High School Buzz 

Former Grandview Prep hoops star Ismaila Dauda commits to Cleveland State

  • 8:53 pm Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Ismaila Dauda spent most of his high school career committed to Miami, but an academic credit snafu from his freshman year (and Miami’s coaching change) altered his path to Polk State College. No one ever doubted he’d end up signing with a Division I program.

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Hoops: Former Grandview Prep star Ismaila Dauda a top JUCO prospect

  • 4:38 pm Friday, August 3rd, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Ismaila Dauda needed to take a short detour after he was told he couldn’t attend Miami right out of high school two winters ago, but that move hasn’t slowed down the 6-foot-9 Nigerian-born center.

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Basketball: Orlando Sentinel, SourceHoops release all-state teams for each class

  • 11:05 am Monday, May 16th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

The Orlando Sentinel and SourceHoops.com paired together to name their own Florida all-state boys’ basketball teams.

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Grandview Prep’s Ismaila Dauda opens up recruiting process, will attend Polk State next year

  • 2:34 pm Friday, April 29th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Grandview Prep’s prized senior center Ismaila Dauda will attend Polk State College in Winter Haven for the 2011-12 season. He has also backed off his verbal commitment to Miami and will open up his recruiting process again once he arrives at Polk State.

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Florida basketball coaches announce all-state teams, players and coaches of the year

  • 11:34 am Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

The hits just keep on coming for Dwyer basketball. The Panthers had three players picked by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches for the FABC all-state team for Class 5A. Jacoby Brissett was chosen as player of the year.

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State basketball coaches pick All-State teams for boys, girls hoops

  • 2:16 pm Monday, March 28th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association announced its all-state teams today. The teams were picked by coaches at district meetings.

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Boys’ hoops: Palm Beach All-Stars to play Dade-Broward All-Stars on Saturday

  • 3:40 pm Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

UPDATED AGAIN with boys’ roster tweak, full girls’ roster and Dade-Broward roster on March 17.

The Palm Beach vs. Dade-Broward All-Star Basketball Game will be held on Saturday, March 19, at Palm Beach Lakes, where the Palm Beach County team will play the best players from Dade and Broward counties.

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Palm Beach Post ballot for Florida Dairy Farmers Florida Mr. Basketball, coach of the year

  • 2:59 pm Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

I recently received my ballots to vote for the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball and Coach of the Year in each of the six basketball classes. Here’s who I voted for and why.

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Grandview Prep center Ismaila Dauda to go to prep school for a year

  • 11:12 am Friday, March 4th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Because of an issue with his academic credits that he earned before he transferred to Grandview Prep, 6-foot-9 center Ismaila Dauda will have to delay his arrival at Miami for a year.

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5 thoughts on Summit Christian’s 62-50 win over Grandview Prep; Summit coach Murray Smith pans rival

  • 6:33 pm Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Updated on Friday, March 4, with clarification about recent transfers.

LAKELAND — Summit Christian settled the who’s-better debate (at least this season) with a comfortable 62-50 win over Grandview Prep in the Class 1A title game at the Lakeland Center. Here’s some insight into how that happened, and all kinds of quotable lines from Summit coach Murray Smith.

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