USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Michigan Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2018-19 season.
NATIONAL: ALL-USA Boys Basketball Team
COACH OF THE YEAR
Tim Wasilk, Clarkston
In Wasilk’s first year at Clarkston, he took over a team that graduated all five starters from last season’s championship team. Yet he led the Wolves to an 18-3 season in Division I that included a 12-0 league record.
Player of the Year
Emoni Bates, F, Lincoln (Ypsilanti), 6-9/180, Fr.
The start to Bates’ high school career could not have gone much better as the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year averaged 28.7 points and 10.2 rebounds a game.
Caleb Bates, F, Lake Shore (St. Clair Shores), 6-6/220, Sr.
Bates dominated for Lake Shore, to the tune of 27.6 points and 15 rebounds per game.
Carlos “Scooby” Johnson, F, Benton Harbor, 6-6/210, Jr.
An Associated Press first-team Division 2 all-state selection, Johnson contributed 24 points, 11.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists a game.
Jalen Terry, G, Beecher (Mount Morris), 5-11/155, Jr.
Terry, who has given his verbal commitment to Michigan State, scored 21 points a game while handing out 3.6 assists.
Romeo Weems, F, New Haven, 6-7/215, Sr.
Michigan’s Mr. Basketball, a DePaul recruit, averaged 28.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.
Lorne Bowman, G, St. Mary’s (Orchard Lake), 6-2/180, Jr.
Caleb Hodgson, F, Dansville, 6-10/225, Sr.
Sir’Real Smith, G, Saginaw, 6-1/155, Jr.
Chandler Turner, G, Detroit Renaissance, 6-6/200, Sr.
Artis White, G, Canton, 5-11/160, Sr.