Boys Basketball: Key dates, information for 2013-14 season

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AURORA 2013-14 BOYS BASKETBALL SEASON

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BOYS BASKETBALL

KEY DATES: Nov. 13 — Practices allowed; Dec. 2 — First contests allowed; Dec. 5-7 — Overland at Great Western Shootout (Orem, Utah); Jan. 2-4 — Aurora Public Schools Classic;  Feb. 21 — Regular season completed; Feb. 26 — Class 5A first round playoffs; March 1— 5A second round; March 5 — 5A Sweet 16; March 7 — 5A Great 8 (Denver Coliseum); March 13-15 — 5A/4A Final Four (Coors Events Center)

2012-13 RECORDS: Aurora Central* — 17-7 overall (8-1 in 5A/4A EMAC); Cherokee Trail* — 18-8 overall (12-2 in 5A Centennial League); Eaglecrest — 23-5 overall (11-3 in 5A Centennial); Gateway — 6-17 overall (4-5 in 5A/4A EMAC); Grandview – 16-8 overall (10-4 in 5A Centennial League); Hinkley — 8-15 overall (5-4 in 5A/4A EMAC); Overland — 15-10 overall (6-8 in 5A Centennial League); Rangeview — 20-5 overall (8-1 in 5A/4A EMAC); Regis Jesuit* — 21-5 overall (10-1 in 5A Continental League); Smoky Hill — 5-19 overall (1-13 in 5A Centennial League); Vista PEAK — 9-15 overall (5-7 in 3A/4A Colorado 7 League)  * — Denotes league champion

PLAYERS TO WATCH: KyRon Allen, G, sr., Grandview; Blend Avdili, F/C, jr., Eaglecrest; Ronnie Barfield, F, soph., Cherokee Trail; Kip Boryla, C, jr., Regis Jesuit; Trey Bridges, G, sr., Rangeview; Devon Brown, G, sr., Grandview; Noah Butler, G/F, jr., Vista PEAK; Trent Clay, G/F, sr., Smoky Hill; Elijah Coleman, F, soph., Aurora Central; Austin Conway, G, jr., Overland; De’Ron Davis, C, soph., Overland; Chance Drake, F/C, sr., Hinkley; Austin Hall, F/C, sr., Gateway; Jaisean Jackson, G, sr., Eaglecrest; Devin Kadillak, G/F, sr., Regis Jesuit; LaDerian King, G, sr., Eaglecrest; Tyler Larkin, G, sr., Cherokee Trail; Izaiah Lottie, G, jr., Cherokee Trail; Brolon Moton, F/C, sr., Hinkley; Jeremiah Paige, G, sr., Rangeview; Jervae Robinson, G, soph., Overland; Elijah Ross, G, jr., Eaglecrest; Elijah Sanford, F/C, jr., Regis Jesuit; Bryan Staerkel, G/F, jr., Regis Jesuit; Ladarius Thomas, G, soph., Aurora Central; David Thornton, F, soph., Cherokee Trail;  Romello Washington, G, sr., Vista PEAK; Chris Williams, G, sr., Smoky Hill; T’Aren Williams, sr., G/F, Overland; Isaiah Young, F/C, jr., Vista PEAK

COACHES: Aurora Central — Ian Calvert; Cherokee Trail — Morgan Gregory; Eaglecrest — John Olander; Gateway — Ernest Jones; Grandview — Gary Childress; Hinkley — Calvin Kelley; Overland — Danny Fisher; Rangeview — Shawn Palmer; Regis Jesuit — Ken Shaw; Smoky Hill — Keenon Clement; Vista PEAK — Josh Brenning

Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. Facebook: Aurora Prep Sentinel