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Checking in on the CHSL: Power index for Catholic League Cageland

By: Scott Burnstein, February 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

Burney’s Catholic League Boys Basketball Player Power Rankings

1 Daniel Friday (Detroit U-D Jesuit Sr. G/F) — Full-throttle versatility, the definition of a leader and a warrior baseline-to-baseline. Signed with Brown.


2 Lorne Bowman (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Jr. G) — The top college prospect in the league, sugary-sweet shooting stroke, an “off the charts” playmaker type. Committed to Wisconsin.


3 Jalen Thomas (Detroit U-D Jesuit Sr. C) — Highest upside at the next level of anyone in the league, raw and imposing in the paint, has gotten better every year as a prepster. Signed with UMass.


4 Julian Dozier (Detroit U-D Jesuit Sr. G) — Wizard of a floor general in the midst of a magical senior season back in The D after a junior year spent out in the desert … he’s the Cubbies’ engine.


5 Justin Rukat (Detroit Catholic Central Sr. F/C) — Gamer in every way, a newfound perimeter skill-set sets him apart from the pack this winter.


6 Jon Brantley (Birmingham Brother Rice Jr. G) — Deadeye shooter, crafty scorer, ice in his veins.


7 Davis Lukomski (Detroit Catholic Central Sr. F) — Gritty gunner … Enough said!!


8 Brendan Downs (Detroit Catholic Central Sr. G/F) — His game is all Boom Boom Pow.


9 Mark Mayberry (Detroit Loyola Jr. G) — Burning up out of the backcourt for the Bulldogs.


10 The Massucci Bros: A.J. & Anthony (Royal Oak Shrine Sr./Jr. G) — Can you say pick your poison?



MVP: Daniel Friday (Detroit U-D Jesuit Sr. G/F)

MIP: Dylan Hemphill (Detroit Loyola Sr. G)

Newcomer of the year: Kareem Rozier (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Fr. G)

Sixth Man of the Year: Caleb Hunter (Detroit U-D Jesuit Sr. G)

Coach of the Year: Pat Donnelly (Detroit U-D Jesuit)