Coach Smith Sees Justin Cobbs in Title Game

Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith watched Gopher signee Justin Cobbs, a 6-foot-3 guard from Torrance (CA) Bishop Montgomery, play in the California Division IV title game. Cobbs finished with 24 points, but fell to Richmond Salesian 65-64, despite having a 59-50 lead with just over four minutes to play.

Richmond Salesian was led by 6-foot-7 big man Desmond Simmons, who had 31 points and 19 rebounds. Salesian used their size advantage to out-rebound Montgomery 44-28, including grabbing 20 offensive boards.

Jabari Brown had 14 points to pace Salesian. Bishop Montgomery received 24 from Justin Cobbs and 13 points from Michael Panaggio.

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