USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Anne Long, Spring Valley (Columbia)
Long led Spring Valley to its second straight Class AAAA state championship and the eighth in her storied coaching career. She is just 17 wins shy of breaking South Carolina’s career record for coaching wins with 852.
Player of the Year
Jhileiya Dunlap, F, Dreher (Columbia), 6-3, Sr.
The future Tar Heel delivered a Class AAA state championship for Dreher, averaging 20 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game while shooting better than 60 percent from the floor. The state’s Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Dunlap was named the Class AAA Player of the Year by the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association.
Christian Hithe, PG, Spring Valley (Columbia), 5-9, Sr.
A University of Central Florida signee, Hithe averaged 18 points and 4.8 rebounds per game for Spring Valley (27-2), which captured the Class AAAA state title.
Kionna Jeter, G, Spartanburg, 5-7, Sr.
Jeter eclipsed the 3,000-point mark for her prep career and guided Spartanburg to the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament, producing averages of 30.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.2 steals per contest.
Shayla Bennett, G, Christ Church (Greenville), 5-9, Sr.
Bennett, who will play collegiately at North Carolina next season, led Christ Church to its second straight Class A state championship, scoring a game-high 28 points in the title-clincher.
Asiah Jones, C, Woodmont (Piedmont), 6-3, Sr.
Jones, a future USC Trojan, averaged 11.2 points and 10.2 rebounds this past season for Woodmont.
Justice Gee, G, Timmonsville, 5-7, Sr.
Jessica Harris, G, Sumter, 5-5, Sr.
Nia Sumpter, SF, Myrtle Beach, 5-9, Jr.
Brooke Jordan-Brown, F/C, Riverside (Greer), 6-0, Sr.
Shaquanda Miller-McCray, C, Crestwood (Sumter), 6-3, Sr.