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Southern Section's Open Division playoffs take center stage

Southern Section's Open Division playoffs take center stage

Thanks to the “Killer Bs” — Bagley, Bol and Ball — high school basketball fans in Southern California are about to experience an excitement few others can equal.

Marvin Bagley III, a 6-foot-11 junior; Bol Bol, a 7-1 junior, and the Ball brothers, senior LiAngelo and sophomore LaMelo, are attracting so much attention that not even TMZ can keep up.

It has inspired the CIF Southern Section to make a large financial commitment to play the Open Division semifinals Feb. 24 at USC’s 10,280-seat Galen Center even though there’s no guarantee the top four teams  — Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, Chino Hills, Santa Ana Mater Dei and Torrance Bishop Montgomery  — will make...

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