Meet the Preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team
USA TODAY recently announced their first Preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA Basketball team. You probably will recognize some names on this list as they have been getting national recruiting attention from the best programs in the country.
The team below was selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley and Jason Jordan.
Without further ado, the team consists of:
Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.)
Note: He averaged 22.9 points, 12.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.3 blocks for state Div. II champion.
Travis (Richmond, Texas)
Note: With his twin brother, Aaron, he led Travis to state 5A runner-up finish while averaging 12.1 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals last season. They are both heading to Kentucky next year.
Travis (Richmond, Texas)
Note: Averaged 18.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.7 assists last season. He and his twin brother Andrew will head to Lexington next year.
Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.)
Note: Helped the Eagles to a runner-up finish at the National High School Invitational last season. Hill averaged 14 points and 6.8 assists. He will heading to Gainesville next fall.
Apple Valley (Apple Valley, Minn.)
Note: Averaged 28.1 points, eight assists, 4.8 rebounds and 3.4 steals last season and led the Eagles to a runner-up finish in the Class 4A Section 3 tournament.
Whitney Young (Chicago)
Note: Was the MVP of FIBA U-17 World Championships. He is a cousin of NBA player Emeka Okafor. Led Whitney Young to state semifinal finish, averaging 24.8 points and 12.6 rebounds.
Note: Led school to third consecutive 4A state title, averaging 19.5 ppg., 8.9 rpg. and 4.9 apg. Was Gatorade High School Basketball Player of Year last summer.
Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Texas)
Note: Averaged 25 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 2.7 assists last season. He is currently undecided on college.
New Hampton School (Haverhill, Mass.)
Note: Reclassified to become a senior. MVP of Adidas Nations Tournament. Averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds last year.
Huntington (W.Va.) Prep
Note: Son of former NBA player Mitchell Wiggins recently reclassified to become a senior. Averaged 24.1 points last season and 7.0 rebounds per game. He now ranks above Parker in some scout rankings ever since reclassifying.
* Class of 2014
This is a pretty solid team and one that would be a lot of fun to coach. Disagree with the squad? Rant your comments here.