Sandoval could be real deal for 'DogsGo here for the remainder.
The Fresno Bee
January 7, 2009
Robert Sandoval is an extraordinary point guard who plays basketball at a high school 6 miles away from Fresno State, which is ordinary at the position.
But the Bulldogs don't want him -- not yet.
A week ago, the Clovis East senior dropped 31 points on Centennial-Compton, a top-50 team nationally.
Last summer, he toasted similar powers, Mater Dei-Santa Ana and Bishop Gorman-Nevada, for 36 and 30.
A year ago, he stepped out of a four-hour morning bus ride after playing the night before and delivered 31 points, 10 assists, eight steals and three rebounds against Cleveland-Reseda, whose coach, Osiris Nalls, said: "We see more athletic guards down here, but his skill level and IQ level are better. He's pretty much in a category by himself."
Against major-college guard prospects from these programs, the 6-foot Sandoval beats them off the dribble, defends them off the dribble, breaks their press, scores rim-high, passes and manages the game.
"Robert stands out in those games -- for both teams," Clovis East coach Tim Amundsen says...
Friday, January 8, 2010
An interesting recruiting story on Robert Sandoval
Fresno doesn't qualify as northern California but here's an article on one of my favorite players to watch: