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15 Metro Players to Watch

Joe Coleman

Lucas Brown, Roseville, 6-4 sr. guard:

Nice combination of athleticism and size for his position.

Joe Coleman, Hopkins, 6-4 sr. guard:

Gophers recruit is early pick for player of the year.

Marquel Curtis, Robbinsdale Armstrong, 6-2 sr. guard:

Versatile player. Defends well in addition to his 22-point and 11-rebound averages.

Tyrus Jones

Tyus Jones, Apple Valley, 6-1 fr. guard:

Draws national attention. Started as an eighth-grader.

Joey King, Eastview, 6-7 jr. forward:

Scores in bunches. Gophers are hot on his trail.

Shelby Moats, Waconia, 6-8 sr. forward:

A big body that has long range ability. Averaged 21.1 points per game.

Roosevelt Scott

Kyle Noreen, Minnesota Transitions, 6-6 sr. forward:

Made a triple double (37 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists) last weekend.

Thomas Schalk, Apple Valley, 6-8 sr. forward:

Size allows him to shoot cleanly over most defenders.

Roosevelt Scott, St. Paul Johnson, 6-3 sr. guard:

Can score from multiple set offenses.

Marvin Singleton, Hopkins, 6-4 sr. guard:

Aggressive player who excels at wiping the glass on offense and defense.

Estan Tyler

Alex Richter, Lakeville South, 6-6 sr. forward:

Led the old Lake Conference in scoring each of the past two seasons.

Jonah Travis, DeLaSalle, 6-6 sr. forward:

Uses his brain and his skills. Headed to Harvard.

Ross Travis, Chaska, 6-7 sr. forward:

Shoots like a wing, plays like a big.

Estan Tyler, St. Paul Johnson, 6-1 sr. guard:

Led the Governors in scoring en route to Class 3A title.

Jake White, Chaska, 6-7 sr. forward:

Has accumulated 1,274 points in three varsity seasons.

– Brian Stensaas

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