Posted On: 01/6/20 1:25 PM

We are nearing the halfway point of the season and at this point, we have at least a 13 game sample of each of the candidates and a couple have already played 15 or more games. Here's a look at the top contenders for the award at approximately the halfway point of the season. 

The Favorite: Dayvion McKnight, Collins 

The case for: McKnight is a stat sheet stuffer who is averaging 22 points and 8 rebounds per game at the point guard position for a Collins team who has gone 12-3 against a tough schedule and is ranked in the top 5-10 in the state depending on which poll you look at.

Second Favorite: JJ Traynor, Bardstown 

The case for: JJ has gone from relative unknown to top 100 recruit in about 18 months time. He's committed to Louisville and averaging 18 points and nearly 11 rebounds per game for the Tigers who have gone 7-6 against a tough schedule. His career is not the best on the list but he has the name recognition.

Third Favorite: Jackson Sivills, McCracken County

The case for: Sivills' coach has done a great job of getting out this season and making sure that

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