Top 15 players to watch in 2020 CIF Southern Section boys basketball Open Division playoffs

The CIF Southern Section released their 2020 high school basketball playoff brackets on Sunday. The eight Open Division teams are Sierra Canyon, Corona Centennial, Rancho Christian, Etiwanda, St. Anthony, Harvard-Westlake, Mater Dei and St. John Bosco.

The Open Division tournament is a round robin format with the eight teams split up into two pools. The pools are shown below. The winner of each pool advances to the championship game.

Scorebook Live California reporter Connor Morrissette breaks down the top players from the eight Open Division teams below.

SIERRA CANYON

BJ Boston

Boston has committed to Kentucky. He’s been Sierra Canyon’s most consistent player this season.

Ziaire Williams

Williams is one of the top uncommitted players in the 2020 class nationally. He was named a McDonald’s All American last month.

Ziaire Williams, Sierra Canyon

Amari Bailey

Bailey is one of the top sophomores in the nation. He was a UCLA commit for a few months, but de-pledged following the coaching change at the school.

CORONA CENTENNIAL

Paris Dawson

Dawson is committed to Portland State. He’s having a tremendous senior season.

Jared McCain

McCain is one of the top freshmen in the region. He hit nine threes in a game against Eastvale Roosevelt this season.

RANCHO CHRISTIAN

Evan Mobley

Mobley is a consensus top five player nationally in the 2020 class. He’s committed to USC.

Evan Mobley, Rancho Christian

Dominick Harris

Harris, a 6-foot-4 guard, is committed to Gonzaga.

ETIWANDA

Jaylen Clark

Clark is committed to UCLA.

Jahmai Mashack

Mashack is one of the top juniors in the region. He has four scholarship offers.

St. Anthony

Jadon Jones

Jones is committed to Long Beach State. Like Paris Dawson, Jones has had a tremendous senior year.

Harvard-Westlake

Mason Hooks

Hooks is committed to Princeton. He scored 35 points and grabbed 15 boards in a Mission League Tournament semifinal win over Alemany last week.

MATER DEI

Devin Askew

Askew is committed to Kentucky. He’s leaving Mater Dei a year early to enroll.

Harrison Hornery

Hornery is committed to USC. He’s a junior.

Wilhelm Breidenbach

Breidenbach is one of the top junior centers in the region. He’s a solid post player who can also shoot threes.

St. John Bosco

Wynton Brown

Brown is committed to Northern Arizona. He scored 23 points in a loss to Mater Dei last week.

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