1997 High School Awards

1997 Naismith Prep Player of the Year

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Shane Battier F 6-8 220 Birmingham, MI Sep 9, 1978 Detroit Country Day School 1997 2001 Duke

1997 Gatorade Player of the Year

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Baron Davis G 6-3 215 Los Angeles, CA Apr 13, 1979 Crossroads School 1997 1999 UCLA

1997 Parade Player of the Year

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Lamar Odom PF 6-10 230 Queens, NY Nov 6, 1979 St. Thomas Aquinas Prep 1997 1999 Rhode Island

1997 Parade All-American First Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Shane Battier F 6-8 220 Birmingham, MI Sep 9, 1978 Detroit Country Day School 1997 2001 Duke
Elton Brand PF 6-9 254 Cortlandt Manor, NY Mar 11, 1979 Peekskill High School 1997 1999 Duke
Chris Burgess PF 6-10 250 Irvine, CA Apr 23, 1979 Woodbridge High School 1997 2002 Utah
Baron Davis G 6-3 215 Los Angeles, CA Apr 13, 1979 Crossroads School 1997 1999 UCLA
Melvin Ely FC 6-10 261 Harvey, IL May 2, 1978 Thornton Township High School 1997 2002 Fresno State
Dion Glover GF 6-5 228 Marietta, GA Oct 22, 1978 Cedar Grove High School 1997 1999 Georgia Tech
Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 Bartow, FL May 24, 1979 Mt. Zion Christian Academy 1997 1997 -
Lamar Odom PF 6-10 230 Queens, NY Nov 6, 1979 St. Thomas Aquinas Prep 1997 1999 Rhode Island
JaRon Rush F 6-6 205 Kansas City, KS Apr 12, 1979 The Pembroke Hill School 1998 2000 UCLA
Korleone Young SF 6-7 213 Wichita, KS Dec 31, 1978 Hargrave Military Academy 1998 1998 -

1997 Parade All-American Second Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Marcus Griffin F 6-9 235 Peoria, IL Sep 3, 1978 Manual High School 1997 2001 Illinois
Larry Hughes G 6-5 184 St. Louis, MO Jan 23, 1979 Christian Brothers College High School 1997 1998 Saint Louis
Ryan Humphrey F 6-8 235 Tulsa, OK Jul 24, 1979 Booker T. Washington High School 1997 2002 Notre Dame
Britton Johnsen F 6-10 210 Salt Lake City, UT Jul 8, 1979 Murray High School 1997 2003 Utah
Jumaine Jones SF 6-8 218 Cocoa, FL Feb 10, 1979 Mitchell-Baker High School 1997 1999 Georgia
Corey Maggette GF 6-6 225 Melrose Park, IL Nov 12, 1979 Fenwick High School 1998 1999 Duke
Chris Owens SF 6-7 245 Akron, OH Mar 1, 1979 Duncanville High School 1997 2002 Texas
Anthony Perry G 6-3 186 Jersey City, NJ - St. Anthony High School 1997 2002 Georgetown
Luke Recker G 6-6 210 Lima, OH Jun 17, 1978 DeKalb High School 1997 2002 Iowa
Metta World Peace SF 6-7 260 Queens, NY Nov 13, 1979 La Salle Academy 1997 1999 St. John's

1997 Parade All-American Third Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
William Avery PG 6-2 197 Augusta, GA Aug 8, 1979 Westside High School 1997 1999 Duke
Kenny Brunner PG 5-11 185 Compton, CA Dec 8, 1978 Dominguez High School 1997 2002 Salem International
Khalid El-Amin G 5-10 200 Minneapolis, MN Apr 25, 1979 North Community High School 1997 2000 Connecticut
Marcus Fizer F 6-8 246 Detroit, MI Aug 10, 1978 Arcadia High School 1997 2000 Iowa State
Tony Harris G 6-0 165 Memphis, TN Apr 15, 1979 Memphis East High School 1997 2001 Tennessee
Brendan Haywood C 7-0 263 New York, NY Nov 27, 1979 James B. Dudley High School 1997 2001 North Carolina
Mark Karcher F 6-5 215 Baltimore, MD Nov 22, 1978 St. Frances Academy 1997 2000 Temple
Chris Mihm C 7-0 265 Milwaukee, WI Jul 16, 1979 Westlake High School 1997 2000 Texas
Max Owens - - - Jan 1, 1978 - 2001 -
Estaban Weaver - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Parade All-American Fourth Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Myron Anthony - - - Oct 18, 1977 - 2001 -
Charlie Bell G 6-3 200 Flint, MI Mar 12, 1979 Flint Southwestern Academy 1997 2001 Michigan State
Eric Chenowith C 7-1 270 Orange, CA Mar 9, 1979 Villa Park High School 1997 2001 Kansas
Jarron Collins C 6-11 248 Northridge, CA Dec 2, 1978 Harvard-Westlake School 1997 2001 Stanford
Jason Collins C 7-0 255 Northridge, CA Dec 2, 1978 Harvard-Westlake School 1997 2001 Stanford
Greedy Daniels G 6-1 183 New Orleans, LA Jan 12, 1978 Cohen High School 1997 2001 Texas Christian
Ricky Davis GF 6-7 195 Las Vegas, NV Sep 23, 1979 Davenport North High School 1997 1998 Iowa
Kenny Gregory F-G 6-5 208 Columbus, OH Nov 16, 1978 Independence High School 1997 2001 Kansas
Terence Morris F 6-9 221 Frederick, MD Jan 11, 1979 Governor Thomas Johnson High School 1997 2001 Maryland
Edmund Saunders - - - Nov 6, 1978 - 2001 -

1997 USA TODAY's High School Player of the Year

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 Bartow, FL May 24, 1979 Mt. Zion Christian Academy 1997 1997 -

1997 USA TODAY's All-USA First Team

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Chris Burgess PF 6-10 250 Irvine, CA Apr 23, 1979 Woodbridge High School 1997 2002 Utah
Baron Davis G 6-3 215 Los Angeles, CA Apr 13, 1979 Crossroads School 1997 1999 UCLA
Mark Karcher F 6-5 215 Baltimore, MD Nov 22, 1978 St. Frances Academy 1997 2000 Temple
Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 Bartow, FL May 24, 1979 Mt. Zion Christian Academy 1997 1997 -
Lamar Odom PF 6-10 230 Queens, NY Nov 6, 1979 St. Thomas Aquinas Prep 1997 1999 Rhode Island

1997 Mr. Basketball USA

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 Bartow, FL May 24, 1979 Mt. Zion Christian Academy 1997 1997 -

1997 Alabama Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Anthony Williams - - - - - 2001 -

1997 California Mr. Basketball (Selections By CalHiSports.com)

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Baron Davis G 6-3 215 Los Angeles, CA Apr 13, 1979 Crossroads School 1997 1999 UCLA

1997 John R. Wooden California High School POY

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Baron Davis G 6-3 215 Los Angeles, CA Apr 13, 1979 Crossroads School 1997 1999 UCLA

1997 Colorado Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Tom Starkey - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Florida Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Jason Pryor - - - - Fort Walton Beach High School - 2001 -

1997 Georgia Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Dion Glover GF 6-5 228 Marietta, GA Oct 22, 1978 Cedar Grove High School 1997 1999 Georgia Tech

1997 Illinois Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Sergio McClain G 6-4 230 Peoria, IL Nov 2, 1978 Manual High School 1997 2001 Illinois

1997 Indiana Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Maurice Fuller - - - - - 2001 -
Luke Recker G 6-6 210 Lima, OH Jun 17, 1978 DeKalb High School 1997 2002 Iowa

1997 Iowa Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Dean Oliver PG 5-11 180 Quincy, IL Nov 5, 1978 Mason City High School 1997 2001 Iowa

1997 Kansas Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Brett McFall - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Kentucky Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Brandon Davenport - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Louisiana Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Marcus Fizer F 6-8 246 Detroit, MI Aug 10, 1978 Arcadia High School 1997 2000 Iowa State

1997 Michigan Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Shane Battier F 6-8 220 Birmingham, MI Sep 9, 1978 Detroit Country Day School 1997 2001 Duke

1997 Minnesota Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Khalid El-Amin G 5-10 200 Minneapolis, MN Apr 25, 1979 North Community High School 1997 2000 Connecticut

1997 Mississippi Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Tang Hamilton PF 6-8 220 Jackson, MS May 26, 1978 Lanier High School 1997 2001 Mississippi State

1997 Missouri Mr. Show-Me Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Larry Hughes G 6-5 184 St. Louis, MO Jan 23, 1979 Christian Brothers College High School 1997 1998 Saint Louis

1997 New York Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Elton Brand PF 6-9 254 Cortlandt Manor, NY Mar 11, 1979 Peekskill High School 1997 1999 Duke

1997 North Carolina Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Jenis Grindstaff G 6-2 185 Spruce Pine, NC Mar 25, 1979 McDowell High School 1997 2002 Tennessee

1997 North Dakota Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Travis Sturdevant - - - - - 2001 -

1997 South Carolina Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
James Griffin - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Ohio Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Kenny Gregory F-G 6-5 208 Columbus, OH Nov 16, 1978 Independence High School 1997 2001 Kansas

1997 Tennessee Mr. Basketball (Class A)

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Kirk Haston PF 6-9 242 Lobelville, TN Mar 10, 1979 Perry County High School 1998 2001 Indiana

1997 Tennessee Mr. Basketball (Class AA)

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Niki Arinze SF 6-5 - - Dec 4, 1978 - 2000 -

1997 Tennessee Mr. Basketball (Class AAA)

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Tony Harris G 6-0 165 Memphis, TN Apr 15, 1979 Memphis East High School 1997 2001 Tennessee

1997 Texas Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Chris Owens SF 6-7 245 Akron, OH Mar 1, 1979 Duncanville High School 1997 2002 Texas

1997 Utah Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Britton Johnsen F 6-10 210 Salt Lake City, UT Jul 8, 1979 Murray High School 1997 2003 Utah

1997 Washington Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Michael Johnson - - - - - 2001 -

1997 Wisconsin Mr. Basketball

Player Pos HT WT Birth City Birth Date High School HS Grad Draft Year College
Mike Wilks G 5-10 185 Milwaukee, WI May 7, 1979 Rufus King High School 1997 2001 Rice