Meet the All-Metro first team

  • Updated: March 19, 2012 - 8:47 PM
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The Star Tribune’s 2012 All-Metro boys’ basketball team, photographed on the roof of the Star Tribune: from left, Sanjay Lumpkin and Isaiah Zierden of Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Siyani Chambers of Hopkins and Player of the Year Tyus Jones of Apple Valley. Not pictured: Joey King of Eastview.

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SANJAY LUMPKIN
Benilde-St. Margaret’s, 6-7, senior forward
Lumpkin has the athleticism to bounce between forward and guard. He can post an opponent, shoot from the perimeter. Lumpkin, who averaged 19.5 points a night, shot nearly 70 percent from two-point range and 82 percent from the free-throw line. He is going to Northwestern.


ISAIAH ZIERDEN
Benilde-St. Margaret’s, 6-3, senior guard
The son of Washington Wizards assistant coach Don Zierden is a very heady player. He is a very good shooter who can bury shots from deep, making 43 percent of his three-pointers. Zierden also handles the ball well and can get to the rim. He will play at Creighton. He averaged 19.7 points per game.


SIYANI CHAMBERS
Hopkins, 6-0, senior guard
He is a leader/coach on the floor, and an excellent defender. The Harvard recruit dictates the tempo of the game on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor. Chambers has been the Royals’ starting point guard since his sophomore year and has won three consecutive Class 4A state championships.

TYUS JONES
Apple Valley, 6-2, sophomore guard
The Metro Player of the Year was described by one coach as “the best player in the state, and it isn’t debatable or close.” Jones makes everybody around him that much better. He can dominate a game, and doesn’t need to score to accomplish it. The highly sought-after recruit averaged 28.2 points per game.

JOEY KING
Eastview, 6-9, senior forward
King is a versatile player who has the ability to score from all spots on the floor. He can beat you just as easily from beyond the arc as on the block. He also does the ballhandling for the Lightning in certain situations. The prolific scorer, who averages 23.8 points per game, is headed to Drake.

RON HAGGSTROM
 

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NY Yankees - LP: D. Robertson 4
Washington - WP: D. Fister 4 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: M. Latos 2
Arizona - LP: V. Nuno 2 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: R. Hernandez 4
Boston - WP: A. Webster 3 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: C. Archer 2
NY Mets - WP: J. deGrom 2 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: J. Nelson 0
Miami - WP: J. Turner 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: C. McHugh 2
Chicago WSox - LP: R. Belisario 3 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: J. Burton 4
Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar 10 FINAL
Kansas City - LP: B. Chen 3
St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright 1 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: K. Hendricks 0
Detroit - LP: J. Chamberlain 1 FINAL
LA Angels - WP: J. Smith 2
Pittsburgh - WP: T. Watson 7 FINAL
Colorado - LP: R. Brothers 5
Baltimore - WP: T. McFarland 3 FINAL
Seattle - LP: Y. Medina 2
San Diego - LP: E. Stults 3 FINAL
Atlanta - WP: M. Minor 8
Oakland - WP: S. Kazmir 9 FINAL
Texas - LP: M. Mikolas 3
Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu 4 FINAL
San Francisco - LP: J. Peavy 3
FC Dallas 2 FINAL
Vancouver FC 2
Portland 3 FINAL
Montreal 2
Calgary 26 FINAL
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 23 FINAL
Brt Columbia 6
Ottawa 23 FINAL
Hamilton 33
Toronto 9 FINAL
Saskatchewan 37
Minnesota 76 FINAL
Connecticut 65
Atlanta 67 FINAL
Washington 77
Chicago 69 FINAL
Tulsa 79

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