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January 9, 2001 | VINCE KOWALICK
Brian Heinle and John Burrell shared Big Sky Conference player-of-the-week honors after Cal State Northridge started Big Sky play with victories over Weber State and Cal State Sacramento. Makes sense, considering they've been sharing the load. Heinle and Burrell have run neck and neck while pacing the Matadors (9-6) to a 2-0 conference start entering Thursday's game at Northern Arizona. Northridge and Montana State are tied for first. Heinle and Burrell each scored 28 points against Weber State.
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January 11, 2001 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Being the son of a former Harlem Globetrotter was never something for John Burrell to brag about to his basketball buddies. In fact, it works the other way for Burrell, whose Cal State Northridge teammates delight in calling him "Chico" while cheering him on during his torrid scoring streak.
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February 7, 1996
John Burrell SCHOOL: Highland SPORT: Basketball YEAR: Senior SEASON AT A GLANCE: A 6-foot-3 forward, Burrell has scored 676 points, the most of any boys' player in the region. He averages 30.7 points, about 10 points better than in his junior season, when he helped the Bulldogs finish 21-7 and place second in the Golden League. Burrell, who also averages five rebounds, likely will repeat as an All-Southern Section selection.
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January 9, 2001 | VINCE KOWALICK
Brian Heinle and John Burrell shared Big Sky Conference player-of-the-week honors after Cal State Northridge started Big Sky play with victories over Weber State and Cal State Sacramento. Makes sense, considering they've been sharing the load. Heinle and Burrell have run neck and neck while pacing the Matadors (9-6) to a 2-0 conference start entering Thursday's game at Northern Arizona. Northridge and Montana State are tied for first. Heinle and Burrell each scored 28 points against Weber State.
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November 21, 1996
Antelope Valley College guard John Burrell scored 28 points, including six three-pointers, to lift the Maruaders to a 118-84 victory over College of the Sequioas on Wednesday night at Antelope Valley. Burrell, a freshman from Highland High, made 10 of 16 shots. Jonathan George and Tomay Holdip each added 15 points for Antelope Valley (3-0). Citrus 83, Glendale 79--Carl Biel scored 31 points, including seven three-pointers, but the Vaqueros (1-1) fell in overtime at Glendale.
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February 3, 1996 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Burrell has a special feeling, it is usually in his fingertips. The senior forward from Highland High has soft hands and deadly aim, and he is the area scoring leader among large schools with a 30.5 average. But the feeling Burrell had Friday was in his heart. He knew deep inside that his team could upset Antelope Valley, the No. 2 team in the area, and take sole possession of first place in Golden League play.
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December 15, 2000 | VINCE KOWALICK
John Burrell has lived up to expectations of being an impact player for Cal State Northridge. Burrell, a 6-3 guard and transfer from Nevada, ranks third in scoring for Northridge, averaging 14.1 points, and is among the Matadors' best perimeter shooters. Burrell is the team's best free-throw shooter at 83.1% (27 of 29) and is among team leaders in three-point shooting, sinking 10 of 31 (32.3%). Burrell was a high scorer for Highland High, Antelope Valley College and Nevada.
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November 29, 1997 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cries of "shooter" rang throughout the Oxnard College gym every time John Burrell handled the ball Friday for Antelope Valley College. Trouble was, Burrell, Antelope Valley's high-scoring sophomore guard, mostly was shooting blanks--at, least throughout a frigid first half. The focus of a Hancock defense determined to stop the Marauders' best player, Burrell scored only two points and made one of five shots before intermission.
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January 11, 2001 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Being the son of a former Harlem Globetrotter was never something for John Burrell to brag about to his basketball buddies. In fact, it works the other way for Burrell, whose Cal State Northridge teammates delight in calling him "Chico" while cheering him on during his torrid scoring streak.
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February 18, 1995
Ronald Patterson hit a 50-foot shot at the buzzer to give Grant High a 58-55 victory over Locke in a City 4-A first-round playoff game Friday night at Grant. Grant (17-7) also hit a three-pointer at the end of the third quarter when Donald Patterson threw in a desperation shot as time expired. Locke missed two shots in the closing seconds. Taj Rollins grabbed the rebound of the second miss and threw an outlet pass to Ronald Patterson, who hit his game-winning shot from midcourt.
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December 15, 2000 | VINCE KOWALICK
John Burrell has lived up to expectations of being an impact player for Cal State Northridge. Burrell, a 6-3 guard and transfer from Nevada, ranks third in scoring for Northridge, averaging 14.1 points, and is among the Matadors' best perimeter shooters. Burrell is the team's best free-throw shooter at 83.1% (27 of 29) and is among team leaders in three-point shooting, sinking 10 of 31 (32.3%). Burrell was a high scorer for Highland High, Antelope Valley College and Nevada.
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November 29, 1997 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cries of "shooter" rang throughout the Oxnard College gym every time John Burrell handled the ball Friday for Antelope Valley College. Trouble was, Burrell, Antelope Valley's high-scoring sophomore guard, mostly was shooting blanks--at, least throughout a frigid first half. The focus of a Hancock defense determined to stop the Marauders' best player, Burrell scored only two points and made one of five shots before intermission.
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November 21, 1996
Antelope Valley College guard John Burrell scored 28 points, including six three-pointers, to lift the Maruaders to a 118-84 victory over College of the Sequioas on Wednesday night at Antelope Valley. Burrell, a freshman from Highland High, made 10 of 16 shots. Jonathan George and Tomay Holdip each added 15 points for Antelope Valley (3-0). Citrus 83, Glendale 79--Carl Biel scored 31 points, including seven three-pointers, but the Vaqueros (1-1) fell in overtime at Glendale.
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February 7, 1996
John Burrell SCHOOL: Highland SPORT: Basketball YEAR: Senior SEASON AT A GLANCE: A 6-foot-3 forward, Burrell has scored 676 points, the most of any boys' player in the region. He averages 30.7 points, about 10 points better than in his junior season, when he helped the Bulldogs finish 21-7 and place second in the Golden League. Burrell, who also averages five rebounds, likely will repeat as an All-Southern Section selection.
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February 3, 1996 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Burrell has a special feeling, it is usually in his fingertips. The senior forward from Highland High has soft hands and deadly aim, and he is the area scoring leader among large schools with a 30.5 average. But the feeling Burrell had Friday was in his heart. He knew deep inside that his team could upset Antelope Valley, the No. 2 team in the area, and take sole possession of first place in Golden League play.
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January 8, 1999 | Associated Press
Long Beach State 68, Nevada 58--Mate Milisa scored a career-high 19 points and had nine rebounds and four steals to lead the 49ers (5-7, 2-0) to a Big West victory over Nevada (4-7, 0-1) at The Pyramid. Long Beach trailed, 45-40, with 13:19 remaining before taking control with a 14-0 run. John Burrell led Nevada with 20 points.
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