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Preseason Class A All-State

Grand Rapids Christian senior Xavier Tillman is favored to give Michigan State another Mr. Basketball.

Grand Rapids Christian senior Xavier Tillman is favored to give Michigan State another Mr. Basketball.

Class A MVP Xavier Tillman  6-9  Sr  Grand Rapids Christian: Signed with Michigan State. Averaged 16.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists while shooting 68 percent from the floor in his first season with the Eagles.

Class A All-State

  • Amauri Hardy  6-3  Sr  North Farmington: Will decide from Georgia, Georgia Tech or Oklahoma State on Friday, Dec. 9. Averaged 21 points as a junior for state runner-up.
  • Jermaine Jackson  5-9  Sr  Macomb Dakota: Led Dakota to the state semifinals as a junior, averaging 21 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.1 assists per game.
  • Brandon Johns  6-9  Jr  East Lansing: Led the Trojans to a 20-0 regular season averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds as a sophomore.
  • Isaiah Livers  6-8  Sr  Kalamazoo Central: Signed with Michigan. Averaged 14 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.
  • Foster Loyer  5-11  Jr  Clarkston: Committed to MSU. Averaged 22.6 points and 6.7 assists as a sophomore.

Second team

  • Dylan Alderson  6-5  Sr  Clarkston: Signed with Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Averaged 16.2 points and 7.3 rebounds per game as a junior.
  • Matt Beachler  6-4  Sr  Lowell: Signed with Central Michigan. Surpassed 1,000 career points as a junior while scoring 18.1 points a game.
  • Greg Elliott  6-4  Sr  Detroit East English Village: State’s top uncommitted senior after Amauri Hardy drops next week. Averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists as a junior.
  • Thomas Kithier  6-8  Jr  Macomb Dakota: Committed to MSU. Averaged 11 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists per game.
  • Demetrius Lake  5-10  Sr  Holland: The state’s most prolific active scorer after averaging 33.1 points per game as a junior. Underrated defender also averaging 3.9 steals.

Third team

  • David DeJulius  6-0  Jr  Detroit East English Village: Transfer from Detroit Edison whose addition will make EEV a Class A contender when he’s eligible.
  • Jaron Faulds  6-10  Sr  Holt: Headed to Columbia. Averaged 12.1 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3 blocks as a junior.
  • Michael Flowers  6-1  Sr  Southfield A&T: Signed with Western Michigan. Averaged 25 points as a junior.
  • Brandon Wade  6-2  Jr  Ann Arbor Skyline: Averaged 17.2 points, 5.2 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a sophomore.
  • Duane Washington  6-3  Jr  Grand Rapids Christian: Averaged 15.5 points, 2.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game as a sophomore.

Fourth team

  • James Beck  6-7  Sr  Grand Rapids Christian
  • Jacob Boonyasith  6-3  Jr  Jenison
  • Ike Eke  6-9  Sr  Detroit U-D Jesuit
  • Kevin McAdoo  6-1  Sr  West Bloomfield
  • Davion Williams  6-2  Jr  Belleville

Fifth team

  • Keion Epps  6-5  Sr  Wayne Memorial
  • Markell Jackson  6-5  Sr  Muskegon
  • Austin McCullough  6-5  Sr  Portage Central
  • Diego  Robinson  6-6  Sr  Lansing Everett
  • Rashad Williams  6-2  Jr  Wayne Memorial


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