From left to right: Jalen Suggs, Minnehaha Academy; Tyler Wahl, Lakeville North; Zeke Nnaji, Hopkins; David Roddy, Breck, and Tyrell Terry, DeLaSalle. Photo: RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII ¥ firstname.lastname@example.org
|Most memorable place I’ve played||Most under-rated skill||Favorite thing to do when not playing basketball|
|Zeke Nnaji||Playing at home vs. Wayzata during a double-header||My passing||Play the piano and make music|
|David Roddy||Hallenbeck Hall (St. Cloud State) for the section final. I’ve been there three times and it get better every time.||My vocalness on the court. I talk a lot on the court, especially on defense.||Playing football with my close friends|
|Jalen Suggs||Argentina||Leadership||Play football or hang out with friends|
|Tyrell Terry||Target Center||Passing||Play the PS4|
|Tyler Wahl||Target Center||Rebounding||Bowling with friends|
East Ridge, 6-9, junior, forward
Excellent size, strength with great anticipation, an elite rebounder and great finisher. Averaged 16.6 points, 11.3 rebounds per game.
Prior Lake, 6-9, junior, forward
Played at Metro Player of the Year-level until an injury forced him to miss 12 games. Long and athletic, finishes at the rim, passes out of the double-team, hits the three-pointer.
Mahtomedi, 6-6, junior, shooting guard
Blossomed into a deadly long-range shooter, averaging 27.9 points per game (high of 52). Lead the Zephyrs to first state tournament since 1961.
Tartan, 6-1, senior, guard
College: Idaho State
Explosive off the dribble with a high motor, averaged 21 points, six rebounds, five assists per game. Set school single-game scoring record with 45 against Edina.
Chaska, 6-6, senior, power forward
College: Northern Colorado
Fundamentally sound, exceptional footwork, nearly unstoppable in the low post. Averaged 22 points, nine rebounds, with a 51-point effort against Cooper.
Jamison Battle, DeLaSalle, senior, forward
Courtney Brown, East Ridge, senior, forward
Kendall Brown, East Ridge, sophomore, guard
Dajuan Carter, North St. Paul, senior, guard
Dain Dainja, Park Center, junior, post
Drake Dobbs, Eden Prairie, junior, guard
Jack Middleton, Edina, senior, guard
The Star Tribune’s all-metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with a panel of coaches and staff observations.