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All-State hoops: New York

11/16/2011

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With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in New York.

We’ve broken down the state’s top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included 30 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 New York, click here.

First team

G: Omar Calhoun, Christ the King, 6-5/190, Senior

Averaged 20.8 points and 6.0 rebounds; ranked No. 27 in ESPNU 100.

G: Isaiah Whitehead, Lincoln, 6-4/195, Sophomore

Put up 13 points and five rebounds per game last year for the Railsplitters.

F: Daniel Dingle, St. Raymond, 6-6/225, Senior

Temple commit was voted CHSAA Player of the Year by coaches; averaged 16.6 points.

F: Christoper Obekpa, Our Savior New American, 6-8/200, Senior

Energy and length make him a triple-double threat every night.

C: Dajuan Coleman, Jamesville DeWitt, 6-10/280, Senior

Three-time Boost Mobile Elite 24 participant is committed to Syracuse.

Second team

G: Brian Bernardi, Xaverian, 6-2/180, Senior

One rival coach calls him "the best pure shooter in the city, by far."

G: Isaiah Cousins, Mount Vernon, 6-4/188, Senior

Will serve as new leader for defending state Federation AA champion.

G: Isaiah Lewis, Christ the King, 6-3/160, Junior

Played big role in Royals defending their CHSAA Class AA title last year.

F: Tyler Cavanaugh, Jamesville-DeWitt, 6-8/215, Senior

Wake Forest commit dropped 16 points per game for Class A champs.

F: Kerwin Okoro, St. Raymond, 6-4/190, Senior

Athletic player excels at a little bit of everything; averaged 13.6 points.

Third team

G: Shane Rector, St. Raymond, 6-2/185, Junior

Has tremendous upside with athleticism and hops.

G: Terrence Samuel, South Shore, 6-3/175, Junior

Uses combo of size and speed to break down the opposition.

G: Stan Wier, East Aurora, 6-2/210, Senior

Returns to lead Blue Devils after playing in Indiana last season.

F: Emile Blackman, Half Hollow Hills West, 6-4/170, Senior

Human highlight reel dropped 16.4 points per game in 2010-11.

F: Amadou Sidibe, Cardinal Hayes, 6-7/205, Senior

Doesn't mind banging in the post; averaged 13.8 points for Cardinals.

Fourth team

G: C.J. Davis, Archbishop Molloy, 6-1/175, Sophomore

Drew favorable comparisons to NYC legend Omar Cook from one coach.

G: Christian White, Aquinas Institute, 5-11/185, Senior

Capable scorer will play key role for a talented Little Irish squad.

F: Jermaine Lawrence, Cardozo, 6-9/180, Junior

Rising star helped lead Judges to PSAL Class AA semifinals last year.

F: Jarrell Marshall, Mount Vernon, 6-6/215, Senior

Has put on more muscle and developed a soft jumper for this season.

F: Chinonso Obokoh, Bishop Kearney, 6-10/215, Junior

Put up 16.6 points per game as just a sophomore.

Other Top Players

Reggie Agbeko, St. Joe's Collegiate, F, Senior

Joel Angus, Boys & Girls, F, Senior

Jason Boswell, Trinity Catholic, F, Junior

Khadeem Carrington, Bishop Loughlin, G, Sophomore

Travis Charles, Lincoln, F, Senior

Pete Drescher, Jamesville-DeWitt, G, Senior

Jordan Fuchs, Christ the King, F, Junior

Carlos Galen, Samuel Gompers, G, Junior

Myron Hickman, St. Raymond, G, Senior

Jalen Jenkins, Cardinal Hayes, F, Senior

Justin Jenkins, Wings Academy, G, Senior

Tyliek Kimbrough, Boys & Girls, G, Senior

Jarrell Marshall, Mount Vernon, F, Senior

Kevin Mickel, Adelphi Academy, F, Junior

Shadell Millinghaus, Schenectady, F, Senior

Shaquille Moseley, Uniondale, G, Senior

Wesley Myers, Boys & Girls, G, Junior

Kendrick Ray, Middletown, G, Senior

Shane Richards, York Prep, F, Senior

K.J. Rose, Union-Endicott, G, Junior

Zach Rufer, Burke Catholic, G, Senior

Shamiek Shephard, South Shore, G, Junior

Jamail Stanley, Christopher Columbus, G, Junior

Randy Stephens, Mount Vernon, G/F, Senior

Phil Valenti, Aquinas Institute, F, Senior

Lebrent Walker, Our Savior New American, G, Senior

Jordan Washington, Pathways College Prep, C, Junior

Anthony White, William Floyd, F, Senior

Christian White, Aquinas Institute, G, Senior

Will Williams, Newburgh Free Academy, G, Senior

Brandon Parker covers New York for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.