. Of course, the timetable for these events and this year’s […]

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All-State Boys BB Patch List

For those just interested in seeing the names of players who are on the Gold Club post for this year’s All-State Underclass Team for boys basketball 2021 without having to pay us any money, here is a simple alphabetical list. If you want the full presentation and are not Gold Club, please check out getting […]

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NBA Finals Alums 2021: Just Two

There’s only a pair of ex-California high school players who’ll be in this year’s NBA Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns, but they’ve both been all-stars and were instrumental in the Bucks winning the Eastern Conference title after their No. 1 player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, went down with a knee injury. RELATED: ALL-TIME NBA […]

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SoCal Boys/Girls BB Pairings Reaction

It’s been very hard for anyone looking at all these teams playing limited schedules to evaluate them so we don’t want to be too critical of the CIF in how it seeded teams for the upcoming CIF Southern California regional championships, which are starting Tuesday with the first round. The most important point is that […]

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Salute to Leo Allamanno

The former Fremont of Oakland boys basketball coach, who won more than 400 games with most of those wins in the glory days of the Oakland Athletic League in the 1960s and 1970s, died this week at age 99. He’ll always have a special place in the history of Cal-Hi Sports and this website for […]

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