This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high school boys basketball, with DeLaSalle junior power forward Reid Travis. Jones was the sole recipient his sophomore season.
If you love sports, you love to watch teams and athletes when they’re at their best. There’s nothing better than watching a superb athlete take over a game and lead his or her team to victory.
Saturday presented a rare opportunity to see all of the state’s top basketball talent in the same venue as the Target Center served as host for the Timberwolves Shootout.
It’s going to be a very interesting year on the boys prep basketball season as arguably the two best players in the state have another year before they graduate.
DeLaSalle High School’s Reid Travis is just a junior, but he’s got options. He can play a couple sports at a high level, and has a straight ‘A’ average to boot.
As high school football players head to camp this week, some are just fighting for the chance to put the uniform and pads on under the lights every Friday night.