Anyone who follows high school basketball in Minnesota is already well aware of Tyus Jones. The Apple Valley sophomore isn’t old enough to drive yet, but he’s already becoming one of the state’s most heralded basketball players ever.
There was a time when just about every high school basketball team in the state feared facing Minneapolis North. But the Polars have not won a state title since 2003, and since then the school has fallen on hard times.
Ricky Rubio is starting to make a marketing name with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and could Trevor Mbakwe play for the Gophers again? It’s all here in this week’s news and notes.