Solid start at the NorCal Fall JUCO Jamboree

23 September 2023

The NorCal Fall JUCO Jamboree 2023 provided an exciting platform for junior college basketball teams to showcase their skills and readiness for the upcoming season. The event, held at City College of San Francisco from September 23rd to 24th, featured several teams from the Northern California region.

Merritt College put up a solid performance all weekend with a dominant presence in the paint. The team’s physicality and discipline on the court were notable, and a solid 3 -1 record, only losing to City College of San Francisco by 11, earned them recognition as a contender in the conference season.

The NorCal Fall JUCO Jamboree 2023 served as a valuable scouting ground for college recruiters, who were in attendance to evaluate the talent on display. Several players impressed with their skills and athleticism, potentially opening doors to higher-level basketball programs.

The tournament emphasized the importance of solid fundamentals, teamwork, and adaptability. These aspects are crucial for junior college teams looking to make a mark in their respective conferences.