So what is expected of this year’s team? According to Gordon Beresford, he expects nothing less than another championship this year. There will be a lot of new faces on the team along with a mix of great new talent. All of the games will be played at Diablo Valley Junior College in Pleasant Hill. It is a great city located in the valley near Walnut Creek and Concord. Their season starts in November. The Matrix are excited to bring a professional basketball team to the wonderful people in this area.
To inquire about the Matrix and their team, take a look at bayareamatrixbasketball.com.
2010 became the inaugural season for the Bay Area Matrix. The season was filled with a variety of highlights, ending in a Northern California Division Championship. This team was ranked in the top 25 in the nation all year. A variety of players received honors at the end of the season. Selected to the first team all-conference were Jamar Holloway and Will Walker. Second team honors went to Alex Okafor, and third team went to Marian Thurman. Alex Okafor was also selected as the defensive player of the year. To finalize the honors, the trio of coaches( Gordon & James Beresford, Ben Darling) received coach of the year. Not bad for a first year team.
President of the ABA, Dick Packer, visits the Bay Area. Continue reading