First Team Sacar Anim, DeLaSalle, Sr.. Scored just under 24 points a game, won his third state title as a starter and fourth overall, is headed to Marquette. Basket attack couldn’t be stopped and he’s earned a couple player of…
Sacar Anim, DeLaSalle, Sr.. Scored just under 24 points a game, won his third state title as a starter and fourth overall, is headed to Marquette. Basket attack couldn’t be stopped and he’s earned a couple player of the year awards.
Marshawn Wilson, Hill-Murray, Sr.. Most explosive player in the state averaged 26 points shooting 57% fg, 41% 3pt, grabbed 11 boards a night. There is a reason that Iowa State, Creighton, and Minnesota are still on him firmly even though juco is likely.
Justin Dahl. Holy Family, Sr.. Took his team to state as a junior leading in most categories (27-3), team was better than expected this year, averaged 20/16/5, headed to UNI. A consistent post who played at a high level every night.
Jarvis Johnson, DeLaSalle, Sr. Only player in Minnesota history to start for four straight state title teams. Jarvis averaged 11.7 points, 6.8 assists, 3.9 rebounds. Headed to Minnesota.
Jalen Mobley, St. Paul Johnson, Sr. Scored 17.2 points per game taking his team to the state title game while also dishing between 5-6 assists a game. Shot 55 percent.
Connor Winkelman, Marshall, Sr. Marshall had a really strong year until East knocked them out, Connor was the main guy scoring in numerous ways including his massive 33 points in the playoff game. It will be very interesting to see where he lands.
Kyle Birr, Albany, Jr. Took his team to state and a 26-3 record leading them in points and assists while averaging 16.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. He was a clutch foul shooter and a near 50 percent field goal shooter as a guard.
Kole Zuidmulder, Hermantown, Sr. The senior battled 20 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks, and three assists per game bringing his crew to the state tournament and keeping his team top ten most of the year.
Gorg Alhag, Mankato East, Sr. This long, tall guard played the role of distributor and scorer this year surprising all by taking the Cougars to the Class AAA Final four while putting up 20 points, seven rebounds, and five assists a night.
Cole Hennings, Orono, Sr. Cole is maybe one of the quietest standouts you will find out there in terms of pub. He took his team to state two years in a row, this year doing it with 19 points a contest. Great career.
Ryan Jacobson, St. Thomas, Sr. Scored between 19 and 20 a contest for a balanced St. Thomas club that grabbed 19 wins this season.
Joey Kortuem, Waconia, Jr. The sharp shooter led the state tournament Cats in points but was also second in boards (five a night and 15 total away from leading them) and the leader in assists and steals.
Jake Dale, Mankato West, Jr. The Scarlet leader gave his team 16.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest winning 20 games and was once again the hardest worker on the floor.
Goanar Mar, DeLaSalle, So. DeLaSalle worker that was 4th on the team in scoring (9pg), third in boards (5.7), and second in steals (49) for the few stats that the Islanders turned in.
Sam Sustacek, Orono, Jr. Scored 12.4 points with 8.9 rebounds a night for a state qualifier and one of the best Class AAA teams in the state this year.
Ethan Novacinski, Apollo, Jr. His team was .500 but Ethan scored 18.4 points a contest and had several double-doubles averaging nearly ten boards a night.
Josh Collins, DeLaSalle, Sr. Put up ten points a contest on the state championship team with 5.3 rebounds a night.
Ty Buck, Red Wing, Sr. Red Wing was even better than expected led by Buck and his 16.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.5 steals a night.
Evan Shepherd, Mpls Washburn, Sr. The Millers won 20 games and Evan led the team with over 17 points a night continuing his sharp shooting skills.
Derek Thompson, Rocori, So. Scored nearly 14 points per game and was one of four Spartans that completely took their games to a new level.
Lucas Walford, New Prague, Jr. The Trojans got better every game and the development of Lucas went with it at 12.4 points and six boards a contest.
Eric Elliott, St. Paul Johnson, Sr. The second best Governor gave his club 13 points and 7 boards a game while also defending and giving his team energy.
Jack Stensgard, Simley, Sr. Simley was in and out of the top ten this year and they won 19 games led by Jack’s 17 points per game all around leadership.
Jon Olson, Rocori, Jr. Rocori came out of now where to go 24-5 and Olson did the same going from maybe talent to scoring around 17 points per contest as a junior.
Julian Jackson, Mpls Henry, Jr. Led Henry in rebounding with nearly 14 a game plus scored just under 15 a game for his team. Massive numbers.