1981 High School Awards

1981 Parade Player of the Year

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 Kingston Aug 5, 1962 Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 1981 1985 Georgetown

1981 Parade All-American First Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Walter Downing FC 6-9 230 Crest Hill, IL - Providence Catholic High School 1981 1986 Marquette
Greg Dreiling C 7-1 250 Wichita, KS Nov 7, 1963 Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School 1981 1986 Kansas
Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 Kingston Aug 5, 1962 Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 1981 1985 Georgetown
John Flowers C 6-9 - Fort Wayne, IN - South Side High School 1981 1986 UNLV
Manuel Forrest F 6-7 200 Louisville, KY - Moore High School Magnet Academy 1981 1985 Louisville
Stuart Gray C 7-0 235 Panama City May 27, 1963 John F. Kennedy High School 1981 1984 UCLA
Anthony Jones GF 6-6 195 Washington, DC Sep 13, 1962 Dunbar High School 1981 1986 UNLV
Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 Brooklyn, NY Feb 17, 1963 Emsley A. Laney High School 1981 1984 North Carolina
Sam Vincent G 6-2 185 Lansing, MI May 18, 1963 Eastern High School 1981 1985 Michigan State
Ennis Whatley SG 6-3 177 Birmingham, AL Aug 11, 1962 Phillips High School 1981 1983 Alabama

1981 Parade All-American Second Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Mark Acres FC 6-11 220 Inglewood, CA Nov 15, 1962 Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 1981 1985 Oral Roberts
Bobby Lee Hurt PF 6-9 240 Huntsville, AL Dec 6, 1961 Huntsville High School 1981 1985 Alabama
Dwayne Johnson - - - - - 1985 -
Ken Johnson F 6-8 240 Tuskegee, AL Nov 7, 1962 La Jolla High School 1981 1985 Michigan State
Bill Martin F 6-7 205 Washington, DC Aug 16, 1962 McKinley Technology High School 1981 1985 Georgetown
Michael Payne PF 6-11 195 Quincy, IL - 1981 1985 Iowa
Jeff Robinson - - - - - 1985 -
Aubrey Sherrod SG 6-4 195 Wichita, KS Nov 6, 1962 Wichita Heights High School 1981 1985 Wichita State
Eric Turner G 6-3 175 Elkhart, IN Feb 7, 1963 Flint Central High School 1981 1984 Michigan
Milt Wagner F 6-5 185 Camden, NJ Feb 20, 1963 Camden High School 1981 1986 Louisville

1981 Parade All-American Third Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
John Brownlee PF 6-10 230 Fort Worth, TX - 1981 1986 Texas
Gerald Crosby G - - - - 1981 1985 Georgia
Mandy Johnson - - - - - 1985 -
Eugene McDowell PF 6-8 230 Cross City, FL - Dixie County High School 1981 1985 Florida
Nigel Miguel GF 6-5 195 Belize City Apr 8, 1963 Notre Dame High School 1981 1985 UCLA
Kenny Patterson G 6-1 180 Forest Hills, NY - 1981 1985 DePaul
Dwayne Polee GF 6-5 180 Los Angeles, CA Mar 2, 1963 Manual Arts High School 1981 1986 Pepperdine
Johnny Rogers PF 6-10 225 Fullerton, CA Dec 30, 1963 La Quinta High School 1981 1986 UC Irvine
Greg Stokes FC 6-10 220 New Haven, CT Aug 5, 1963 Hamilton High School 1981 1985 Iowa
Billy Thompson F 6-7 195 Camden, NJ Dec 1, 1963 Camden Catholic High School 1982 1986 Louisville

1981 Parade All-American Fourth Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Jeff Adkins G 6-5 185 Martinsville, VA - Martinsville High School 1981 1985 Maryland
Uwe Blab C 7-2 243 Munich Mar 26, 1962 Bloomington High School North 1981 1985 Indiana
Adrian Branch GF 6-7 185 Washington, DC Nov 17, 1963 DeMatha Catholic High School 1981 1985 Maryland
Greg Cavener FC 6-9 - Springfield, MO - Parkview High School 1981 1985 Missouri
Jimmy Miller - - - - - 1985 -
Robert Peterson - - - - - 1985 -
Ed Pinckney F 6-9 195 Bronx, NY Mar 27, 1963 Adlai E. Stevenson High School 1981 1985 Villanova
Blair Rasmussen C 7-0 250 Auburn, WA Nov 13, 1962 Auburn Senior High School 1981 1985 Oregon
Joe Ward F 6-6 210 Barnesville, GA Jan 21, 1963 1981 1986 Georgia
Bill Wennington C 7-0 245 Montreal Dec 26, 1963 Long Island Lutheran High School 1981 1985 St. John's

1981 Mr. Basketball USA

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 Kingston Aug 5, 1962 Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 1981 1985 Georgetown

1981 Illinois Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Walter Downing FC 6-9 230 Crest Hill, IL - Providence Catholic High School 1981 1986 Marquette

1981 Indiana Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Dan Palombizio F 6-8 - Michigan City, IN - Michigan City High School 1981 1986 Ball State

1981 Kentucky Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Phil Cox - - - - - 1985 -

1981 Michigan Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Sam Vincent G 6-2 185 Lansing, MI May 18, 1963 Eastern High School 1981 1985 Michigan State

1981 Mississippi Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
James Williams - - - - - 1985 -