Amir Coffey of Hopkins High School is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for boys basketball.

The award, voted on by statewide media, was announced Tuesday by the AP.

Coffey, who has signed to play in college at Minnesota, led the Royals to the Class 4A state championship with a victory over Lakeville North on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 guard is the son of former Gophers star Richard Coffey.

He averaged 18.5 points per game as a senior, providing Hopkins with sharp shooting, tough defense and smooth ballhandling.

Joining Coffey on the AP's all-state team are Michael Hurt of Rochester John Marshall, Steffon Mitchell of Shakopee and Apple Valley teammates Gary Trent Jr. and Tre Jones.