Posted On: 03/14/19 7:46 AM

Zeke Nnaji is listed as a finalist for all the major Player of the Year Awards in Minnesota plus he's a top 30 ranked player in the nation.  Last night he backed it up once again with 29 points leading the Hopkins Royals back into the state tournament.

Ticket Punched!  One team in the state of Minnesota knows it is going to the State Tournament right now and that is the Hopkins Royals. Wayzata won this game the previous two seasons but Zeke Nnaji and the Royals got a big taste of revenge with last night's 82-71 victory.  Zeke Nnaji scored a combined 104 points in three games with the Trojans this season and last night Nnaji controlled things once again in the paint.  Nnaji is a Mr. Basketball Final Five member, he made the finalist list for the McDonald award, he's a top Gatorade Player of the Year candidate, and Zeke will be on the short list of candidates for the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year award.  And last night Zeke played like Player of the Year level talent he is scoring 29.  From the perimeter Kerwin Walton scored 25 giving Nnaji space to work and forwards Dane

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