Ohio Mr. Basketball

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This is a list of players who have won the title of Ohio Mr. Basketball.

There are two awards, one awarded by the Associated Press, and one awarded by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association.

Award winners[edit]

Associated Press Mr. Basketball[edit]

Associated Press Mr. Basketball[1]
Year Player High School College NBA/Professional Team Other accomplishments
2017
Kaleb Wesson Westerville South High School Ohio State
2016
Xavier Simpson Lima Senior High School Michigan
2015
2014
Luke Kennard Franklin High School Duke Detroit Pistons
2013 Marc Loving St. John's Jesuit Ohio State
2012 Justin Fritts Mentor High School Wheeling Jesuit University
2011 Trey Burke Columbus Northland Michigan Washington Wizards 2014 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 2014 NBA Skills Challenge Champion
2010,
2009
Jared Sullinger Columbus Northland Ohio State Toronto Raptors
2008 William Buford Toledo Libbey Ohio State
2007 Jon Diebler Upper Sandusky Ohio State
2006,
2005
O. J. Mayo North College Hill Southern California Milwaukee Bucks NBA All-Rookie First Team (2009), First-team All-Pac-10 (2008), Pac-10 All-Freshman Team (2008), Pac-10 All-Defensive Team (2008), 2007 McDonald's All-American Game MVP, 2x First-team Parade All-American
2004 Jamar Butler Lima Shawnee Ohio State
2003,
2002,
2001
LeBron James St. Vincent – St. Mary None Cleveland Cavaliers 3x NBA Champion, 3x NBA Finals MVP, 4x NBA Most Valuable Player, 13x NBA All-Star, 2x NBA All-Star Game MVP, 10x All-NBA First Team, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 5x NBA All-Defensive First Team, NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014), 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2008 NBA scoring champion, 2x AP Athlete of the Year, 2x Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, 2012 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, 2x Mr. Basketball USA, 2003 Naismith Prep Player of the Year, 2003 McDonald's All-American Game MVP
2000 (tie) Tony Stockman,
Chester Mason
Medina,
Cleveland South
Clemson/Ohio State,
Miami
(Stockman/Mason)minor American leagues and lesser professional clubs in Europe
1999 Emmanuel Smith Euclid High School Cincinnati
1998 William "Sonny" Johnson Garfield Heights Cleveland State/Ohio
1997 Kenny Gregory Independence High School Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
1996 Jason Collier Springfield Catholic Indiana/Georgia Tech Died in 2005 while playing for the Atlanta Hawks.
1995 Damon Stringer Cleveland Heights Cleveland State/Ohio State
1994 Aaron Hutchins Lima Central Catholic Marquette
1993 Geno Ford Cambridge Ohio Current head coach at Bradley University.
1992,
1991
Greg Simpson Lima Senior Ohio State
1990 Bob Patton Jr. Youngstown Liberty Stanford
1989,
1988
Jimmy Jackson Toledo Macomber Ohio State Played 14 seasons in the NBA for 12 different teams.

OHSBCA Mr. Basketball[edit]

The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association selects Mr. Basketball in Boys Basketball each year. The procedures for the selection of Mr. Basketball is (1) that the Player must be nominated by a District Director or Officer, (2) Nominees can be a senior or underclassman, (3) Each player's stats will be discussed among the District Directors and Officers and (4) District Director will vote to determine the winner.[2]

Year Player High School College NBA/Professional Team
2010,
2009
Jared Sullinger Columbus Northland Ohio State Boston Celtics
2008 William Buford Toledo Libbey Ohio State
2007 Jon Diebler Upper Sandusky Ohio State
2006 Raymar Morgan Canton McKinley Michigan State
2005 Jamelle Cornley Columbus Brookhaven Penn State
2004 Jamar Butler Lima Shawnee Ohio State Pepsi Caserta (Italy, 2008); Mutlu Aku Selcuk Universitesi Konya (Turkey, 2009); Olympia Larissa B.C. (Greece, 2009–10)
2003,
2002,
2001
LeBron James St. Vincent – St. Mary none Cleveland Cavaliers (2003–2010; 2014-), Miami Heat (2010–2014)
2000 Romain Sato Dayton Christian Xavier Aurora Jesi (Italy, 2nd division, 2005–06); FC Barcelona (Spain, 2006); Montepaschi Siena (Italy, 1st division, 2006–10); Panathinaikos (Greece, 2010–)
1999 Brooks Hall Troy Dayton
1998 Keith McLeod Canton McKinley Bowling Green Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers
1997 Andre Hutson Trotwood-Madison Michigan State
1996 Jason Collier Springfield Catholic Indiana/Georgia Tech Died in 2005 while playing for the Atlanta Hawks.
1995 Shaun Stonerook Westerville North Ohio State/Ohio Montepaschi Siena (Italy)
1994 Byron Gladden Lorain Admiral King Virginia Commonwealth
1993 Damon Flint Cincinnati Woodward Cincinnati
1992,
1991
Greg Simpson Lima Senior Ohio State
1990 Tyrice Walker Hamilton Xavier
1989 Jimmy Jackson Toledo Macomber Ohio State Played 14 seasons in the NBA for 12 different teams.

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