USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Rhode Island 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
Aaron Thomas, North Kingstown
In his 22nd year at North Kingstown, Thomas led the Skippers to the Division I tournament championship as a No. 3 seed, upsetting No. 2 Cranston East and No. 1 Bishop Hendricken along the way. North Kingstown entered the state tournament as a No. 2 and beat Woonsocket 77-57 in the title game.
Player of the Year
Tyler Kolek, G, St. George’s (Middletown), 6-2/180, Jr.
A transfer from Cumberland, Kolek was chosen as the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year after averaging 18.6 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists a game.
Erickson Bans, G, Shea (Pawtucket), 6-0/165, Jr.
Bans led the Rhode Island Interscholastic League in scoring with an average of 29.2 points a game.
Clay Brochu, G, North Kingstown, 6-1/160, Sr.
Brochu scored 17 points a game while helping North Kingstown to the Division I and state tournament titles.
Dwayne Robinson-O’Hagan, G, Woonsocket, 5-10/165, Sr.
Robinson-O’Hagan scored 22.4 points a game while helping the fifth-seeded Villa Novans reach the state championship game.
Myles Wilmoth, F, St. Andrew’s (Barrington), 6-9/210, Jr.
St. Andrew’s claimed the New England Prep School Athletic Council AA title thanks in part to Wilmoth’s 14.3 points and nine rebounds a game.
Robert Baum, G, St. Andrew’s (Barrington), 6-1/185, Sr.
Dominic Mello, G, St. George’s (Middletown), 5-11/165, So.
Aireus Raspberry, G, Cranston East, 6-0/185, Sr.
D.J. Smith, G/F, Wheeler, 6-4/200, Sr.
Jackson Zancan, F, Cumberland, 6-5/185, Sr.