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Marcus Thornton takes the ball up the court for another score
Award Winning photo by Matt Nunez '12 "Marcus Thornton Rises"


The Bishop McNamara High School basketball team is a group of young men dedicated to the core principles of individual responsibility, teamwork, school spirit and academic success. The program is designed to provide the student-athletes a lifelong example of how to conduct oneself in the community. Led by the example of coaches and school leaders, through Christ, the basketball team strives to achieve individual and team goals while displaying sound skills and discipline as they proudly represent Bishop McNamara High School on and off the court. The development and enhancement of character, sportsmanship, faith, and self-discipline for lifetime achievement is essential to success.
Hard Work + Family is our motto!

Varsity Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Marty Keithline - Coach's Bio and Statistics
Assistant Coaches - Koran Godwin, Jason Moore, Darryl Hall, and Brian Inge

Junior Varsity Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Harlee Wood ' 05
Assistant Coach - Dwan Bryant '87

Freshman Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Rod Chapman
Assistant Coach - Rod Whitfield

Men's Basketball Brochure & Questionnaire

Additional team information at Digital Sports

Select tab at bottom for Varsity, JV or Freshmen Team schedules. Scroll down on right for full schedule. Bold designates Home game.

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