Branch West Basketball Recruiting Assistance Service
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Branch West Recruiting Assistance Service
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#1 college basketball recruiting assistance in the USA

Designed to assist outstanding high school basketball players, who are being under recruited or are not being recruited at all, and
get them recruited to all levels of the NCAA on full or partial athletic scholarships, or financial aid packages which will save parents
major thousands of dollars.



 Bob and Jane Gottlieb

Bob Gottlieb
Associate Director Jane Gottlieb

Celebrated 45 years of marriage on December 14th, 2013.

 Jacksonville University
(Head Coach 1973-1975)

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
(Head Coach 1975-1980)

Creighton University
(Asst. Coach under Eddie Sutton 1969-1971)

Kansas State University
(Asst. Coach under Jack Hartman 1971-1973)

Long Beach State University
(Asst. Coach under Tex Winter 1981-1983)

Oregon State University
(Asst. Coach under Ralph Milller 1983-84)

BG spent 5 wonderful years as Head Coach of UWM including a 19-8 record in 1976-77. During his tenure the UWM Panthers
had wins over Gonzaga, Tulsa, Butler, Northern Illinois, and UT Pan American. He also had back to back wins over
Centenary which was coached by Riley Wallace, now the highly successful Head Coach at the University of Hawaii
for the past 10 years. UWM also beat the University of Wisconsin at Steven's Point, which was coached by
Dick Bennett, who later went on to a very successful tenure at the University of Wisconsin in Madison (Big 10),
taking them to the NCAA D1 Final Four at one point.
Dick Bennett is now the head Coach at Washington State
and last year beat both UCLA and USC back to back on the same weekend in Los Angeles.



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NCAA Division I
Full Scholarship Players


Maverick Ahanmisi

Maverick Ahanmisi

Golden Valley H.S.
Stoneridge Prep

Signs National Letter of Intent at Minnesota (Big Ten)
NCAA Division I
Full Athletic Scholarship

Gophers add depth at point guard by signing Maverick Ahanmisi of California
(May, 2010)

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Taylor Rochestie

Taylor Rochestie

Taylor Rochestie scores 21 points to lead Washington State in big win over USC

Washington State
Pullman, WA

Click here to view write up of the USC game.
(February, 2008)

Taylor Rochestie Scores 33 Against UCLA in Major Upset
(February, 2009)

Rochestie Long Ball Sinks the Sun Devils
(February, 2009)

Rochestie Named Pac-10 Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
(March, 2009)


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Keith Wilkinson

Keith Wilkinson

University of Southern California
NCAA Division I

6'9 Sr.
Capistrano Valley H.S.
Orange County, CA

Now a senior, Keith served as an invaluable performer off the bench the past 3 years; averaging approximately 20 min/g as a Junior.
Keith had no scholarship offers when his Dad retained Branch West Recruiting Services.

USC's Wilkinson familiar with underdog role





Cody Anderson

Cody Anderson

Signs at Montana State
NCAA Division I
Full Athletic Scholarship

6'10 Post
Canyon County H.S.

Cody is a 4.0 GPA student and plans to major in Engineering.

Cody Anderson starting to make a solid contribution at Montana State





Bernell Murray

Bernell Murray

2 yr starting point guard

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Teaneck, NJ

Originally from Stillwater H.S.
Stillwater, OK

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Alex Tucker

Alex Tucker

5'9" 160lbs 
Redondo Union H.S.
Redondo Beach, CA

18 ppg

Summit College Prep
Simi Valley, CA

Signed at Florida Atlantic University
Full Scholarship

Alex Tucker lights it up against Arkansas State




Cosmo Morabbi

Cosmo Morabbi

Off Guard
Beverly Hills High School
Beverly Hills, CA

Averaged 28 ppg as a Senior

Signed at The Citadel
NCAA Division I
Full Scholarship

Recruited to Summit College Prep through the efforts of Branch West. Retained again by parents and recruited to The Citadel.
Saved parents $200,0000.

Averaging 20 minutes per game as 6th man, an integral part of Citadel's surprisingly successful season



NCAA Division II
Partial Basketball Scholarships


Shane Poppen

Shane Poppen

University of California at San Diego
NCAA Division II

6'4 190lbs
Thousand Oaks H.S.
Thousand Oaks, CA

Shane will be a 4 year starter as a Senior this season, and is having an outstanding career.   UCSD is one of the top schools
academically in California.  Shane had 4.3 GPA in H.S.





Savoy Fraine


Savoy Fraine

6'8" 210lbs
Grenada Hills, CA

Signed at Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Full Scholarship

Directly thru the efforts of Branch West Recruiting Assistance Services

Redshirted as a Freshman. Averaged 10 min/g for 2 years at Samford off the bench.  Decided to
transfer to a NCAA II school.

Signed at Assumption University
Worcester, MA

Full Scholarship

Retained again by parents; successfully recruited




NCAA Division III
All Financial Aid is based on Academics
Need based aid, and diversity aid
Can be very substantial


Shane Foster - Rochester Technical

Shane Foster

Co-Rookie of the Year for the entire conference
click here to read article

Foster, a 6-2 shooting guard, averaged 7.4 points, 1.7 assists, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game,
while shooting 80 percent from the free throw line and 41.5 percent from 3-point range. Foster played in all 25 games
and scored in double figures eight times. He recorded a career-high 17 points in a win over Stevens on Jan. 4 and
averaged 8.3 points per game in 16 conference contests.

Cost of school is approximately $40,000 per/yr.  The Foster's are only paying approximately $5,000 per/yr.



Auten Soldner

Austen Soldner

6'3" 205 lbs
Combo Guard
Southlake Carroll High School
Southlake, TX

Claremont McKenna

Four year starter, averaging 10ppg, 50% from the floor, 37% from the 3 point range,5 rebounds and 2 assists per game
Tough hard-nosed competitor
Dad, Steve Soldner was a starter at Kansas State
Incredibly special young man



Auten Soldner

Marcus Lowe

5'8" 160 lbs
Service High School
Anchorage, AK

Rochester Institute of Technology

Averaged 15 ppg, 8 assists
Played on Branch West Team Alaska

Marcus Lowe earns rookie of the week





Ira Rosenberg with Son Kris and lovely wife Alice

Ira has been a major benefactor and sponsor of under privileged athletes in Branch West.
Son Kris was in the Branch West development program for two years and will be playing at
Brandeis University in Boston as one of their quality recruited freshmen this coming season. 


Hamline Players


Keith Wilkinson

Keith Wilkinson

6'10" Forward
Capistrano Valley H.S.
Orange County, CA


Now playing in Lithuania

Taylor Rochestie

Taylor Rochestie

6'1" Guard
Santa Barbara H.S.
Santa Barbara, CA


Now playing in Germany



Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

South Torrance H.S.
Torrance, CA

Hope International University
NAIA Division I
Full Scholarship




Comprehensive list of all athletes
recruited to college directly through the efforts of
Bob Gottlieb and Branch West

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Athletes by Year


Class of 2015

Class of 2014

Class of 2013

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

Class of 2009

Class of 2008

Class of 2007

Class of 2006

Class of 2005

Class of 2003/4

Class of 2002



Branch West Traveling Teams
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Branch West Elite wins Pangos Sweet 16

April, 2013

Championship Game


Branch West Elite




Pangos Elite



Branch West Elite Overall Spring Record: 15-3



Branch West Specializes
in the Development
Big Men
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Has missed one NCAA Final Four since 1968





Attention Seniors

For information on Bob Gottlieb's Recruiting Assistance Service Have parents call:(714) 997-0380

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attn: Bob Gottlieb
380 S. Liberty Way
Orange, CA 92869


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Designed to assist outstanding high school basketball players
who are being under recruited. 

Includes full scholarships, partial scholarships and comprehensive financial aid packages consisting of athletic grant,
academic or merit scholarships and need based aid often times saving parents upwards of $100,000 over 4 years.

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