As is another of our traditions, we present our expanded, final Top 40 overall girls basketball team rankings, this time covering the 2017-18 season. We don’t go by computers but by eyeballs and more than 35 years experience ranking and evaluating teams. That experience also has shown us that final No. 1 teams for a...
NEW Girls BB State Top 20
The lone newcomer this week wasn’t even at .500 until this week but we kept them on the bubble and now Sacred Heart Cathedral of San Francisco is playing for all the marbles in Division I. With two nationally-ranked teams going down in the NorCal Open division, including the nation’s top team, meant a fairly...
Updated Girls BB State Top 20
With some Southern, Northern and Central California tournaments complete plus the Iolani Classic in Hawaii where four of the top five preseason teams were in action, it’s time to sort things out although movement at the top was minimal with the biggest change in the top teams coming with what has become a legitimate Sacred […]
NorCal CIF Girls Divisional Finals
Winners on the day at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento are St. Francis of Sacramento and Elk Grove. Winners at American Canyon High near Napa are Sacred Heart Cathedral, Cardinal Newman and Eastside College Prep of East Palo Alto. Writeups by Harold Abend & Paul Muyskens.
Girls BB: More State Coaches of Year
Congratulations to all of the Cal-Hi Sports State Coaches of the year for girls basketball. One of them started out 1-26 while another is a cancer survivor. Here is the rundown for each CIF division (note that Open Division coaches were considered for the CIF divisions their teams would have played in had teams not […]
Girls BB: Top players at NorCal All Star event
Two McDonald’s All Americans, several of California’s top stars and national level talent grace Fourth Annual PassThaBall Senior All Star game The Fourth Annual PassThaBall All Star game at Chabot College in Hayward featured two games. The second and marquee game at 1:30 may very well have had the best talent ever assembled in California […]