With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in Indiana.
We’ve broken down the state’s top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included a whole lot of other players who just missed the cut. Keep in mind, these selections are based on past accomplishments and projected on-court performance in addition to recruit rankings.
For a list of the top senior basketball recruits in Indiana, click here.
Indiana All-State Basketball
G: Yogi Ferrell, Park Tudor, 5-11/170, Senior Rated the No. 3 point guard in the country by ESPNU.
F: Jeremy Hollowell, Lawrence Central, 6-8/210, Senior Versatile swingman can play either forward spot.
F: Hanner Perea, La Lumiere, 6-8/215, Senior One of the best dunkers in the country; best to stay out of his way.
F: Glenn Robinson III, Lake Central, 6-6/185, Senior Premier scorer is heading to Michigan next year.
G: James Blackmon Jr., Bishop Luers, 6-2/175, Sophomore Scored more than 20 points per game as a freshman.
G: Rapheal Davis, La Lumiere, 6-5/200, Senior Transferred from South Side over the summer.
G: Ronnie Johnson, North Central, 5-10/160, Senior Posted 13.5 points and 5.0 assists per game last year.
F: Devin Davis, Warren Central, 6-6/200, Junior Could play multiple positions this season; a real matchup nightmare.
F: Tre Lyles, Arsenal Tech, 6-7/200, Sophomore Physical power forward has pledged to Indiana.
G: Kellen Dunham, Pendleton Heights, 6-4/170, Senior Butler recruit can hit from long range (43 percent on 3’s last year).
G: Ron Patterson, Broad Ripple, 6-3/200, Senior Athletic wing is one of Indy’s top defenders.
G: Bryson Scott, FW Northrop, 6-0/175, Junior Natural scorer has already committed to Purdue.
F: Collin Hartman, Cathedral, 6-6/200, Junior Looking to improve on last year’s 14.3 points, 7.9 rebounds per game.
F: DeJuan Marrero, Bowman Academy, 6-6/195, Senior Used quickness inside to ring up 24 points, 17 rebounds per game.
G: V.J. Beachem, FW Harding, 6-6/180, Junior Notre Dame commit averaged 19 points per game last year.
G: Zak Irvin, Hamilton SE, 6-5/180, Junior Will team with Gary Harris to form top wing duo.
G: Basil Smotherman, Lawrence North, 6-4/180, Junior Scored 13.9 last year while hitting 52 percent of his 3-pointers.
F: Austin Burgett, Avon, 6-9/200, Senior Skilled big man has committed to Notre Dame.
F: Tyler Wideman, Lake Central, 6-7/240, Sophomore Skilled big man has committed to Notre Dame.
Other Top Players
Obij Aget, La Lumiere, C, Sr.
Tyler Alderman, Fishers, C, Sr.
D.J. Balentine, Kokomo, G, Sr.
Ronnye Beamon, Bishop Noll, G, Sr.
Jacobby Bledsoe, Hamilton SE, G, Sr.
Trevon Bluiett, Park Tudor, F, So.
Bo Calhoun, SB Washington, F, Sr.
Tyler Corley, Lawrence Central, G, Sr.
Jared Drew, Cathedral, F, Sr.
Richard Freeman, Lawrence Central, F, Jr.
Lucas Grose, Warsaw, F, Sr.
Eron Harris, Lawrence North, G, Sr.
Austin Hatch, FW Canterbury, F, Jr.
R. J. Hunter, Pike, G, Sr.
Patrick Ingram, North Central, G, Sr.
Demetrius Jackson, Marian, G, Jr.
Milos Kostic, Bishop Noll, C, Jr.
Darius Latham, North Central, F, Jr.
Jaquan Lyle, Evansville Bosse, G, So.
Matt O’Leary, Terre Haute North, F, Sr.
Nick Osborne, Muncie Central, F, Sr.
Taylor Rainey, New Palestine, G, Sr.
Mike Ramey, Southport, F, Sr.
Elijay Ray, Bowman Academy, F, Sr.
Joe Reed, Center Grove, F, Sr.
Kendall Rollins, Pike, F, Jr.
Brenton Scott, FW Northrop, G, Jr.
Edward Seay, Merrillville, F, Sr.
Jay Simpson, La Lumiere, F, Sr.
Anthony Swanigan, Pike, F, Sr.
Kellon Thomas, Southport, G, Sr.
Zavier Turner, Pike, G, Jr.