OHIO'S FINAL FOURS ARE SET
The Final 4 for all four classes for Ohio are set with their state tournament starting this coming Thursday and ending on Saturday. It will be played at Ohio State University in Columbus. Below are the pairings and schedule.
OHSAA FINAL 4
SWEET 16 SEMI-FINALS (KY GIRLS)
Saturday evening I took in the semi-finals of the Kentucky Girls" Sweet 16 which was played at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Below are the game results and top college prospects based on potential.
- UNION RYLE-55 OWENSBORO CATHOLIC-43
- SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN-52 LOUISVILLE MALE-42
Thus, Ryle and Southwestern will square off today at 2 PM to determine the next state champion for the Bluegrass State. Neither team has ever won a state title.
- MADDIE SCHERR 5-11/JR UNION RYLE
- LAUREN SCHWARTZ 5-11/SR UNION RYLE (RICE)
- JOELLE JOHNSON 6-0/SR LOUISVILLE MALE (GEORGIA STATE)
- MACKENZIE KEELIN 6-1/SR OWENSBORO CATHOLIC (TENNESSEE TECH)
- HANNAH MCKAY 6-0/JR OWENSBORO CATHOLIC
KALLIE SHERON 5-9/SR SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN
- REGI CUNDIFF 5-10/JR SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN
- SARAH BETH CLEMENS 6-2/SR OWENSBORO CATHOLIC
- BRIE CRITTENDON 5-9/SO UNION RYLE
- KENNEDY HARRIS 5-8/JR SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN
- ALANA STRIVERSON 5-9/SO LOUISVILLE MALE
KYNIDI STRIVERSON 5-6/FR LOUISVILLE MALE
WEEK 14 OF USA TODAY'S POLLS
View below USA Today's Super 25 Team Polls for both boys and girls for Week 14.
IHSAA 2A & 3A BOYS SEMI-STATES
Saturday I took in the IHSAA Class 2A and 3A Semi-States in Seymour, IN. Below were the game results and the top college prospects based on potential.
- CLASS 2A: LINTON LINTON-STOCKTON-73 MIDDLETOWN SHENANDOAH-56
- CLASS 3A: SELLERSBURG SILVER CREEK-72 INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS-69
Both winners advance to next Saturday's state finals at Bankers' Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
- HAROLD BENNETT 6-0/SR INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS
- TREY KAUFMAN 6-8/SO SELLERSBURG SILVER CREEK
- KOOPER JACOBI 6-6/SO SELLERSBURG SILVER CREEK
- SINCERE MCMAHON 6-2/JR INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS
JAYLEN CARSON 6-7/SO INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS
- ZANE GROSS 6-2/SR SELLERSBURG SILVER CREEK (ROSE HULMAN)
- JAIQUAN EDWARDS 6-6/SR INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS
- ANDREW BENNETT 6-0/SO MIDDLETOWN SHENANDOAH
- LINCOLN HALE 6-4/SO LINTON LINTON-STOCKTON
SAMUEL ROBBINS 6-5/SR LINTON LINTON-STOCKTON
ILLINOIS' 4A FINAL FOUR
Friday evening I covered the Illinois' 4A Final 4 which was held in Peoria, IL. Below were the game results and top college prospects based on potential.
- EVANSTON-94 ROCKFORD EAST-82
- BELLEVILLE WEST-70 CHICAGO CURIE-48
The above winners will meet for the championship while the losers will meet for 3rd place on Saturday evening.
- EJ LIDDELL 67/SR BELLEVILLE WEST (OHIO STATE)
- LANCE JONES 6-2/SR EVANSTON (SOUTHERN ILLINOIS)
- DAJUAN GORDON 6-3/SR CHICAGO CURIE (KANSAS STATE)
- SINCERE PARKER 6-3/JR ROCKFORD EAST
- CHRIS BURNELL 6-3/SR ROCKFORD EAST
BLAKE PETERS 6-1/SO EVANSTON (27 PTS WITH 7 TREYS)
- KEITH RANDOLPH 6-5/SR BELLEVILLE WEST (FOOTBALL-ILLINOIS)
- LAWRENCE BRAZIL 5-11/SR BELLEVILLE WEST
- RYAN BOSTON 5-11/SR EVANSTON
- SHA'DEN CLANTON 6-6/SR ROCKFORD EAST
- JAHEIM HOLDEN 6-0/SR EVANSTON
WILL SHUMPERT 6-6/SR BELLEVILLE WEST
NAISMITH H.S. PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
The Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Player of the Year for both boys and girls was announced today by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. See below to view the winners.
TSSAA'S BOYS STATE TOURNAMENT-DAY 2
Below were the top college prospects and game results for Day 2 of the TSSAA State Tournament's first round action in Murfreesboro, TN.
- CLASS AAA: BRENTWOOD-50 MURFREESBORO OAKLAND-47 (OT)
- CLASS AAA: MEMPHIS EAST-77 CLEVELAND-51
- CLASS A: EAGLEVILLE-66 COSBY-55
- CLASS A: COLUMBIA ACADEMY-77 MEMPHIS MANASSAS-53
- CLASS A: MCKENZIE-68 JOHNSON CITY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL-49
- CLASS A: HUMBOLDT-65 FAYETTEVILLE-53
- JAMES WISEMAN 7-1/SR MEMPHIS EAST (MEMPHIS)
- ANTHONY JONES 6-5/SR HUMBOLDT
- JULIUS DIXON 6-6/SR FAYETTEVILLE (MOREHEAD STATE)
- RJ ABERNATHY 6-2/SR HUMBOLDT
- ANTONIO THOMAS 6-1/SR MEMPHIS EAST (BRADLEY)
- DEARRE MCDONALD 6-3/JR MURFREESBORO OAKLAND
- CARSON CARY 6-1/SR COLUMBIA ACADEMY (LIPSCOMB)
- FLOYD WILLIAMS 6-3/SR FAYETTEVILLE
- RAY TYLER 6-0/JR MURFREESBORO OAKLAND
- JACOBI WOOD 6-2/JR CLEVELAND
TOP 2 SLEEPERS
- CATTHADIOUS MOORE 6-5/SR MEMPHIS MANASSAS
- KALEB MEREDITH 6-1/SO JOHNSON CITY UNIVERSITY
- DESIAH BARTLESON 6-7/SR FAYETTEVILLE
- DEMARIOUS STOUDEMIRE 6-5/SR MCKENZIE
- KYLAN HAYWOOD 6-5/JR MEMPHIS EAST
- RYLEY MCCLARAN 6-2/JR EAGLEVILLE
- NATHAN WHITSELL 6-4/JR MCKENZIE
- WENDELL ROGERS 6-2/SR MEMPHIS MANASSAS
- BEN AUSTIN 6-8/SR MCKENZIE
- HENRY LACKEY 6-6/JR BRENTWOOD
- TRE WARD 5-7/SR HUMBOLDT
- AUSTIN MCKEEHAN 6-4/SR COSBY
NAISMITH H.S. COACHES OF YEAR ANNOUNCED
The Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Coach of the Year for both girls and boys were announced yesterday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. View the winners below.