Former Archbishop Mitty-San Jose star Aaron Gordon will hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss "plans and decisions," his mother, Shelly Davis Gordon, said in a text message to this newspaper. Yahoo Sports reported earlier in the day that Gordon plans to announce this week that he is entering the NBA draft.
Gordon, who just completed his freshman season at Arizona, is ranked sixth on ESPN analyst Chad Ford's big board.
The 6-foot-9 forward helped lead Arizona to the NCAA tournament West Regional final, averaging 12.4 points and eight rebounds. He was named Pac-12 Conference freshman of the year.
The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (PIT) features the top 64 seniors from across the country competing in a four-day, 12-game tournament in front of representatives from NBA franchises and international organizations.
Huestis has been assigned to the Sales Systems, LTD team, which also includes Davante Gardner (Marquette), Niels Giffey (Connecticut), Tyler Johnson (Fresno State), Rian Pierson (Toledo), Markel Starks (Georgetown), David Stockton (Gonzaga) and Talib Zanna (Pittsburgh).
Santa Clara is tied for third place and Saint Mary's is seventh after the first day of the West Coast Conference men's golf championships in Bremerton, Wash. BYU leads with a 3-under 285 total, followed by Pacific at 286 and Santa Clara and USF at 288 at Gold Mountain Golf Club. Saint Mary's is at 292. Pacific's Byron Meth is the individual leader at 6-under 66. The Broncos' Tyler Kertson and Scott Lowe and the Gaels' Cody Robinson are in a group tied for seventh at 71.
San Jose State is tied for sixth with Oregon at 594, 13 strokes behind leader Washington in the 15-team field. Cal is in 13th place at 607. Hannah Suh (150) had the lowest score for the Bears.
Saint Mary's sophomore catcher Andrea Hazel was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week. She led the Gaels to wins over Cal and San Diego, hitting two home runs against the Bears. For the week, she was 6 for 15.
Staff writer Darren Sabedra and wire services contributed to this report.