WHO WILL BE CALIFORNIA'S MR. BASKETBALL FOR 2003?

It's never too early to start the nomination process for the annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state boys basketball teams. Our exclusive all-state selections have been coming out for nearly 20 years and our State Player of the Year lists extend back nearly 100 years. For the second year, our package of 2003 postseason honors will be topped by the next Mr. Basketball honoree. Here are some official nominees we've come up with. This list will be updated for the next month, too, so keep checking the site.

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CALIFORNIA MR. BASKETBALL 2003

LIST OF NOMINEES

All of the below have been listed due to their performances during the 2002-03 season, some for completing outstanding careers, others for being top players on top teams. We will accept additional nominees from all readers, although this list and future updates will convert to being part of our premium subscription within three days. We also encourage all comments and suggestions about all of these outstanding players. Who do you think should be Mr. Basketball? Who should be a player of the year for each CIF playoff division? Who's the best among freshmen, sophomores and juniors?

Don't wait until the last moment to let us know about someone we may have missed. For each nomination, be sure to include any comparison stats to other players, overall stats and contact information so we can reach you to ask any follow up questions. Send all info and comments to: mark@studentsports.com or call (209) 463-9050. The office FAX is (209) 463-1219.

Aaron Afflalo (Centennial, Compton) Jr.

Santiago Aguirre (Santa Barbara) Sr.

Mohamed Akubar (Rancho Bernardo, San Diego) Sr.

Curtis Allen (Rolling Hills Prep, Rolling Hills Estates) Jr.

Ryan Angel (Rocklin) Sr.

Brody Angley (Enterprise, Redding) Jr.

Justin Argenal (De La Salle, Concord) Jr.

Trevor Ariza (Westchester, Los Angeles) Sr.

Davis Baker (Capistrano Valley, Mission Viejo) Jr.

Alex Banks (Cathedral, Los Angeles) Sr.

Alex Bausley (Fairfax, Los Angeles) Sr.

Kevin Bell (Fairfax, Los Angeles) Sr.

Sam Betty (Stockdale, Bakersfield) Sr.

Darrell Birton (Wilcox, Santa Clara) Sr.

Jon Black (Clovis) Sr.

Jerrod Boswell (El Capitan, Lakeside) Sr.

Ruben Boykin (University, Los Angeles) Sr.

Mark Bradford (Fremont, Los Angeles) Sr.

Anthony Brown (Capital Christian, Sacramento) Sr.

Johnny Bryant (Bishop O'Dowd, Oakland) Sr.

David Burgess (Woodbridge, Irvine) Jr.

Davis Cantor (Loyola, Los Angeles) Jr.

Tyrell Cleaves (Hanford) Sr.

Richard Cobbs (Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley) Sr.

Heath Colvin (Riverdale) Sr.

Ike Count (McClymonds, Oakland) Sr.

Jeremy Cross (Rancho Buena Vista) Sr.

Scott Cutley (Westchester, Los Angeles) Sr.

Shaun Davis (Lincoln, San Diego) Sr.

Sead Dizdarevic (Highlands, North Highlands) Sr.

Jared Dudley (Horizon, San Diego) Sr.

Marcus Everett (Chaminade, West Hills) Jr.

Jordan Farmar (Taft, Woodland Hills) Jr.

Avi Fogel (Torrey Pines, San Diego) Sr.

Khalif Ford (Diamond Bar) Sr.

Jimmy Goffredo (Crescenta Valley, La Crescenta) Sr.

Kendrick Grace (Modesto) Sr.

Sean Green (Fontana) Jr.

Tigran Grigorian (Mesrobian, Pico Rivera) Sr.

Bryan Harvey (Carson) Soph.

Justin Hawkins (Mayfair, Lakewood) Sr.

Mike Hernandez (Whittier) Sr.

Billy Hofman (La Canada) Sr.

Kevin Houston (San Gorgonio, San Bernardino) Sr.

Kyle Huggett (Amador, Sutter Creek) Sr.

William Hunt (Elsinore, Lake Elsinore) Sr.

Ekene Ibekwe (Carson) Sr.

Kyle Jeffers (Montgomery, Santa Rosa) Sr.

Brad Jennings (Big Bear, Big Bear Lake) Sr.

Amir Johnson (Verbum Dei, Los Angeles) Soph.

Kejuan Johnson (Artesia, Lakewood) Sr.

Thomas Juillerat (Amador Valley, Pleasanton) Sr.

Lorenzo Keeler (Escondido) Jr.

Mark Kelley (La Salle, Pasadena) Sr.

Simon Knight (St. Mary's, Berkeley) Sr.

Josh Kramer (Torrey Pines, San Diego) Sr.

Eric Lane (St. John Bosco, Bellflower) Sr.

Keith Lawrence (Moorpark) Sr.

Khorry Lewis (San Gorgonio, San Bernardino) Sr.

Mark Lovein (Esperanza, Anaheim) Sr.

Sean Marshall (Eisenhower, Rialto) Sr.

Layton Matthews (Twentynine Palms) Sr.

Dominic McGuire (Lincoln, San Diego) Sr.

Michael Medeiros (Hilmar) Sr.

Evan Moore (Brea-Olinda, Brea) Sr.

Mike Moreno (Wilson, Hacienda Heights) Sr.

A.J. Moskus (University, Irvine) Jr.

Maurice Neal (Canoga Park) Sr.

DeMarcus Nelson (Vallejo) Jr.

Kurt Oliver (Rim of the World, Lake Arrowhead) Sr.

Dwight O'Neil (Washington, Easton) Jr.

Jerryck Owens-Murrey (El Cerrito) Sr.

Mike Pagan (Verbum Dei, Los Angeles) Sr.

Ian Parks (Montebello) Sr.

Brandon Peace (Bishop Montgomery, Torrance) Sr.

Devin Peal (Kennedy, Richmond) Sr.

Sean Phaler (Villa Park) Sr.

Tim Pierce (Fremont, Oakland) Jr.

Gyno Pomare (El Camino, Oceanside) Jr.

Leon Powe (Technical, Oakland) Sr.

Ray Reed (Inglewood) Sr.

Aaron Richman (Santa Ynez) Sr.

Robert Rothbart (Monta Vista, Cupertino) Jr.

Brett Rubin (Mission, San Francisco) Sr.

Zach Ryan (Garces, Bakersfield) Sr.

Drew Sanchez (Salinas) Sr.

Matt Sargeant (Ocean View, Huntington Beach) Jr.

Harrison Schaen (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) Sr.

Kyle Shiloh (Garces, Bakersfield) Sr.

Josh Shipp (Fairfax, Los Angeles) Jr.

Marcus Slaughter (J.W. North, Riverside) Sr.

Christian Smith (Narbonne, Harbor City) Sr.

Steve Smith (Taft, Woodland Hills) Sr.

Tron Smith (Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley) Sr.

James Spencer (Stoneridge Prep, Tarzana) Sr.

D.J. Strawberry (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) Sr.

Elijah Swan (Lemoore) Sr.

Kevin Sweeney (Temple City) Sr.

Robert Swift (Garces, Bakersfield) Jr.

Bryce Taylor (Harvard-Westlake, N. Hollywood) Jr.

Guy Ten Fingers (Downey, Modesto) Sr.

Drew Terry (Northwood, Irvine) Sr.

Quentin Thomas (Technical, Oakland) Jr.

Tyler Tiedeman (Montgomery, Santa Rosa) Sr.

Larry Tieu (Rowland, Rowland Heights) Sr.

Rodney Timmerman (Paso Robles) Sr.

Angelo Tsagarakis (Casa Grande, Petaluma) Sr.

Rico Tucker (University, San Diego) Jr.

Ayinde Ubaka (Oakland) Sr.

Alfonso Velasquez (Williams) Sr.

Chris Walker (Foothill, Sacramento) Sr.

Fred Washington (Bishop Montgomery, Torrance) Sr.

Wesley Washington (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) Sr.

Mikel Watson (El Camino, Oceanside) Sr.

Curtis Webster (Hoover, San Diego) Jr.

Shawn Weinstein (Peninsula, R.H. Estates) Sr.

Alan Wiggins (Horizon, San Diego) Sr.

Jacob Wild (Immanuel, Reedley) Sr.

Derrick Williams (Price, Los Angeles) Sr.

Dwain Williams (Chaparral, Temecula Valley) Soph.

Jeremiah Williams (Eastside Prep, Palo Alto) Sr.

Trayvon Williams (Fontana) Sr.

Dominique Willis (Hollywood) Sr.

John Winston (Hercules) Sr.

David White (Monte Vista Christian, Watsonville) Sr.

Wendell White (Redondo, Redondo Beach) Sr.

Omar Wilkes (Loyola, Los Angeles) Sr.

Dorell Wright (Leuzinger, Lawndale) Sr.

David Young (Sacramento) Sr.

Nick Young (Cleveland, Reseda) Jr.


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