The Chabot College Classic men’s basketball tournament begins today (Dec. 28). There are seven Bay Area teams competing and four teams ranked in the top 20 in state, led by Chabot, No. 2 NorCal, No. 7 State. Also, Chabot’s 7-foot center Kyle Luckett is attracting NBA scouts. The Portland Trail Blazers are scheduled to watch him on Wednesday, and the Chicago Bulls attended Chabot’s last game against Modesto JC.
Here is today’s first-round schedule: Las Positas vs. Contra Costa, 1 p.m.; Merritt vs Cabrillo, 3 p.m.; Alameda vs. Redwoods, 5 p.m., and Chabot vs. Napa Valley, 7 p.m.