The top player from each state for 2009-10
As part of ESPN RISE's boys' basketball preview, we're taking a look at the top current high school player from each state. Selections were based on a combination of ESPNU rankings and high school performance.
Trevor Lacey, Butler (Huntsville), Jr.
Damon Sherman-Newsome, Bartlett (Anchorage), Jr.
Royce Woolridge, Sunnyslope (Phoenix), Sr.
Preston Purifoy, Conway, Sr.
Gary Franklin Jr., Mater Dei (Santa Ana), Sr.
Bud Thomas, Regis Jesuit (Aurora), Sr.
Andre Drummond, St. Thomas More School (Oakdale), So.
Trevor Cooney, Sanford (Hockessin), Jr.
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.)
Tyler Thornton, Gonzaga, Sr.
Brandon Knight, Pine Crest (Fort Lauderdale), Sr.
Jelan Kendrick, Wheeler (Marietta), Sr.
Micah Christenson, Kamehameha, Jr.
Kyle Dranginis, Skyview (Nampa), Jr.
Jereme Richmond, Waukegan (Waukegan), Sr.
DeShaun Thomas, Bishop Luers (Fort Wayne), Sr.
Harrison Barnes, Ames, Sr.
Perry Ellis, Wichita Heights (Wichita), So.
Ricardo Johnson, Holmes (Covington), Sr.
Matt Derenbecker, Metairie Park Country Day (Metairie), Sr.
Daryl Traynham, Maine Central Institute (Pittsfield), Sr.
Josh Selby, Lake Clifton (Baltimore), Sr.
Nate Lubick, St. Mark's School (Southborough), Sr.
Keith Appling, Pershing (Detroit), Sr.
Jacob Thomas, Columbia Heights, Sr.
Andre Stringer, Forest Hill (Jackson), Sr.
Brad Beal, Chaminade (St. Louis), Jr.
Josh Huestis, C.M. Russell (Great Falls), Sr.
Elliott Eliason, Chadron, Sr.
Cory Joseph, Findlay Prep (Henderson), Sr.
Gerard Coleman, Tilton School (Tilton), Sr.
Michael Gilchrist, St. Patrick (Elizabeth), Jr.
Alex Kirk, Los Alamos, Sr.
DaJuan Coleman, Jamesville-DeWitt (DeWitt), So.
C.J. Leslie, Word of God (Raleigh), Sr.
Joe Hanstad, Dickinson, Jr.
Jared Sullinger, Northland (Columbus), Sr.
Andrew Davis, Edmond Memorial (Edmond), Sr.
Terrence Jones, Jefferson (Portland), Sr.
Tyrone Garland, Bartram (Philadelphia), Sr.
Billy Soriano (Mount Pleasant, Providence) Jr.
R.J. Slawson, Fort Dorchester (North Charleston), Sr.
Cody Larson, Roosevelt (Sioux Falls), Sr.
Joe Jackson, White Station (Memphis), Sr.
Perry Jones, Duncanville, Sr.
Kyle Collinsworth, Provo, Sr.
Joe O'Shea, Burlington, Sr.
James McAdoo, Norfolk Christian (Norfolk), Jr.
Noah Cottrill, Logan, Sr.
Josh Smith, Kentwood (Covington), Sr.
Vander Blue, Madison Memorial (Madison), Sr.
Austin Woodward, Sheridan (Sheridan), Sr.
BOYS' BASKETBALL RANKINGS
|Rank||School (City, State)||Rec|
|1||Oak Hill Academy|
Mouth of Wilson, VA
Jersey City, NJ
Flower Mound, TX
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