The 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Basketball Teams were selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley in consultation with high school coaches and recruiting experts.
Click the links below for photo galleries, interviews and more with the honorees:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sabrina Ionescu, Miramonte (Orinda, Calif.)
Name: Erin Boley
School: Elizabethtown, (Ky.)
College: Notre Dame
Details: Averaged 24.2 points and 10.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists a game, leading team to a 30-5 record.
Second-best athlete in the family: I don’t know. Both my brothers are pretty athletic. If I can count my parents, it’s my dad. He played college basketball at Western Kentucky.
First car I drove: A gray Ford Escape.
Season highlight: With my team, there were several highlights. We won the (Traditional Bank Holiday Classic) before Christmas. Personally, it would be when Maya Moore surprised me with the Gatorade state Player of the Year award.
Dream car and color: A black Range Rover.
Favorite musician: J. Cole.
Hidden talent: I can draw. I’m a decent artist in general. I’m good at sketching.
First job: It’s always been basketball.
Most-embarrassing favorite song: Probably “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber.
Favorite teacher: Sue Steffy. She taught in the middle school that I went to, T.K. Stone. She taught an appreciation of arts and humanity class. My mom, grandmom and I went on a trip to Italy with her that sparked my interest in art. I’ve stayed close with here since then.
Second-favorite sport: Softball. I played softball growing up, up until middle school. I played a little bit of everything, I played a little bit of first base, pitched a little bit, played third base.
People confuse me with: My mom and I look a lot alike.
Biggest deal on my phone: I have Maya Moore’s number in my phone now.
Basketball influences: My dad has always been my biggest basketball influence, my biggest coach. Also my high school coach, coach (Tim) Mudd. A player who I’ve always admired is Elena Delle Donne.
COACH OF THE YEAR: Scott Allen, Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.)
SECOND TEAM: See who made the second team
THIRD TEAM: See who made the third team