FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kip Wesner March 22, 2019 (317) 925-8200
HOOSIER BASKETBALL MAGAZINE TABS TOP 60 SENIOR BOYS
Attached is a list of Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 senior boys’ basketball players for 2018-2019 as compiled by Hoosier Basketball Magazine. These boys were selected from approximately 1,500 senior players statewide. This event will be at Marian University in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 Senior Workout is highlighted by seven players who participate in the 2019 IHSAA State Finals on Saturday, March 23rd including two state champions— Zane Gross of AAA Silver Creek and John Carrothers of AA Andrean. The other five players represent teams that finished as state runner-up— Dawand Jones and Jalen Windham of AAAA Ben Davis, Ethan Brittain-Watts of AAA Culver Academies, Tucker Hayes from AA Linton and Gabe Gladish of class A Barr-Reeve. Unfortunately, Carmel and Fort Wayne Blackhawk are on spring break, consequently their selections are unable to participate in Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 Senior Workout. Six of the top senior scorers in the state averaging more than 25 ppg are also Top 60 Senior selections. Participating on Sunday, March 31st is Drew Buhr, Austin (26.6) and Colin Kenney, Marquette Catholic (25.8). Luke Bumbalough, New Castle (31.2), Alex Hemenway, Castle (28.2), Wyatt Felling, Triton Central (27.9) and Will Penny, Logansport (25.4) were selected but are out of town and are unable to attend. Division I talent on display at the Top 60 Workout will be Cobie Barnes, Floyd Central and Jared Hankins, Lawrence North (Indiana State), Trayce Jackson-Davis, Center Grove (Indiana) and Lucas Kroft, Richmond (Ball State) who are headed to in-state colleges. Other D-1 signees are Cameron Alford, Brownsburg and Jalen Johnson, Indianapolis Manual (Alabama A&M), Sydney Curry, Fort Wayne Northrop (Miami-Ohio), Sam DeVault, Evansville Memorial (Austin Peay) and Zach Kuhn, Shelbyville (Army - West Point). Statistical evaluation, game observation and statewide research were conducted throughout the season to determine Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60. Two sessions of the Top 60 Senior Workout will be hosted on Sunday, March 31, 2019 by Hoosier Basketball Magazine, in conjunction with the IHSAA and the IBCA, at Marian University in Indianapolis (3200 N. Cold Spring Road). Boys primarily from Northern and Southern Indiana will participate in the first session (1:00-3:00 pm EST). The remaining players, mostly from Central Indiana, will compete during the second session (3:30-5:30 pm EST). Coach Steve Lynch (Brownsburg) will direct both sessions. Four other outstanding IBCA coaches— Joe Hart (Linton), Don Carlisle (Ben Davis), Mark Detweiler (Delta) and Josh Thompson (Barr-Reeve)— have been invited to assist with on-court coaching. Both sessions are open to the public for admission fee of $8.00 ($5 for students). Media can call (317) 925-8200 if interested in credentials for one or both sessions. The Top 60 boys follow.
Cameron Alford, Brownsburg Kade Badger, Henryville Zach Banks, Westfield Cobie Barnes, Floyd Central Paxon Bartley, Wood Memorial Braeden Beard, Tell City Harold Bennett, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks Jesse Bingham II, Warren Central Michael Boshears, Brownstown Central Ethan Brittain-Watts, Culver Academies Manuel Brown, Warren Central Josh Bryan, Delta Drew Buhr, Austin J.P. Carroll, Avon John Carrothers, Andrean Nathan Childress, Zionsville Drew Comer, Greensburg Sydney Curry, Fort Wayne Northrop Wendell DeMyers, Avon Sam DeVault, Evansville Memorial Andre Dickerson, Indianapolis Shortridge David Ejah, Carroll (Allen) James Franklin, Indianapolis Cathedral Cade Gibbs, Plainfield Jakob Gibbs, Plainfield Gabe Gladish, Barr-Reeve Zane Gross, Silver Creek Drake Gunn, LaPorte Jared Hankins, Lawrence North Cayman Hayes, Terre Haute North Tucker Hayes, Linton Clay Hilliard, Plymouth Trayce Jackson-Davis, Center Grove Jalen Johnson, Indianapolis Manual Zack Johnson, Noblesville Ahmoni Jones, Pike Dawand Jones, Ben Davis Wesley Jordan, Lawrence Central Colin Kenney, Marquette Catholic Kayden Key, Frankton Tyler Kramer, Southwestern (Hanover) Lucas Kroft, Richmond Zach Kuhn, Shelbyville Corey Landers, Griffith Jake LaRavia, Lawrence Central Logan Laster, Morristown Isiah Moore, Warren Central Jevon Morris, Munster Ben Nicoson, Center Grove Spencer Piercefield, Center Grove McCall Ray, Bedford North Lawrence G'Angelo Reillo, Whiting Jakobie Robinson, Warren Central Brandon Scott, Hammond Noll Sam Skaggs, Logansport Nate Soltis, Indianapolis Ritter Reid Staggs, Martinsville Derrick Stevenson, New Albany Reis Thomas, Brownsburg Reece Thomson, Franklin Brandon Vernon, Zionsville Kycia Washington, Indianapolis Howe Stephan Wilkerson, Princeton Jalen Windham, Ben Davis Amiri Young, Hammond
SELECTED BUT INJURED and UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE Mason Gillis, New Castle Bradley Nalley, Corydon Central Noah Smith, Hamilton Southeastern
SELECTED BUT UNABLE TO ATTEND Nate Aerts, Valparaiso Ali Ali, East Noble Noah Applegate, Penn Simon Banks, Brebeuf Jesuit David Bell, Warren Central Luke Bumbalough, New Castle Frankie Davidson, Fort Wayne Blackhawk Rylan Detling, Frankton Aaron Etherington, Hamilton Southeastern Wyatt Felling, Triton Central Armaan Franklin, Indianapolis Cathedral Matthew Frost, Columbus East Elijah Hales, Westview Luke Heady, Carmel Alex Hemenway, Castle Justin Hensley, Indianapolis Cathedral Dallas Holmes, Southwood Jalen Jennings, South Bend Riley Connor Jones, Danville Drew Lutz, Penn John Michael Mulloy, Carmel Brennan Neal, Whiteland Brandon Newman, Valparaiso Andrew Owens, Carmel Will Penny, Logansport Spencer Piercefield, Center Grove Allen Plunkett, South Putnam Cory Richards, Franklin Luke Richardson, Lapel Isaiah Thompson, Zionsville Andrew Williams, Heritage Christian Karsten Windlan, Carmel Brent Wireman, Kouts Craig Young, Fort Wayne Wayne