USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Nebraska Boys 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
Jim Weeks, Auburn
Weeks won four Class B state championships with Beatrice before taking over at Auburn, which had never won a state title. Coaching a team with no seniors, Weeks led the Bulldogs to the Class C1 state championship.
Player of the Year
Akol Arop, F, Creighton Prep (Omaha), 6-6/190, Sr.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year and a Nebraska signee averaged 19.4 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.
Charlie Easley, G, Pius X (Lincoln), 6-2/170, Sr.
Named to two all-state teams, Easley finished his high school career with per-game averages of 23.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists.
Chucky Hepburn, G, Bellevue West, 6-1/185, So.
The three-star recruit, who has an offer from Nebraska, contributed 18.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and five assists per game.
Baylor Scheierman, G, Aurora, 6-6/165, Sr.
Signed with South Dakota State, Scheierman finished with averages of 21 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.7 assists a game.
John Tonje, G/F, Omaha Central, 6-5/195, Sr.
Tonje has verbally committed to Colorado State and averaged 23.8 points and 6-1 rebounds a game this season.
Shiloh Robinson, F, Kearney, 6-8/195, Sr.
Hunter Sallis, G, Millard North (Omaha), 6-4/150, So.
Chase Thompson, F, Omaha Westside, 6-7/230, Sr.
Donovan Williams, F, North Star (Lincoln), 6-6/190, Jr.
Lok Wur, F, Papillion-La Vista South, 6-9/180, Sr.