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Maple Grove, 6-3, jr. guard
Davison runs the Crimson show and is highly regarded in all phases of the game. He averages 21.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Directed the Crimson to a school record 25 victories this season. "Clutch player who carries his team," Armstrong coach Greg Miller said.
GARY TRENT JR.
Apple Valley, 6-6, jr. guard
Pure scorer (averages 26.9 points per game) who poses matchup problems every game. "If a smaller player guards him, he can shoot the three-pointer over them or post them up. You put a bigger guy on him, and he will drive by them," Goring said. "He's taken a big step in his overall game." The son of former NBA player Gary Trent Sr. is shooting 54 percent from the floor.
Hopkins, 6-8, sr. guard
Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year. The versatile Coffey does all the little things to ensure the end result is a "W." Son of former Gopher Richard Coffey, he can score, rebound, pass and play defense. "Amir has been dominating," Royals coach Ken Novak said. Committed to Richard Pitino's squad next season.
Shakopee, 6-7, sr. forward
Averaged 25.3 points per game despite being constantly double-teamed. He also grabbed 9.7 rebounds a night. Mitchell finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,985 points) and rebounder (800). "Our go-to guy," Sabres coach Bruce Kugath said. "It's been a privilege to coach him the past four years."
Apple Valley, 6-2, soph. guard
Point guard cut in the mold of older brother Tyus. He's emerged from Tyus' shadow to become a star on his own, averaging 16 points, 6.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. Strong supporting cast allowed Jones room to develop. "He doesn't have to score a lot for us, but he can if we need him to," Eagles coach Zach Goring said.