The award is given out to the best high school basketball player in the country. Brunson joins Isaiah Briscoe, Jaylen Brown, Malik Newman, Ben Simmons and Stephen Zimmerman, Jr. as finalists for the prestigious award.If he wins, Brunson would become the third player in a row from the Chicagoland area to win the award, as Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young) and Jabari Parker (Simeon) took the honor in 2013 and 2014.
Congrats to Pointer, who was also named as Big East POTW for his efforts against Xavier and Georgetown!
According to Adam Zagoria: An informal poll of the head coaches in the Big East Conference has Darrun Hilliard out to a strong lead in the conference Player of the Year race with 3 games to play.
Well that's certainly not great news.
Thompkins is an Arizona native.
Get free Chick-Fil-A if you're a Butler student? Pretty sweet deal!
Butler's Alex Barlow has been named to the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America second team, according to the school's website. A senior guard, Barlow is the reigning Big East Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and was the only player from the conference selected by CoSIDA