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East Bay boys basketball poll — 1/22

Team Record Points Last week
1. Salesian (5) 16-3 75 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 14-3 70 2
3. Deer Valley 14-4 65 3
4. De La Salle 14-3 53 5
t5. El Cerrito 14-7 52 6
t5. Newark Memorial 10-7 52 7
t7. Dublin 14-4 46 11
t7. Monte Vista 14-4 46 4
9. San Leandro 13-4 36 10
10. McClymonds 11-7 28 9
11. Campolindo 12-5 26 8
12. St. Joseph Notre Dame 13-7 20 13
13. Mt. Eden 15-3 14 15
14. Heritage 15-4 12 14
15. Freedom 12-6 5 NR

Also receiving votes: None. Records are through Monday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay.

Posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports, East Bay Rankings | 11 Comments »

Piedmont’s MLK Memorial

In addition to the events being held on Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday, Piedmont High is hosting its usual event two days before on Saturday. Here’s that lineup of games:
Noon: College Prep vs.Marin Academy
1:30 p.m.: Acalanes vs. Liberty
3:15 p.m.: St. Mary’s vs. Moreau Catholic
5 p.m.: Piedmont vs. Marin Catholic
6:30 p.m.: Mt. Eden vs. Montgomery
8 p.m. Miramonte vs. San Marin

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children or students and free for Piedmont High students with ID card.

Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports | 1 Comment »

MLK “I Have a Dream” Classic info

The Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” Classic showcases each of the Oakland Athletic League boys basketball teams. It’s on Monday, Jan. 21 and this year will be played at Oakland’s Merritt College. Here’s the slate of games:

Noon: Fremont vs. Kipp King

1:30 p.m.: Castlemont vs. Grant, Sacramento

3 p.m.: Skyline vs. University-San Francisco

4:30 p.m.: Oakland Tech vs. Pinole Valley

6 p.m.: Oakland vs. Castro Valley

7:30 p.m.: McClymonds vs. San Leandro

Admission is $10 for adults. Ages 6-17 are $5 and children 5-and-under are free.

Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports | 2 Comments »

East Bay boys basketball poll — 1/14

Team Record Points Last week
1. Salesian (5) 12-3 75 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 11-3 70 2
3. Deer Valley 12-3 65 3
4. Monte Vista 12-3 54 8
5. De La Salle 12-2 51 4
6. El Cerrito 12-5 50 6
7. Newark Memorial 8-6 44 5
8. Campolindo 11-4 40 7
9. McClymonds 11-6 36 10
10. San Leandro 12-3 34 9
11. Dublin 12-4 31 11
12. Oakland Tech 13-4 20 13
13. St. Joseph Notre Dame 10-6 12 NR
14. Heritage 13-3 9 12
15. Mt. Eden 12-3 7 t15

Also receiving votes: Berkeley (7-8, 1 point), Freedom (10-6, 1). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay.

Posted on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports, East Bay Rankings | 15 Comments »

MLK Classic at Haas Pavilion

The MLK Classic, an all-day event put on by De La Salle, is back for another year. The Jan. 21 event will feature six boys basketball games at Berkeley’s Haas Pavilion. Here’s the lineup:

10:30 a.m. – Palo Alto vs. DeAnza

12:15 p.m. – Analy vs. Campolindo

2 p.m. – Palma-Salinas vs. St. Patrick-St. Vincent

3:45 p.m. – Sacramento vs. Bishop O’Dowd

5:45 p.m. – Salesian vs. De La Salle

7:30 p.m. – Newark Memorial vs. Deer Valley

TICKETS: You can save a little cash by buying presale tickets at the De La Salle bookstore from Tuesday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 18.  Bookstore hours are 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Presale general admission (bleacher) tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children, students and seniors. Reserved chair backs are $15 (includes all-day in and out access) and courtside seats are $20 (also includes in and out access). General admission tickets can also be bought online here: http://prepmo.com/tournaments/4

Tickets can also be purchased at the door, but prices are a little higher. General admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children/students/seniors. Chair backs are $20 and courtside seats are $25.

Gates open at 10 a.m.

Posted on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Under: Basketball | 5 Comments »

Friday’s O’Dowd-Castro Valley basketball game

Castro Valley is expecting a sell out for Friday’s West Alameda County Conference Foothill League boys basketball game with Bishop O’Dowd at 7 p.m.. The school will hold a presale on Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on campus in room 607. Tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. No passes will be allowed to gain admission into the game.

Posted on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports | No Comments »

De La Salle vs. Monte Vista game info

De La Salle hosts Monte Vista on Tuesday night in an East Bay Athletic League showdown. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on attending the 7 p.m. game:

- Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students

- Gates will open at 3:45 p.m.

- There are no in and out privileges

- Seating is first come first served

Last year, Monte Vista was the only EBAL team to beat the Spartans, doing so in Danville. Should be another good one Tuesday.

 

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2013
Under: Basketball | 8 Comments »

East Bay boys basketball poll – 1/7

Team Record Points Last week
1. Salesian (5) 10-3 75 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 9-3 70 2
3. Deer Valley 10-3 65 3
4. De La Salle 11-1 60 4
5. Newark Memorial 6-5 52 7
6. El Cerrito 10-5 47 8
7. Campolindo 9-4 42 9
8. Monte Vista 10-3 37 5
9. San Leandro 9-3 36 6
10. McClymonds 9-6 33 11
11. Dublin 9-4 32 10
12. Heritage 12-2 17 14
13. Oakland Tech 11-4 13 NR
t14. Mt. Eden 11-1 7 NR
t14. St. Mary’s 12-3 7 15

Also receiving votes: Berkeley (6-6, 5 points), St. Joseph Notre Dame (9-5, 4) Freedom (9-5, 3). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay.

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports, East Bay Rankings | 9 Comments »

Our first boys basketball poll of the season

Here it is. Enjoy!

East Bay Boys basketball poll

Team Record Points Last season
1. Salesian (5) 10-2 75 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 8-3 70 4
3. Deer Valley 9-3 65 7
4. De La Salle 9-1 60 2
5. Monte Vista 8-2 55 13
6. San Leandro 9-2 47 11
7. Newark Memorial 6-5 41 3
8. El Cerrito 10-5 35 12
9. Campolindo 8-4 33 14
10. Dublin 9-4 30 NR
11. McClymonds 8-6 24 6
12. Freedom 8-4 22 9
13. St. Joseph Notre Dame 8-4 18 5
14. Heritage 12-2 14 NR
15. St. Mary’s 12-3 5 NR

Also receiving votes: Oakland Tech (10-3, 2 points), Mt. Eden (10-1, 1), College Park (10-4, 1), Castro Valley (5-5, 1). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.

Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports | 8 Comments »

California’s Haley had double-double in upset of Monte Vista

California High senior Shane Haley had 21 points and 11 rebounds in the Grizzlies’ 45-41 upset of Monte Vista on Wednesday in the teams’ East Bay Athletic League openers.

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Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Under: Basketball | 1 Comment »