USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA North Carolina Boys Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Brian Fields, Providence Day (Charlotte)
Led by Fields, Providence Day captured the NCISAA Class 3A state tournament, culminating with a 67-53 win over High Point Christian Academy. The team went on to play at the DICK’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals, the only team from North Carolina to compete at the prestigious tournament.
Player of the Year
Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, F, High Point Christian Academy, 6-10/260, Sr.
A 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Third Team selection and the nation’s No. 4 recruit by ESPN, Adebayo lived up to the hype as a senior, averaging 18.9 points and 13 rebounds per game for the Class 3A finalist Cougars (25-6). For his efforts, the soon-to-be Kentucky Wildcat was named the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year in addition to being selected as a McDonald’s All-American and a Jordan Brand Classic invitee.
Davion Mintz, PG, North Mecklenburg, 6-4/175, Sr.
A Creighton signee, Mintz earned Player of the Year honors in his conference after producing 20.4 points and 6.3 assists per game and leading North Mecklenburg to the Class 4A semifinals.
Sage Surratt, G, East Lincoln (Denver), 6-4/200, Jr.
An explosive scorer and an all-court contributor, Surratt poured in 31.1 points per game along with 8.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.2 steals, leading East Lincoln (28-1) to the Class 2A state final.
Ian Boyd, G, Apex, 6-3/210, Sr.
Boyd, who will play his college ball at George Mason next season, was named the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year after leading Apex to the third round of the Class 4A state tournament, averaging 25.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.
Grant Williams, F, Providence Day (Charlotte), 6-7/235, Sr.
A two-time Class 3A Player of the Year, the Tennessee signee averaged 15.5 points and 10.1 rebounds per game for the Class 3A state champs.
Rechon Black, PG, Concord, 6-5/170, Sr.
Devon Dotson, PG, Providence Day (Charlotte), 6-2/175, So.
Coby White, PG, Greenfield (Wilson), 6-4/160, So.
Lavar Batts, G, Robinson (Concord), 6-2/160, Jr.
Jairus Hamilton, F, Cannon (Concord), 6-8/209, So.