Just as transfer students become eligible on Monday, Sierra Canyon Coach Ty Nichols made big news on Saturday by announcing that 6-foot-11 sophomore Marvin Bagley III, considered one of the top basketball players from the class of 2018, will be joining the Trailblazers.
"We're excited," Nichols said.
He played as a freshman for Tempe Corona del Sol.
Then he transfered to the Hillcrest Basketball Academy.
Nichols said paperwork will be submitted to the
Sierra Canyon is 9-1 and ranked No. 2 by The Times behind unbeaten Chino Hills.
It already has two highly regarded big men in juniors Ira Lee and Cody Riley. If Bagley sticks around for a couple of years, Sierra Canyon figures to be one of the top teams in the nation beyond this season.