Highlighted by National Sophomore of the Year
James Walker Jr.
of Jonesboro (Ga.)
, MaxPreps presents the 2014-15 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 programs are not eligible for inclusion.
Past Sophomore of the Year selections include:
2014 – Joshua Jackson, Consortium (Detroit); Jayson Tatum, Chaminade (St. Louis)
2013 – Malik Newman, Callaway (Jackson, Miss.)
2012 – Andrew Wiggins, Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W.Va.)
2011 – Aquille Carr, Patterson (Baltimore)
2010 – DaJuan Coleman, Jamesville-DeWitt (DeWitt, N.Y.)FIRST TEAMDeAndre Ayton, Balboa City (San Diego)
6-11 | 225 | Center
247Sports.com's No. 1 2017 prospect piled up 21.1 points, 16.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocked shots per game.Alex Barcello, Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.)
6-2 | 165 | Guard
Arizona's Gatorade Player of the Year posted 19.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per outing, helping Aztecs win fourth state title in a row.Jaylen Nowell, Garfield (Seattle)
6-5 | 190 | Guard
Averaged 23.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game for Washington Class 3A state champs. Bulldogs could be preseason national Top 10 in 2015-16.Cody Riley, Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.)
6-8 | 240 | Forward
Last year's MaxPreps Freshman of the Year was lead dog for team that went 26-4 and won California Division V state title. Averaged 15.6 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.MAXPREPS NATIONAL SOPHOMORE OF THE YEAR
James Walker Jr., Jonesboro (Ga.)
6-5 | 210 | Wing
Nationally ranked Cardinals are 60-7 with a pair of state titles in Walker's two seasons with program. Averaged 17.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game en route to Class 4A player of the year honors.