R.A. McMath's Travis Hamberger (left), here being defended by Centennial's Leif Skelding at the 2018 B.C. Junior Varsity championship tournament, will lead his Wildcats into the 2020 TBI this coming December. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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TBI Boys 2020: With a plethora of positivity and plenty of warm hoops karma, B.C.’s best accept invites for an early-season date at the LEC!

NORTH DELTA — Jesse Davis. Everett Swaim. Justin Sunga. Bobby Mabeny. KC Ibekwe. Ben Manns. Caleb Lyons. Rav Randhawa. Clay Kurtz. Karn Shergill. Rourke MacDonald. Travis Hamberger. Gyan Sandhu. Rhys Maestre. Milan John. Daniel Marcelo. Ekman Sohal. Arars Jahangiri. Jaydan Bains. Kyle Kong.

Kieran Sheretan and the rest of East Vancouver's Sir Charles Tupper Tigers have moved back into the top five in the latest B.C. senior boys Triple A basketball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior boys basketball 01.08.20 rankings: Belmont, Tammy, Guildford Park, Hugh Boyd, Highroad start 2020 on the rise!

LANGLEY —The longest ranking period of the season can often times be deceptive.The near three-week holiday stretch which closed out Monday finds many teams inactive, and others facing non-B.C. competition.Here’s a look at this week’s rankings:BOYSQUAD A (records, rankings reflect games played Dec. 18-Jan. 7. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)1 Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) […]

Fraser Valley Cascades' fifth-year guard Sukhjot Bains has looked to bring a more consistent shooting touch to the floor over his final season of university basketball. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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UFV’s Sukhjot Bains: In his quest for long-distance shooting mojo, Cascades senior guard says it’s the mind that matters most

ABBOTSFORD — Last season, Sukhjot Bains traded snow for rain in a transfer from NCAA Div. 1 Wisconsin-Green Bay back to his home province and a spot in U Sports with Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Cascades.Yet while frozen tundra gave way to puddles, the former high school superstar with Surrey’s Tamanawis Wildcats is the first to […]

W.J. Mouat's Tyler Nelson (left) and Gavin Bhullar of the New West Hyacks eye the prize Saturday at Terry Fox's Legal Beagle. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Vancouver College's Jason Soriano (right) does his best to slow Brent Padilla of Holy Cross during a quarterfinal play-in clash between a pair of Top 10 Quad-A teams Friday morning in PoCo. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Holy Cross beats VC in all-Catholic battle, Oak Bay tops Tammy: Legal Beagle’s Friday night Final Four dance card now complete

PORT COQUITLAM — The Holy Cross Crusaders and Oak Bay Bays will attempt to go 2-0 over perhaps the most competitive single day of their 2018-19 senior boys Quad A basketball seasons.

Miguel Tomley, pictured scoring two of his game-high 66 points in the final game of his B.C. high school career in March of 2018, is spending this season in Ontario at RISE Academy, prepping for a Div. 1 career set to begin this fall at Santa Clara. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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From Surrey to Santa Clara: Tammy’s superstar grad Miguel Tomley preps his game for sudden impact at Nash’s alma mater

SURREY — If you watched the way in which Miguel Tomley closed out his senior season last March, you would be correct in stating that only a handful of others in the long history of B.C. boys high school basketball were as ready to start an NCAA Div. 1 basketball career as the Tamanawis Wildcats’ […]

Sir Charles Tupper point guard Norben Bulosan (right) fends off the aggressive defence of Garfield's Rodriguez Green on Saturday in the Tamanawis Holiday Classic finale. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Tupper’s Norben Bulosan: “…man, he’s got the heart of a lion” says Garfield coach after ‘Dawgs top Tigers in Tammy tourney final

SURREY — It was the smallest guy on the floor who made the biggest impression on the head coach of Seattle’s defending Triple A state champion Garfield Bulldogs.

Burnaby South fans may well get a chance to enjoy another of these rare moments as the Rebels will enter the 2018-19 season as the clear B.C. Quad A title favourite. (Photo by Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
Miguel Tomley of Surrey's Tamanawis Wildcats finished his career as the all-time single-season scoring leader in B.C. boys high school basketball championship tournament history. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Miguel Tomley: So where does Tammy’s prodigious talent stand in the grand pecking order of B.C. high school hoops?

LANGLEY — It’s up to you, the basketball fan, to decide just where Miguel Tomley sits on a list of our province’s grandest-ever high school basketball talents.