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Burney’s All-State Boys Basketball Team – The Leaders & Best

By: Scott Burnstein, April 4, 2017, 3:13 pm
Dream Team
*G Foster Loyer (Clarkston Jr.) – The TRUTH!!!…..enough said!!!
G Amauri Hardy (North Farmington Sr.) – Flashy, high-wattage talent destined for greatness at the next level
F Brandon Johns (East Lansing Jr.) – Maybe the top college prospect in the whole state
F Isaiah Livers (Kalamazoo Central Sr.) – All hail the new king of Michigan high school hoops!!!
C Xavier Tillman (Grand Rapids Christian Sr.) – Plays basketball like a defensive lineman on the football field, all muscle, motor and grit
First Team
*G Malik Ellison (Flint Beecher Sr.) – The most underrated player in the state BY FAR!!
G Greg Elliott (Detroit East English Village Sr.) – Cooler than the other side of the pillow at the off guard spot
F Jamal Cain (Detroit Cornerstone Sr.) – Tenacious and smooth at the same time, the quintessential swingman and playmaker on the wing
F Romeo Weems (New Haven Soph) – The Next ‘It’ Factor player to emerge from the Mitten
F Jason Whitens (Powers North Central Sr.) – The best small-school athlete the state has seen in years
“Sixth Men”
G Jermaine Jackson, Jr. (Macomb Dakota Sr.) – Instant offense and primetime performance
G David DeJulius (Detroit East English Village Jr.) – Will be the No. 1 player in Motown in 2018
F Trevion Williams (Dearborn Henry Ford Academy Jr.) – The TOTAL PACKAGE!!!
*denotes captain status
MVP – Foster Loyer (Clarkston)
MIP – Kevin McAdoo (West Bloomfield)
Coach of the Year – Adam Mercier (Powers North Central)