Nearing The Finish Line — Michigan Mr. Basketball March Power Rankings
Here’s how Burney sees the race for the 40th annual Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award, headed into the postseason:
1 Lorne Bowman (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s G) — Checks every box. Blew up in the CHSL title game. Any questions?
2 Tyson Acuff (Detroit Cass Tech G) — Making the biggest impact of any player for any team in any league in the state. Dominated in the PSL title game.
3 Carlos “Scooby” Johnson (Benton Harbor F) — Has a very good chance at taking home the crown, will gobble up the whole west-side voting bloc and has the best career resume.
4 Matt Nicholson (Clarkston C) — Pure paint domination personified, would be a front runner most years.
5 Jalen Terry (Flint Beecher G) — He really shouldn’t be this low on the list, he does it all and is electric in every way. … Wouldn’t be shocked if he pulls this thing out with a late-season surge.