Highlighted by National Junior of the Year
of Chaminade (St. Louis)
, MaxPreps presents the 2014-15 Boys Basketball Junior 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 Junior of the Year selections include:
2014 – Ben Simmons, Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.)
2013 – Stanley Johnson, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
2012 – Jabari Parker, Simeon (Chicago)
2011 – Tony Parker, Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.)
2010 – Austin Rivers, Winter Park (Fla.)FIRST TEAMEdrice Adebayo, Northside (Pinetown, N.C.)
6-9 | 240 | Forward
Pushed for POY honors in North Carolina after posting numbers that are almost hard to believe: 32.2 points, 21.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots per game.Lonzo Ball, Chino Hills (Calif.)
6-6 | 180 | Guard
Entertaining floor general nearly averaged triple-double (24.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 9.1 assists per game) while leading Huskies to Division I state title game. Committed to UCLA.Harry Giles, Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.)
6-9 | 230 | Forward
Posted 23.9 points and 12.5 rebounds per game for City of Palms semifinalists and NCISAA Class 3A runner-up. Scary that he probably still isn't 100 percent recovered from serious knee injury that caused him to miss sophomore year.Malik Monk, Bentonville (Ark.)
6-3 | 185 | Guard
With explosive athleticism and scoring ability, Arkansas Online All-State POY put up 26.9 points per game. Went for 50 in a game at the Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions in January, then went out and effortlessly won the dunk contest less than an hour later.MAXPREPS NATIONAL JUNIOR OF THE YEAR
Jayson Tatum, Chaminade (St. Louis)
6-8 | 195 | Guard
Gatorade Player of the Year in Missouri put up 26.5 points and 11.7 rebounds per game on the heels of gold medal showing with USA Basketball over the summer. State championship is about the only thing missing from impressive resume.