High-SchoolCalifornia: 2012 All-State nominations
Willie Eashman/ESPNHSMarsalis Johnson tosses pass for Village Christian in 2012 CIF Division V championship.Here is a look at our updated board of those under consideration for our various all-state teams, which will be done within the next week for the 34th season. More than 400 players now on the list.
Note: It is still not too late to send in a nomination. Each one should include each athlete's height, position, year in school, significant statistics. Comparing a player not on the board yet to one who already is can be very important toward eventual selection. Limit each nomination to one page please. Send to: Mark.Tennis@espn.com or FAX (209) 463-1219 or call (209) 463-9050.
Also, be aware that not all freshmen, sophomores or juniors we are considering for all-state underclass may be on this list. We also normally wind up choosing players who aren't on this list for some of the smaller CIF enrollment divisions as well. These players will come to light when all of the various major newspaper-based honor squads are released.
Don't assume we know all there is to know about a player on the list, either. Send us info to make sure all facts are turned in and placed into our files.
Here is the updated list of nominations currently on our board for the various 2012 all-state boys basketball teams:
Willie Eashman/ESPNHSStanley Johnson (41) and D'Erryl Williams (2) scramble for loose ball in CIF state final.It’s time to get rolling toward the selection of the 33rd annual all-state teams. The first step is our list of nominees, which includes more than 350 players. Previous all-state picks have included Jason Kidd, Reggie Miller, Paul Pierce, Kevin Johnson, Jeremy Lin and many more.
Note: This list is compiled so that coaches, parents and readers can submit additions, corrections and make comments (anonymously of course) about which players should be selected when all information is received. Nominations are always welcome. This list will be updated and posted one more time prior to the teams being finalized on April 20 and announced over the following weekend.