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Toon has Nimitz in district title contention; playoff lock

This is Toon's ninth season as the head coach at Nimitz. Via Vype

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Normally when you hear that a team is rebuilding, that lessens the expectation for the team having a lot of success.

That's not the case for the Nimitz Cougars this basketball season though. While Nimitz lost a heartbreaker against Eisenhower 61-58 in OT, the Cougars are currently

Yes, the team only has two returning starters from last year, however, with the system head coach Nathan Toon ran last year, his roster is filled with varsity experience.

"This group has good size and athleticism, which we believe will help us be a very good defensive team. We also return a lot of experience from last year, which should help us compete at a high level," Toon said. "These student-athletes work hard and they compete every day in practice, which makes them fun to coach on a daily basis."

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