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Coach of the Year
Keith Guy, Muskegon (Muskegon)
Although he was fortunate to have two of the state’s top players (Deshaun Thrower and Deyonta Davis) Guy did a masterful job every time the Big Red took the court: 28 games, 28 victories, the last of which was a 24-point blowout that delivered Muskegon their first state title since 1937.
G Deshaun Thrower, Muskegon (Muskegon), 6-1, Sr. (Player of the Year)
A remarkable all-around player, Thrower averaged 17.9 points, 7.1 assists, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.7 steals per game as he led the Big Red to an undefeated record and a Class A state title.
G Eric Davis, Arthur Hill (Saginaw), 6-4, Jr.
One of the state’s top scorers (27.9 per game), Davis also chipped in five boards, four assists, and three steals per game while guiding the Lumberjacks to the Saginaw Valley league title.
F Deyonta Davis, Muskegon (Muskegon), 6-9, Jr.
The “other” half of the remarkable duo that marched Muskegon to a dream season, this future Michigan State Spartan averaged 14.6 points, 13.4 rebounds, and 7.1 blocks per game in addition to shooting 61 percent from the field.
F Yante Maten, Bloomfield Hills (Bloomfield Hills), 6-8, Sr.
Maten’s 18.8 points, 15.2 rebounds, and 6.9 assists per game carried the Black Hawks to the Class A finals and also earned him a basketball scholarship to the University of Georgia next fall.
C Jaylen Johnson, Ypsilanti (Ypsilanti), 6-9, Sr.
One of Rick Pitino’s prized signees for Louisville’s 2014-15 freshman class, Johnson averaged 13.2 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 2.1 blocks per game.
G Darrell Davis, Douglas (Detroit), 6-4, Sr.
G Edmond Sumner, Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills), 6-3, Sr.
F Justin Tillman, Pershing (Detroit), 6-8, Sr.
F Josh Jackson, Consortium (Detroit), 6-7, So.
C Kenny Goins, Mott (Warren), 6-7, Sr.