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Ivan Rabb ’15 to Play in Premier Hoops Games

Varsity Men’s Basketball Coach Lou Richie ’89 Selected to Coach at Jordan Brand Classic


Photo by Shavon Jennings – Jennings Images

April will be a busy month for Ivan Rabb ’15.

On April 1, Rabb will participate as a member of the West Team in the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games being played at Chicago’s United Center. The game will be televised live on ESPN at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

Next on the calendar is the April 11 Annual Nike Hoop Summit, being played at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. As a member of the USA Junior National Select Team, Rabb and his teammates will go up against a World Select Team comprised of elite international players who are 19 years old or younger. Read more…

Basketball Teams Head to CIF NorCal Playoffs

After winning the North Coast Section D3 title on Saturday, the boys’ basketball team was given the No. 1 seed in the open division of the CIF NorCal playoffs and will face No. 8 seed St. Francis on Friday, March 13, at Laney College at 7 p.m. See bracket »

The girls’ basketball team is the No. 2 seed in the D3 CIF NorCal playoffs and will host the winner of the No. 7 Branham vs. No. 10 Patterson game (being played Wednesday, March 11) on Saturday, March 14, at O’Dowd beginning at 6 p.m. See bracket »

A Day in the Life of Paris Austin

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Ivan Rabb – McDonald’s All American

Michael Jordan was one. LeBron James was one. Kevin Durant was one. And now Ivan Rabb ’15 is one, too.

O’Dowd students gathered in the cafeteria after school on Jan. 28 to watch the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU erupted in cheers when it was announced that Rabb was named to the boys’ west team roster. See the final roster.

The nation’s top high school basketball all-star event will be played Wednesday, April 1, at Chicago’s United Center (the boys tip off at 9 p.m. Eastern Time) and will be televised live on ESPN.

Rabb is the first O’Dowd boys’ basketball player to be selected as a McDonald’s All American. Girls’ basketball player Oderah Chidom ’13 was the first Dragon ever selected for the games. Read more…

Paris Austin ’15 Breaks Single-Game Scoring Record

Paris Austin ‘15 scored a school single-game record 43 points – including 12 3-pointers – in a 108-77 victory over Piedmont High on Jan. 21.

The previous single-game scoring record holder, Jasen Powell ’90, now the head athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Clippers, scored 41 points in three quarters in 1990. “A 25-year reign is pretty good to hold a record. I’m glad it happened for this young fella,” Powell said.

Powell recalled that he spoke with Paris at a Clippers/Warriors game about O’Dowd basketball. “He told me that he was coming for that record and he did it! That inspiration, drive and desire can and will take him much further than the game of basketball,” Powell said.

What a performance by Paris Austin last night. He scored a school single-game record 43 points – with 12 3-pointers – in a 108-77 victory over Piedmont High.

Read the story »

Men’s Basketball Team Upsets #3 Wheeler

The Dragons took on some of the nation’s top high school teams at the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions, held in Springfield, Missouri, and at the Spaulding HoopHall Basketball Classic, held in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Places 3rd in Bass Pro Tournament of Champions

Read recap of Bass Pro Tournament of Champions third place game…

Read recap of the Spaulding HoopHall Basketball Classic upset over Wheeler…

O’Dowd in Tournament of Champions

Many have been asking how to follow our varsity men’s basketball team who is participating in the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions (http://tofc.weebly.com) in Springfield, MO. They open the tournament tonight at 6pm PST against Waynesville (MO). The Bass Pro Tournament of Champions is the #1 attended High School Basketball Tournament in America.

Live game stats and scores can be found here »

Also, I will be tweeting out results periodically through our O’Dowd Athletics Twitter account »

Carlos Arriaga
Go Dragons!

Basketball Team to Play on East Coast

The boys varsity basketball team has some big games ahead.

The team is headed to Springfield, Missouri, on Jan. 14 to play in the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions Classic .

Read a profile about the team…

Then the team will go to Springfield, Massachusetts, to participate in the Spalding Hoophall Classic . The Dragons will face Wheeler High School on Monday, Jan. 19, in a game to be televised on ESPN.

Bishop O’Dowd Playing on National Stage

It would be hard to find a Northern California high school boys basketball team with a more ambitious nonleague schedule than the one being played by Bishop O’Dowd this season.

As December came to a close, the Dragons were ranked No. 8 in the nation in the MaxPreps.com Xcellent 25 national rankings.

O’Dowd, which has opened this season with a 5-2 record, has already played the No. 1 team (Oak Hill Academy-Mouth of Wilson, Virginia) and the No. 5 team (Montverde Academy, Florida), and has a game scheduled against No. 2 Wheeler-Marietta, Georgia as well as a rematch with Oak Hill Academy. The Dragons traveled to Florida and Hawaii in December and are headed to a tournament in Missouri this month as well as a game in Massachusetts on Martin Luther King Day.

Click here for complete article on Contra Costa Times »

Article by Phil Jensen, Bay Area News Group

No. 1 Ben Simmons and No. 5 Ivan Rabb

Nearly two years ago when Ben Simmons made the 12-hour flight from Australia to the U.S. to enroll at Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) he mentally stored the list of the top basketball players in the 2015 class to give himself a goal to aspire to.

Atop that list? Ivan Rabb, a center at Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.).

“I wanted to see which players I needed to play against to be considered the best,” said Simmons, an LSU signee. “I love competition and I was pretty eager to matchup with those guys. Ivan was the No. 1 player; I definitely remember that.”

Now it’s Simmons who’s the marked man, holding down the No. 1 spot in the ESPN 100; Rabb checks in at No. 5. Read more…

Men’s Basketball History

League Championships

West Alameda County Conference – Foothill League
2013, 2014, 2015

Hayward Area Athletic League (HAAL)
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012

Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League (ACCAL)
1994, 1995

East Shore Athletic League (ESAL)
1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1993

Catholic Athletic League (CAL)
1956, 1957, 1959, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

North Coast Section (NCS) Championships

NCS – 1st Place
1979 (3A), 1980 (3A), 1981 (3A), 1982 (3A), 1983 (3A), 1984 (3A), 1986 (3A), 1988 (Div. I), 1994 (Div. I), 1996 (Div. I), 2003 (Div. I), 2004 (Div. III), 2010 (Div. III), 2012 (Div. III), 2013 (Div. III), 2014 (Div. III), 2015 (Div. III)

CIF – Northern California Championships

CIF Open Division – 1st Place
2014

CIF Division I – 1st Place
1981, 1983, 1986, 1988

CIF Division III – 1st Place
2004, 2007, 2010, 2011

California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Final State Rankings (1978 – 2005)

2004 (4th – Div. IV)
2000 (16th for all divisions)
1997 (8th – Div. I / 18th for all divisions)
1994 (7th – Div. I / 12th for all divisions)
1992 (6th – Div. I)
1991 (10th – Div. I)
1988 (3rd – Div. I)
1987 (6th – Div. I)
1986 (3rd – Div. I)
1983 (2nd – Div. I)
1982 (2nd – Class 3A)
1981 (3rd – Class 3A)
1978 (9th – Class 4A)

Other CIF Records/Honors (thru 2005)

4th in the state for most appearance in state finals
6 appearances

Most Games played in a season – 38
1965, 1970, 1978

Most Games played in a season – 39
1967, 1975

Best record in the 1980′s
275-49

Most wins in the 1980′s
275-49

Most wins in the 1960′s
281-63

Most wins all-time (1954 – 2005)
1,316-331

Most 30-win seasons (1959-1988)
10 seasons

Most 20-win seasons (1978-2005)
45 seasons

Most consective 20-win seasons (1978-2005)
28 seasons

Most consective section championships (1979-1984)
6

 

2014-15 Men’s Basketball Schedules & Results



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2014-15 Schedules / Results / Scores

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Click here for a combined schedule with all levels

2014-15 Men’s Basketball Rosters

Varsity

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No. Name (First & Last) Height Grade Position Previous School
2 Elijah Hardy 6′ 9 G St. Lawrence O’Toole School, Oakland
3 Paris Austin 5′ 10″ 12 G Montera Middle School, Oakland
5 Naseem Gaskins 6′ 9 G St. Leo the Great School, Oakland
10 Cameron Patterson 5′ 11″ 11 G Head Royce School, Oakland
11 Austin Walker 5′ 10″ 12 G St. Raymond School, Dublin
20 Je’Quari Baggett 6′ 1″ 10 G Principled Academy, Oakland
22 Alex Zhao 6′ 6″ 12 F St. Raphael Academy, Rhode Island
23 Ivan Rabb 6′ 10″ 12 F Montera Middle School, Oakland
24 Jeevin Sandhu 6′ 2″ 12 G Alvarado Niles Middle School, Union City
30 Franklin Longrus 6′ 4″ 12 F St. Leander School, San Leandro
32 Mike Hauser 6′ 10″ 11 C Iron Horse Middle School, San Ramon
33 Isaiah Thomas 6′ 9″ 12 F Kipp Bridge College Prep School
34 Arinze Chidom 6′ 8″ 12 F Assumption School, San Leandro
Coaching Staff
Lou Richie – Head Coach
Dante Patterson – Assistant Coach
Tony Frecerro – Assistant Coach
Mike Bannister – Assistant Coach
Pat Durgin – Assistant Coach
Manuel Cortez – Assistant Coach

Junior Varsity

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No. Name (First & Last) Height Grade Position Previous School
1 Reginald Conley 6′ 9 PG/SG Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
10 Michael Shilliday 5′ 9″ 10 PG St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
12 Yonatan Messay 5′ 11″ 10 PG Assumption School, San Leandro
14 Trevor Olofson 5′ 11″ 10 SG/SF St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
20 Noah Han 5′ 10″ 10 SG/SF Lincoln Middle School, Alameda
24 Nicholas Desler 5′ 10″ 10 SG Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
25 Kenneth Tompkins 6′ 5″ 9 PF/C Pleasanton Middle School
30 Walter Brostrom 6′ 3″ 10 SF/PF Prospect-Sierra Middle School, El Cerrito
33 Francisco Rabuy 6′ 10 SF/PF Alvarado Niles Middle School, Union City
34 Matts Benson 6′ 2″ 10 SG/SF Willard Middle School
40 Jalen Scott 5′ 11″ 9 SG/SF St. Joseph School, Pinole
42 William Huntington 6′ 6″ 10 PF/C St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
52 Miles Owens 6′ 5″ 9 PF/C Montera Middle School, Oakland
Coaching Staff
Gerald D. Bennett- Head Coach
David Simril – Assistant Coach

Freshmen

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No. Name (First & Last) Height Grade Position Previous School
2 Brian Turner Jr. 5′ 4″ 9 G Gale Ranch Middle School
3 Jason Brown 5′ 7″ 9 G John Muir MIddle School
5 Darryl Walker 5′ 5″ 9 G St. Leo the Great School, Oakland
11 Aaron Chang 5′ 6″ 9 G Assumption School, San Leandro
13 David Champion 5′ 7″ 9 F Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
15 John Wade 5′ 7″ 9 G Montera Middle School, Oakland
21 Terique Owens 5′ 6″ 9 G Gale Ranch Middle School
23 Alex Oakley 5′ 7″ 9 F St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
31 Javier Perez 5′ 8″ 9 F St. Felicitas School, San Leandro
32 Reginald McFadden 5′ 9″ 9 F Montera Middle School, Oakland
35 Shane Dolan 6′ 9 F Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
41 Marcos Santa Cruz 5′ 8″ 9 F Saklan Valley School
45 Andrew Crudo 5′ 6″ 9 G Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
55 Samuel Showalter 6′ 4″ 9 C Alameda Community Learning Center
Coaching Staff
Kareem Jackson- Head Coach

Thank you for helping us keep our records current. If you have any updates or additions to our list, please email Carlos Arriaga, Associate Athletic Director at carriaga@bishopodowd.org . Go Dragons!

Player Name Year Grad University
Sebastian Flores 2014 San Francisco State
Victor Davis 2013 Dominican University
Brandon Ashley 2012 University of Arizona
Josh Crum 2012 Holy Names University
Marcus Green 2012 Merritt College
Kendall Jackson 2012 Columbia University
Richard Longrus Jr. 2012 Washington State
Anders Haas 2011 Iona University
Lorenzo Manag 2011 University of California, Merced
Phil Redmon 2011 University of Hawaii Hilo
Jordan Barton 2010 Chico State
Nick Cappiti 2010 West Valley State
Julian Redmon 2010 University of Hawaii Hilo
J.T. Thomas 2010 California State University, Monterey
Justin Yeargin 2010 Diablo Valley College
Justin Brue 2009 University of California, San Diego
Daniel Koches 2008 Santa Barbara City College
Jordan Turner 2008 University of Pacific
Sean Lewis 2007 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Brandon Walker 2007 Loyola Marymount / University of Alaska-Anchorage
Evan Sanzo-Davis 2006 Las Positas / Seattle University
Jesse Byrd 2005 University of San Francisco
Chris Cobb 2005 Menlo College
Tommy Arnold 2004 San Diego City College / Seattle Pacific University
David Brower 2004 Fresno State
Lance Holloway 2003 San Jose State University
Johnnie Bryant 2003 University of Utah
Jamil Muchell 2003 San Francisco State University
Dave Brutocao-Kemp 2002 University of California, Berkeley
Will Bonner 2001 Chico State University
Garry Hill-Thomas 2000 University of Nevada, Reno
Tony Champion 1999 Sacramento State University
Justin Logan 1999 Idaho State University
Derek Lambeth 1999 Sacramento State University
Mike DeGrazia 1998 University of California, San Diego
Jono Metzger-Jones 1997 University of Pacific, Stockton
Tony Freccero 1996 Cal State University, Hayward
Scott Darmstadt 1996 University of California, Davis
Reggie Jackson 1996 Cal State University, Hayward
Brian Smith 1995 Claremont, McKenna (Los Angeles)
Alan Villela 1995 Lewis & Clark (Oregon)
Eddie Abram 1994 Dominican University
Kevin Taylor 1993 Cal State – Northridge
Jamie Rachal 1993 Dillard University
Kareem Jackson 1992 Washington State University
Ivan Dodic 1992 Saint Mary’s College
Zuri Williams 1991 University of California, Irvine
Damon Covington 1991 Stanislaus State
Jason Powell 1990 San Diego Statetate
Eric Robinson 1990 University of Nevada at Reno
Eric Bjornson 1990 Univ. of Wash. New England – NFL
Lou Richie 1989 Clemson U
Bart Ensley 1989 Louisiana Tech
Steve Smith 1988 University of California – Davis
Mike Dones 1988 Howard University
Meredith Bell 1988 Yale University
Kason Jackson 1988 University of California – Santa Barbaraí
Tony Nicholas 1987 Weber State – Utah
Matt Muehlebach 1987 University of Arizona
Eric Fisher 1986 San Francisco State University
Mark McCathrion 1985 University of San Francisco
Karl Larsen 1985 Santa Clara University
Craig Wallace 1984 Menlo College
Chris Gray 1984 University of Pacific
Tony Ronzone 1983 Nevada, Reno and Long Beach State
Kevin Maas 1983 Cal Berkeley, N. Y. Yankees – Baseball
Eric Holloway 1983 Arizona State University
Brian Shaw 1983 U.C. Santa Barbara, L.A. Lakers – NBA
Tony Jackson 1982 DePaul Universitysity
Marvin Harris 1981 Cal State – Bakersfieldield
Andre Rivers 1981 University of California – Davis
Dr. Kent Hagan 1980 Weber State, Utah
John Shaddle 1979 Carroll College, Montana

Contact


Varsity Head Coach
Lou Richie
(510) 577-9100 EXT. 117
Email

Junior Varsity Head Coach

Gerald Bennett
(510) 577-9100 EXT. 193
Email

Freshmen Head Coach

Kareem Jackson
Email

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