IHSAA GIRLS FINALS SET
Indiana's Girls State Tournament Finals are now set for next Saturday for all four classes at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. Click below to view the pairings.
WOOD MEMORIAL & NORTH HARRISON ADVANCE TO IN STATE FINALS
Saturday afternoon I took in the Jeffersonville Girls 1A and 3A Semi-States. In the 1A game, Oakland City Wood Memorial defeated Indianapolis Tindley by a score of 59 to 50. Wood Memorial will now take on Union City next Saturday in the 1A state championship game. In the 3A game, Ramsay North Harrison cruised past Danville by a score of 65 to 42. North Harrison will play South Bend St. Joseph in next Saturday's 3A state championship game. The state finals will be held in Indianapolis at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. Below were the top players based on college potential.
- LILLY HATTON 6-1/SO RAMSAY NORTH HARRISON
- CALI NOLOT 5-8/JR RAMSAY NORTH HARRISON
- SKYE WILLIAMS 5-7/JR INDIANAPOLIS TINDLEY
JENNA COWART 5-9/SO DANVILLE
- ELLA COLLIER 5-11/FR DANVILLE
- TRINAE LOVE 5-9/SO INDIANAPOLIS TINDLEY
- BRENNA MAIKRANZ 5-7/SR OAKLAND CITY WOOD MEMORIAL
TAYLOR RENNIRT 5-6/JR RAMSAY NORTH HARRISON
NAISMITH'S TOP 30 COLLEGE FEMALE PLAYERS
The Naismith Trophy Committee recently announced their top 30 female Collegiate Player of the Year candidates. The winner will be announced in March. Click below to view the list.
DERBY CLASSIC 2017
The Kentucky Derby Festival Office announced that the 45th Annual Derby Classic All-Star Game will be played on April 15th at legendary Freedom Hall in Louisville, KY. Four Louisville signees, one Kentucky signee and three Indiana recruits have agreed to play. The rest of the roster will be announced in the coming weeks. To view the press release, click below.
NAISMITH H.S. COACH OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
LATEST USA TODAY'S GIRLS POLL
25-0 Murfreesboro Riverdale (TN) still remains the nation's number one team in the latest USA Today's Poll after week ten. Click below to view the entire SUPER 25.
MR/MISS BASKETBALL PREDICTIONS
Below are our Mr. Basketball and Miss Basketball picks along with our Naismith Players of the Year. Indiana, Kentucky and the Naismith Awards go only to seniors only while the other states open it up to all classes.
ILLINOIS BOYS: JORDAN GOODWIN (BELLEVILLE ALTHOFF CATHOLIC)
INDIANA BOYS: KRIS WILKES (INDIANAPOLIS NORTH CENTRAL)
KENTUCKY BOYS: TAVEION HOLLINGSWORTH (LEXINGTON DUNBAR)
OHIO BOYS: KALEB WESSON (WESTERVILLE SOUTH)
- I-A: PARKER STEWART (UNION CITY)
- I-AA: BO HODGES (NASHVILLE MAPLEWOOD)
- I-AAA: ALEX LOMAX (MEMPHIS EAST)
- II-A: CHASE HAYDEN (COLLIERVILLE ST. GEORGE'S)
- II-AA DARIUS GARLAND (BRENTWOOD ACADEMY)
NAISMITH BOYS FOR U.S.: DEANDRE AYTON (PHOENIX HILLCREST PREP, AZ)
INDIANA GIRLS: DANA EVANS (GARY WEST SIDE)
KENTUCKY GIRLS: JAELYNN PENN (LOUISVILLE BUTLER)
- I-AAA: ANASTASIA HAYES (MURFREESBORO RIVERDALE)
- I-AA: ERICA HAYNES-OVERTON (NASHVILLE EAST NASHVILLE)
- I-A: TAYLOR LAMB (GREENEVILLE SOUTH GREENE)
- II-A: ANNA JONES (JACKSON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL)
- II-AA: SYDNI HARVEY (BRENTWOOD ACADEMY)
NAISMITH GIRLS FOR U.S.: MEGAN WALKER (RICHMOND MONACAN, VA)
USA TODAY'S BOYS POLL-WEEK 11
Seattle Nathan Hale (WA), now 22-0, holds on to the nation's number one slot in week 11 in the latest USA Today's Boys Poll. Click below to view the SUPER 25.