The 2005-06 seasons very first Spartan Rebounders meeting is slated to take place on October 15th at high noon!
Get on over to the Gold Room at the Simpkins Center at south campus, as this will be an excellent time to get acquainted with our new Basketball Coach George Nessman, his hand picked assistant coaches and the players.
Please plan to attend this awesome pre season event!
Are you ready for more pre season hoops info?
We have some interesting tid bits for you as follows!
SpartanThunder.com has scooped that your San Jose State Spartans will open the 2005-06 basketball season against the Red Raiders of Texas Tech in Lubbock Texas!
This will be a regional tournament labeled the "Coaches versus cancer" Classic.
Some of the teams participating will be the university of Portland, Texas Tech, San Jose State, and one more team to be announced shortly.
This is a Jimmy V foundation cancer research sponsored event.
The Coaches vs. Cancer Classic features 16 teams from across the country competing for the right to play for the tournament championship.
The event tips off the college basketball season as four of the nation's top-ranked teams host opening-round games.
Teams will battle to advance, where they will compete in the championship rounds of the tournament on national television.
Join them in fighting cancer by being a part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic!
Games to note in 2005-06 are as follows:
The Montana State tournament before christmas.
@ Pacific in Stockton, Ca
Drake at the Events Center
The top three players that we expect to lead the charge for SJSU are Alex Elam and DJ Brown. They were noted as the best players during the spring workouts.
Tyree Gardner is also expected to make a nice contribution this year.
Yesterday, we saw the team working out at the weight training facility at the south campus next to Spartan Stadium.
The guys were running in the sand pit, and lifting some weights.
More to come in regards to both the Spartan men and women cagers soon!