Posted On: 02/12/19 3:57 PM

Prep Hoops takes a look at several of the top Player of the Year candidates in Central Kansas this season.


Levi Braun, 6’2, G, 2019, Topeka Hayden

A four-year varsity starter, Braun is coming off a strong offseason running with SSA Elite and has helped Hayden overcome the loss of standout Zach Harvey. Braun is a standout perimeter shooter who can knock down 3-pointers off the catch or off the bounce, can lead a team at the point, but is just as effective playing off the ball. He has offers to play for hometown Washburn and Maryville University in St. Louis.

Noah Butler, 6’5, G/F, 2019, Free State

Butler has taken his game to new heights this season, scoring buckets, hauling in rebounds and defending multiple positions. He is a strong, powerful athlete, capable of throwing down power dunks in traffic, but has the skill to play on the wing, handle the ball and shoot from behind the 3-point arc. He has seen his stock rise this season and has helped Free State put together a big season.

AJ Dickerson, 6’3, G, 2019, Junction City

Dickerson is a talented guard who has a

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