Head coach: Gary Hannig, ninth season
2014-15 record: 18-9 (12-4 III Southern, third)
Returning lettermen (starters): Nine (four)
Top players: G Jake Epstein (Jr.), C Max Hisatake (Sr.), G Ethan Fridman (Sr.)
Outlook: Epstein averaged 18.7 points per game last year and along with Hisatake (13.4 ppg, 13.0 rebounds per game) and Fridman (11.9 ppg), leads a list of nine returnees.
“We return four starters from a state runner-up team,” Hannig said. “Led by seniors Ethan Fridman and Max Hisatake, and junior Jake Epstein, we expect to compete for a state championship this season.”