Burney’s MHSAA All-NCAA Final Four squad (2000-2020)
In honor of the NCAA national championship game that would have been Monday night, here is Scott M. Burnstein’s all-Final Four squad, made up of players from the modern era of high school hoops in Michigan (2000-2020).
Michigan State’s Mateen Cleaves (Flint Northern) — The point guard and captain.
Michigan State’s Cassius Winston (Detroit U-D Jesuit) — The rock-steady savvy vet.
Michigan State’s Charlie Bell (Flint Southwestern) — The jack of all trades.
Indiana’s Dane Fife (Clarkston) — The Defensive Stopper.
Michigan State’s Maurice Ager (Detroit Crockett) — The Finisher.
Michigan State’s Kalin Lucas (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s) — Little big man with ice in his veins.
Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine (Lansing Sexton) — Mr. Do Everything and make it look easy.
Michigan State’s Durrell Summers (Detroit Covenant Christian) — The Motor and Moxie.
Michigan State’s Morris Peterson (Flint Northwestern) — The Southpaw Assassin.
Memphis’ Chris Douglas-Roberts (Detroit Northwestern) — The Grinder.
Duke’s Shane Battier (Birmingham Detroit Country Day) — The Technician.
Kentucky’s James Young (Rochester-Troy) — The Big Gamer.
Michigan State’s Draymond Green (Saginaw) — The perfect point forward.
Michigan State’s Paul Davis (Rochester) — The Thunder & the Lightning.
Florida’s Al Horford (Grand Ledge) — The Big Smooth.