about Devin

Devin attended Marina high school in Huntington Beach where he played four years of basketball and graduated from Long Beach State with a degree in Journalism. During his time at Long Beach State, Ugland served as the men’s basketball beat writer and sports editor for the award-winning Daily 49er student newspaper.


Ugland jumped into the newspaper industry out of college, landing a job covering high school and college sports with the Orange County Register. After his time with the Register, Ugland started his high school scouting service, Hoops By Ugland, in 2015. In the six years Devin has been running his service, he has seen hundreds of Division I subscribers and helped hundreds of prospects reach their goals of playing college basketball. 

Ugland is known for his sharp eye for basketball talent and specializes in uncovering and showcasing under-the-radar prospects. He has developed a well-respected reputation within the college basketball community with his hard-working mentality, detailed, organized and accurate scouting reports and willingness to spend countless hours in the gym evaluating players.