Milwaukee Hamilton's Looney is AP player of year

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Honorable mention:

   Blake Anderson, sr., Auburndale; Isaac Elliott, sr., Stevens Point Pacelli; Albert Goerlitz, sr., Owen-Withee; Luke Zuiker, sr., Marshfield; Aaron Nixon, sr., Mukwonago; Donovan Jackson, sr., Milwaukee Pius; Levi Bradley, jr., Milwaukee Pius; Darion King, jr., Racine Case; Romeo Bouie, jr., Racine St. Catherine's; Billy Wampler, jr., Eau Claire Regis; Luke Murphy, sr., River Falls; Alex Herink, sr., Hudson; Zac Doll, sr., Elk Mound; Kollin Neils, sr., Plymouth; Tyler Zastrow, sr., Sheboygan Lutheran; Josh Erickson, sr., Manitowoc Roncalli; Nate Neveau, sr., Oshkosh North; Charlie Noone, sr., Oshkosh Lourdes; Tyler DeYoung, jr., Central Wisconsin Christian; Elijah Goodman, sr., Brookfield Central; Jake Showalter, sr., Germantown; Evan Wesenberg, sr., Germantown; Anthony Carver, jr., Wisconsin Lutheran; Marcus White, sr., Milwaukee Vincent; Devante Jackson, sr., Brown Deer; Malik Clements, sr., Madison West; Nick McGlynn, jr., Stoughton; Turner Moen, sr., Lake Mills; Mark Nelson Jr., sr., Monona Grove; Nick Noskowiak, jr., Sun Prairie; Billy Bull, sr., Fall River; Ty Kartman, sr., Cassville; Alex Mortimer, sr., Richland Center; Isaiah Shell, sr., Albany; Trevor Wendhausen, sr., Mineral Point, Alex Hayden, sr., La Crosse Central; Dalton Soto, sr., Blair-Taylor; Nick Wagner, soph., Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau; Parker Weber, sr., La Crosse Aquinas; Matt Ferris, sr., Appleton Xavier; DJ DeValk, sr., Little Chute; Cody Schwartz, jr., West De Pere; Nate Neveau, sr., Oshkosh North; Dakota Zinser, sr., Green Bay N.E.W. Lutheran; Cooper Radtke, sr., Oshkosh North.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Hamilton senior forward Kevon Looney has been named the Wisconsin Associated Press boys basketball player of the year.

Looney led the Wildcats to their first Milwaukee City Conference title since 2010. The Wildcats finished the regular season with 14 straight wins before losing to West Allis Central in the regional final.

Looney, a UCLA recruit, averaged 27.9 points, 12.7 rebounds, seven assists and eight blocks per game and earned his second City Conference player of the year award.

Also on the AP's first team are Rice Lake's Henry Ellenson, Diamond Stone of Whitefish Bay Dominican, Seymour's Sandy Cohen and Riley LaChance of Brookfield Central.

Brown Deer's Kelly Appleby was named AP coach of the year. Appleby's Falcons claimed the Woodland East title and won the WIAA Division 3 title.

First team

x - Kevon Looney, 6-9, sr., F, Milwaukee Hamilton

x -Henry Ellenson, 6-10, jr., F, Rice Lake

x - Diamond Stone, 6-10, jr., F/C, Whitefish Bay Dominican

Sandy Cohen, 6-6, sr., G, Seymour

Riley LaChance, 6-2, sr., G, Brookfield Central

Second team

Trevor Anderson, 6-2, soph., G, Stevens Point

Brady Ellingson, 6-4, sr., G, Sussex Hamilton

Matt Heldt, 6-10, jr., C, Neenah

Jordan Shea, 6-4, sr., G, Lodi

Cam Ward, 6-2, sr., G, Marshall

Third team

D'Angelo Jackson, 6-4, sr., G, Racine Case

Paul Miller, 6-4, sr., G, Kettle Moraine

Jordan Perez, 6-4, sr., G, Greendale

Adam Pohlman, 6-0, sr., G, Neenah

Reed Timmer, 6-2, sr., G, New Berlin Eisenhower

Fourth team

Chandler Diekvoss, 6-6, sr., G, West De Pere

Sam Hauser, 6-5, soph., Stevens Point

Chris Howell, 6-4, sr., F, Milwaukee King

Kyle Monroe, 6-5, jr., G/F, Ashwaubenon

Darrlyn Willis, 6-7, sr., F, Madison Memorial

(x) - unanimous selection

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