Skyline College Men's Basketball
Skyline Men's Basketball is committed to fielding a team of local players. Our primary focus is Development- both on and off the court. As a result, our players are prepared for success at the four-year level. Since 2005, former Skyline players have appeared in one National Championship game, five NCAA Tournaments, been named All-American once and All-Conference six times. In addition, three former players have signed professional contracts. Of our players who have moved on to play at the four-year level, 79% have done so on athletic scholarship.
Academic success is also a key component at Skyline. A recipient of the prestigious Scholar Team Award, our program boasts a 96% graduation/transfer rate among two-year players. In addition, members of the Men's Basketball team have been named to the Dean's List 82 times.
Season in Review
The Trojans finished the 2016-17 season one win shy of the state tournament. Competing in the toughest conference in the North, Skyline had the 6th highest winning % of the 14 schools in the Coast Conference. The Trojans lost only 3 games all year to teams ranked outside the top 18 in Northern California.
Skyline played every game of the season without a starter over 6’3. The Trojans used great teamwork, spacing and ball movement on offense, resulting in great offensive efficiency. Skyline ranked 6th in the state in FG% at 48.7% and 7th in the state in 3FG% at 37.3%.
A number of local HS talents also had very successful seasons.
Justin Gutang (Burlingame HS) ranked 2nd in the state in 3FG% at 48.5%.
Clayton Ladine (Burton HS) ranked 4th in the state in steals per game at 2.5.
Antonio Hughes (Lowell HS) averaged 14ppg & 6 rpg.
Soren Carpenter (Lowell HS) averaged 10ppg, shooting 53.5% from the field.
Romel Greene (South San Francisco HS) shot 40% from 3 and 78% from the FT line.
Jacob Salinero (Half Moon Bay HS) finished the season 18-22 from the FT line.
Kylan Jones (Lincoln HS) shot 52.9% from the field.
Hughes Named All-Tournament
Sophomore Antonio Hughes (Lowell HS) was named to the All-Tournament team at the Solano Tournament November 10-12. Over the three days, Antonio averaged 20.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. He also shot 52% from the field.
Skyline defeated College of the Redwoods 94-82 to earn 3rd place in the tournament.