The MaxPreps All-America Team has recognized the top high school basketball players in the country each year since 2006. Past MaxPreps All-Americans include 2023 NBA All-Stars Bam Adebayo (2016),
Jaylen Brown (2015), DeMar DeRozan (2008), Kevin Durant (2006), Anthony
Edwards (2019), De'Aaron Fox (2016), Jrue Holiday (2008), Jaren Jackson
(2017), Kyrie Irving (2010), Julius Randle (2013), Jayson Tatum (2016)
and Zion Williamson (2018).
Selections are based on team success, individual production and local, regional and state honors from the recently-completed season. Potential at the college and professional level is not a primary consideration. Players in post-graduate and non-scholastic programs are not eligible for inclusion.
6-9 | Sophomore | Forward | Undecided
Averaged 21.1 points, 11.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.0 blocked shots per game
while shooting 62.1 percent from the field, 41.6 percent from 3-point
range and 89.1 percent from the free throw line. Top-rated Class of 2025 prospect led the Explorers (26-4) to their second consecutive Class 7A state title and a top 10 national ranking.
6-3 | Senior | Guard | USC
No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2023 averaged 19.6 points, 6.8 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals while
shooting 52 percent from inside the arc, 38 percent from 3-point range
and 77 percent from the free throw line for the Wildcats (26-6). During his
four years at Wheeler, the program went 102-23 with state titles in
2020, 2021 and 2023.
6-8 | Senior | Forward | Texas
Future Longhorn averaged 20.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game while
shooting 54.4 percent from the field and 79.3 percent from the free
throw line to guide the Panthers to a 29-1 record. Holland compiled over 1,500
points and 900 rebounds during his four years at Duncanville, helping the Panthers finish ranked nationally in all four seasons with a pair of state titles.
6-5 | Junior | Guard | Undecided
Top-ranked junior prospect averaged 21.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists on 53 percent from the field, 42 percent from 3-point range and 91 percent from the free throw line. Led the Wildcats (34-3) to the Class 6A state title and a top 10 national ranking. Johnson surpassed 2,000 career points this season and pumped in a game-high 29 points in the state title game.
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6-3 | Senior | Guard | Kentucky
Regarded as the No. 4 prospect in the Class of 2023 according to 247Sports, Wagner averaged 22.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists this season to guide the Panthers to a 23-2 record. He accumulated over 2,000 career points in his high school career and led the Panthers to a record of 94-5 with four straight MaxPreps Top 25 finishes.
6-9 | Junior | Center | Undecided
One of the most dominant post players in high school basketball, Bidunga averaged 20.2 points, 13.8 rebounds and 4.5 blocks while shooting 81 percent from the field to help the Wildkats (24-5) reach the state title game for the first time since 1989. Recorded 27 double-doubles in 29 games this season.
6-6 | Senior | Guard | Connecticut
Top 10 Class of 2023 prospect averaged 20.1 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per contest to carry the Rams (19-11) to the Class AAAAAAA state quarterfinals. Castle was a consistent force all year long and went off for a season-high 41 points in an 80-76 loss to No. 2 Duncanville (Texas) early in the year.
6-4 | Junior | Guard | Undecided
Regarded as a top five prospect in the Class of 2024, Harper averaged 24.9 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals to guide the Ironmen to a 26-3 record. Harper led Don Bosco Prep to the John Wall Holiday Invitational title with an upset victory over No. 11 Centennial (Corona, Calif.) in the semifinals paced by 28 points and seven rebounds from the star junior.
6-4 | Senior | Guard | Maryland
Averaged 17.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 6.3 assists
and 2.6 steals this
season to lead the Panthers (31-3) to the No. 6 spot in the MaxPreps Top
25. He notched a career-high 41 points against Bishop O'Connell in
February on the way to being named Washington Catholic Athletic
Conference Player of the Year.
6-8 | Sophomore | Forward | Undecided
Regarded as the No. 3 prospect in the Class of 2025, Peat averaged 19.7 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to guide the Pumas (30-1) to their second consecutive state title.
6-9 | Senior | Wing | G-League Ignite
Going pro next year, Buzelis averaged 15.7
points and 5.6 rebounds per game
while shooting 54 percent from the field, 42.4 percent from 3-point
range and 80 percent from the free throw line for the Buffaloes (21-7).
6-7 | Senior | Wing | Kentucky
Averaged 17.9 points and 7.5 rebounds per game to push the Panthers (30-3) to their second consecutive Class 5A state title and a top 10 national ranking.
6-6 | Junior | Wing | Undecided
Averaged 26.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.5
assists this season and upped his scoring average to 38.6 points per
contest over the course of five
state tournament games. In a 105-92 double-overtime win over Chambers
(Charlotte) in the
quarterfinals, Evans scored a career-high 62 points – the sixth-highest
single-game total in state history.
6-0 | Senior | Guard | Oregon
Future Duck averaged 28.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists
per game to guide the Lions (30-2) to the Class 6A state title game. He was named MVP at the Les Schwab Invitational in December after
leading West Linn to the title by handing then-No. 1 Duncanville (Texas) its only
loss of the season.
6-8 | Senior | Wing | Colorado
Five-star prospect averaged 18.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists per game to help the Pumas (30-1) capture their second consecutive state championship.
6-10 | Junior | Wing | Rutgers
Regarded as the No. 6 prospect in the Class of 2024, Bailey averaged 22 points, 14 rebounds, four blocks and three assists per game to help the Indians (23-7) reach the Class AAAAAAA state quarterfinals.
6-8 | Senior | Forward | Iowa State
Future Cyclone averaged 22.9 points and 10.5 rebounds per game to lead the the Warriors (22-4) to the Class 4A state semifinals. Biliew is regarded as the No. 14 prospect in the Class of 2023.
7-0 | Senior | Center | Kentucky
Future Wildcat was the anchor defensively for the Panthers (23-2) and made an impact bigger than his averages of 12.0 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per contest would suggest.
6-5 | Junior | Wing | Undecided
MaxPreps New York Player of the Year averaged 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.2 steals to help guide the Crusaders (22-2) to the No. 3 spot in the MaxPreps Top 25. Edgecombe was named MVP of the NIBC after leading the conference in scoring this season.
6-0 | Senior | Guard | Michigan State
Averaged 18.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game to lead the Tigers (28-6) to the Class 4A sectional finals while playing alongside his brother Jeremiah
6-8 | Sophomore | Forward | Undecided
One of the best defenders in high school basketball, Flagg filled the stat-sheet for the Eagles (23-2), averaging 9.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.2 blocked shots per game.
6-5 | Senior | Guard | Duke
21.4 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game to guide the Knights (27-10) to the
Division I state title. Foster set the Division I state title game scoring record with 33 points.
6-8 | Senior | Forward | Illinois
Baltimore Catholic League Player of the Year averaged 17.6 points, 12.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists to guide the Gaels (38-4) to the No. 20 spot in the MaxPreps Top 25.
6-0 | Senior | Guard | Auburn
Helped the Crew (35-1) earn the No. 3 seed at GEICO Nationals and the No. 3 spot in the National Top 10 by averaging a team-high 18.5 points, 5.1 assists and 4.4 rebounds.
6-2 | Senior | Guard | Duke
MaxPreps California Player of the Year averaged 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the No. 11-ranked team in the MaxPreps Top
25. During McCain's final two seasons at Centennial, the Huskies went 63-4 with a state title in 2022.
6-8 | Senior | Forward | Iowa State
Averaged 23.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists to guide the Pirates (27-3) to their third consecutive Division 2 state title. Momcilovic tallied a game-high 29 points and nine rebounds in the state title game.
6-7 | Junior | Forward | Undecided
Led the top-ranked team in the National Top 10 in scoring, averaging 12.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists while playing a team-high 19.2 minutes per contest for the Eagles (23-2).
6-6 | Senior | Wing | North Carolina State
Four-star Wolfpack signee averaged 19.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 1.9 assists to help the Justices (28-0) reach the top spot in the MaxPreps Top 25.
6-4 | Junior | Guard | Auburn
Led the Hornets (25-7) to the Class 7A state quarterfinals after
averaging 35.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.6 steals per game. Philon scored a career-high 51
points in November.
6-5 | Senior | Guard | Baylor
MaxPreps Missouri Player of the Year averaged 13.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists to lead the Lions (24-1) to the No. 2 spot in the National Top 10 and the program's second consecutive GEICO Nationals berth.