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American Family Insurance All-NEO Preseason Top 10 - Boys Basketball

1:57 PM, Nov. 30, 2012 EST

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The 2012-13 boys basketball season kicks off today, and usaodayhss.com/Cleveland would like to highlight the best players in Northeast Ohio. We're excited to unveil the first Preseason American Family Insurance All-Northeast Ohio Boys Basketball Team.

The 10-member team listed below was selected by USATodayhss.com/Cleveland staff as players to watch in the upcoming season in Northeast Ohio. Some of these names you've probably heard before, while others you may not have. All of them are worth keeping tabs on for the 2012-2013 season. One thing is for sure -- we'll be watching!


Evan Bailey 6'4" Jr SG Massillon Jackson Undecided 
David Bell 6'8" Sr C-F Garfield Heights Undecided 
Danny Monteroso 6'2" Sr 2G St. Clairsville Boston College - Football
Arthur Christian
6'3" Sr PF Richmond Heights Undecided 
Demonte Flannigan 6'7" Sr PF VASJ Cleveland State
Maurice O'Field 6'4" Sr SG John Hay East Tennessee State
Mike Mills 6'8" Sr C-F Canton McKinley V- Lincoln Memorial Univ
Kash Blackwell 6'4" Sr WF Shaker Heights Undecided 
Victor Dorsey 6'8" Jr PF Akron Springfield Undecided 
Keon Johnson 5'6" Sr PG Mansfield Senior Winthrop

Here are the players that just missed making the Top 10, but could be there at the end of the season.

Tyler Sherman -Sr, C,  Barberton - Tyler Ptacek, Sr, SG, Padua - Rosel Hurley, Jr, WF, Shaker Heights - Nigel Hayes, Sr, PF, Whitmer - Derek Funderburk-Fr., PF, St. Edward

For more Northeast Ohio high school sports news, scores, photos and videos, visit usatodayhss.com/Cleveland.