Aggies begin preparations for 2011-12 under new head coach Jim Les
ST. JOSEPH NOTRE DAME HS '10: Earned All-Bay Shore Athletic League honorable mention three times... Member of St. Joseph Notre Dame HS team that finished 27-9 and won state Div. V title... Team beat Branson School 42-40 in 2009 NorCal Championship with big comeback that saw it score 23 points in the last three minutes, 15 by Lippi... Had a career-high 7 treys against Foothill Christian... St. Joseph Notre Dame also went to state title game in 2009 and won two league titles during his prep career... Also an accomplished volleyball player, earning to all-league honorable mentions and a second-team accolade.
PERSONAL: Born in Alameda, Calif... Has not declared a major... Parents are Donald and Joanne Lippi... James Moreland Scholar winner... Selected for Spirit of the Pilot Award for leadership and success in high school... President's Award winner... Also four-time North Coast Section Scholar-Athlete and honor roll member... Would like to see a five-point shot introduced in basketball... Would like to have been there when Dr. James Naismith invented the sport of basketball... Advice for youngsters is "your attitude is one thing you have constant control over."
Aggie alums unite for First Four watch parties
Watch UC Davis' First Four Press Conferences
UC Davis vs. Kansas
(TNT; 3:50 p.m. PT/6:50 p.m. ET)