Posted On: 09/30/19 3:13 PM

There are many talented players. Sometimes it takes more than just basketball skills to gain a competitive edge. Being a quality student athlete means competing on and off the court. It’s simple self preservation. The higher the GPA and test scores, the more college scholarship opportunities available. In this article PH takes a look at some of the top Academic performers from the Top 250 Expo in California.

Royce Samaniego 6'5 SF Vistamar 2020 - From the opening tip of the Expo, Samaniego impressed me. He consistently found ways to get buckets. Based on his high on court IQ, It came as no surprise to me that he's a 3.6 student that scored 29 on his ACT. The playmaking wing, currently has received interest from Chapman University in California, and Willamette and Linfield college in Oregon.

Keavie Love 6'2 SG El Camino 2021 - Perhaps the most dynamic player at the Expo. Love was Un-guardable. Explosive athlete that continuously put his head down and attacked the rim. I was impressed with his athletic ability and conditioning. I was even more impressed after I had a chance to speak with him. A 3.6 student, Love is currently receiving interest from Yale,

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