Video: MaxPreps visits National Sophomore of the Year Romeo LangfordStar guard led Bulldogs to state title, averaged 29 points per game.
Highlighted by National Sophomore of the Year Romeo Langford
of New Albany (Ind.)
, MaxPreps presents the 2015-16 Boys Basketball Sophomore All-American Team.
Selections are based on team success, individual production and local, regional and state honors from the recently completed season. Potential at the college or professional level is not a primary consideration. Players in post-graduate or non-scholastic programs are not eligible for inclusion.
Past Sophomore of the Year selections include:
2010 – DaJuan Coleman, Jamesville-DeWitt (DeWitt, N.Y.)
2011 – Aquille Carr, Patterson (Baltimore, Md.)
2012 – Andrew Wiggins, Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W.Va.)
2013 – Malik Newman, Callaway (Jackson, Miss.)
2014 – Joshua Jackson, Consortium (Detroit, Mich.); Jayson Tatum, Chaminade (St. Louis, Mo.)
2015 – James Walker Jr., Jonesboro (Ga.)
FIRST TEAMJordan Brown, Woodcreek (Roseville, Calif.)
6-10 | 200 | ForwardStat sheet stuffer produced 26.7 points and 15.0 rebounds per game for 20-win Woodcreek.MAXPREPS NATIONAL SOPHOMORE OF THE YEAR
Romeo Langford, New Albany (Ind.)
6-4 | 180 | GuardPut up 29.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game for Indiana's Class 4A state champions.Gerald Liddell, Steele (Cibolo, Texas)
6-7 | 195 | WingLed Knights to 32 wins, Class 6A semifinals with averages of 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.Khavon Moore, Westside (Macon, Ga.)
6-8 | 185 | ForwardTop 10 prospect recorded 20.7 points, 11.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.1 blocked shots per game.Ja'Vonte Smart, Scotlandville (Baton Rouge, La.)
6-4 | 185 | GuardLouisiana Gatorade POY averaged 22.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game for Class 5A runner-up.
SECOND TEAMJordan McCabe, Kaukauna (Wis.)
5-10 | 160 | GuardGalloping Ghosts captured Wisconsin's Division 2 state title behind McCabe's 25.3 points per game.Immanuel Quickley, John Carroll (Bel Air, Md.)
6-3 | 175 | GuardBaltimore Sun All-Metro POY averaged 17.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per outing.David Singleton, Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.)
6-3 | 180 | GuardKnights will be in the conversation for preseason Top 10 national ranking next season thanks in part to Daily Breeze All-Area POY, who led team with 18.9 points per game.Fred Thatch, Sikeston (Mo.)
6-2 | 200 | GuardMissouri Class 4 POY piled up 20.7 points, 10.0 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.5 steals per game for 28-3 Bulldogs.Robert Woodard, Columbus (Miss.)
6-5 | 210 | WingLed Falcons to Mississippi's 6A title by averaging 20.4 and 9.3 rebounds per game.THIRD TEAMJoey Hauser, Stevens Point (Wis.)
6-7 | 190 | ForwardContributed 17.6 points and 7.9 rebounds per game for unbeaten Division 1 state champions.Brandon Johns, East Lansing (Mich.)
6-7 | 205 | ForwardDetroit Free Press first team All-State pick after leading Trojans to 23-1 record.James Lewis, Westlake (Atlanta, Ga.)
6-3 | 190 | GuardAll-State floor general for Georgia's AAAAAA champions, scored 21 points and handed out nine assists in title game.Foster Loyer, Clarkston (Mich.)
6-0 | 160 | Guard
Class A first team All-State pick produced 17.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.Brian White, Natchitoches Central (Natchitoches, La.)
5-9 | 160 | GuardLeading scorer (17 points per game) for Louisiana's Class 5A state champions.
HONORABLE MENTIONRiley Battin, Oak Park (Calif.)
6-8 | 240 | ForwardHas over 1,400 points in first two high school seasons, averaged 24.3 points and 14.1 rebounds per game in 2015-16.Rechon Black, Concord (N.C.)
6-7 | 180 | Guard | Committed to North CarolinaEarly Tar Heel pledge earned Associated Press All-State honors after putting up 14.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game.Kiyon Boyd, H.D. Woodson (Washington, D.C.)
6-5 | 215 | GuardChipped in with over 14 points per game for unbeaten league and city champs.Robby Carmody, Mars (Pa.)
6-4 | 185 | GuardHelped Fightin' Planets reach Pennsylvania's AAA title game by averaging 19 points per game.Isaac Chatman, Cordova (Ala.)
6-6 | 185 | WingClass 4A first team All-State selection produced 19.9 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game.Kendric Davis, Houston Math Science & Tech (Houston, Texas)
5-9 | 160 | GuardHelped Tigers win 34 games, make deep playoff run with 17.8 points and 6.9 assists per contest.Silvio de Sousa, Montverde Academy (Fla.)
6-8 | 230 | ForwardDeep and talented Montverde roster kept numbers down but big part of team's 26-2 campaign.
Devon Dotson, Providence Day (Charlotte, N.C.)
6-2 | 180 | Guard
Led NCISAA Class 3A champions and Dick's Nationals participants in scoring (16.4 points per game), assists (4.6) and steals (1.9).
Tim Finke, Champaign Central (Champaign, Ill.)
6-6 | 190 | GuardPlaying for father Jeff at Central, earned News-Gazette All-State honors after putting up 20.6 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.Darius Garland, Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.)
5-11 | 160 | GuardDivision II-AA Mr. Basketball put up 18.6 points and 4.3 assists per game.
Kamaka Hepa, Barrow (Alaska)
6-9 | 225 | ForwardAppears to be headed to Jefferson (Portland, Ore.) for junior season after leading Whalers to back-to-back Class 3A state titles. Averaged 19.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocked shots per game in 2015-16.
Terrance Moss, Memphis East (Memphis, Tenn.)
6-4 | 175 | GuardOne of the engines for Memphis East's 32-2 Class AAA state championship team.Luther Muhammad, Hudson Catholic (Jersey City, N.J.)
6-4 | 185 | GuardNJ.com All-Stater posted 21.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game for 21-4 Hawks.Courtney Ramey, Webster Groves (Mo.)
6-3 | 170 | GuardSt. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro pick after tallying 17.7 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game for 26-3 Statesmen.Simisola Shittu, Montverde Academy (Fla.)
6-8 | 210 | ForwardLike teammate and fellow Sophomore All-American Silvio de Sousa, season averages weren't eye-popping but had big spots – like 24 and 10 against Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic.Zion Williamson, Spartanburg Day (Spartanburg, S.C.)
6-7 | 210 | ForwardNot exactly playing a national-caliber schedule at Spartanburg Day but 28.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.9 blocks and 2.7 steals per game is impressive at any level.