Muhammad wins Mr. Basketball USA

UCLA-bound wing from Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) is first pick from NIAA school

Originally Published: April 16, 2012
By Ronnie Flores | ESPNHS.com

When Nerlens Noel of Tilton (N.H.) reclassified from 2013 to 2012 back in February, he promptly was named the No. 1 prospect in the ESPNU 100, supplanting Shabazz Muhammad of Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas).

Over the next few days, Muhammad's coaches, family and friends were asked over and over again about the situation while the senior remained stoic. In Bishop Gorman's next big game on Feb. 4 at the Nike Extravaganza against Whitney Young (Chicago), Muhammad let his play do the talking.

He ...

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