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|
|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
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