Connecticut Boys Basketball POY: Alex Wolf

Connecticut Boys Basketball POY: Alex Wolf

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Connecticut Boys Basketball POY: Alex Wolf

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THE WINNER: Alex Wolf

THE BASICS

School: Greenwich (Conn.)
Grade: Senior
Position: Center
Height: 6-foot-10
Weight: 240 pounds

Athletic achievement: He averaged 16.5 points, 13.6 rebounds and eight blocks per game while recording 18 double-doubles this past season, leading the Cardinals (24-3) to the Class LL semifinals. A 2014 First Team All-Fairfield County Interscholastic Conference selection, he scored 15 points with 11 rebounds in Greenwich’s 59-54 win over New Britain in the Class LL quarterfinals.

Academic excellence: Wolf has maintained a 4.0 GPA.

Exemplary character: A member of the National Honor Society, he has volunteered locally on behalf of the Greenwich Library and as a youth basketball coach.

THE PRAISE

“Alex Wolf is so important to Greenwich’s success,” said Andrew McClellan, head coach at Ridgefield. “He’s got the best motor for a big man. He plays 100 percent all the time and he causes a lot of problems around the rim.”

THE FUTURE: Wolf will play for Dartmouth College.

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