Paul McMillan IV is one of the top candidates for Mr Basketball this season.

Posted On: 11/19/20 2:24 PM

With the start of the OHSAA basketball season (hopefully) on the horizon, it’s time to look at some of the top candidates to win Mr. Basketball.

Malaki BranhamMalakiBranham6'5" | SGSt. Vincent-St. Mary | 2021State#24NationOH, 6’5 SG STVM: Branham is the highest rated senior in the state, which always is a good case for winning the award. Playing on a team with as many marquee games as STVM doesn’t hurt either. I expect Branham to dominate the competition this season and be in strong contention for winning this award.

Logan DuncombLoganDuncomb6'9" | CMoeller | 2021State#113NationOH, 6’9 C Moeller: Big John Hugley made a compelling case to win Mr Basketball last year, which shows a traditional post player can make a run at this award. Moeller is also projected to be the best team in the state, so using best player on best team is an easy argument to make. Duncomb’s scoring numbers won’t be as high as others because of the amount of mouths to feed at Moeller and the pace they play, but there won’t be many more impactful players this season.

Kobe JohnsonKobeJohnson6'4" | SGCanton McKinley | 2021StateOH, 6’4 SG Canton McKinley: Johnson had a breakout Junior season but elevated his game to another level this off-season. After

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