Posted On: 06/6/21 6:44 PM

On Friday morning Gatorade announced that Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'10" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #93 Nation ND from Enderlin was named the North Dakota Boys Basketball Player of The Year. The award distinguishes Joe as the best high school basketball player in ND for the 2020-2021 season. The is a very big honor as only 3 other Class B players have ever won the award. Hurlburt is also only the 3rd player to win the award as a junior. Enderlin’s head coach is Calvin Kraft, his older brother Travis Kraft won the award back in 1999. Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'10" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #93 Nation ND has committed to play division 1 basketball at the University of Colorado. Stat-wise Joe put up impressive numbers in his junior season. 22.6 ppg, 14.3 rpg, 4.9 apg ,1.4 spg, 1.5 bpg, shot 66% from 2 (148-225), shot 37% from 3 (39-105). Hurlburt has had a nice spring in AAU ball, he plays with D1 Minnesota. Joe and the Eagles will have one major goal next season. Winning Region-1 and making a State Tournament appearance. 

Awards/Honors/Recognitions

Max Preps 2021 North Dakota Player of the Year

1st Team All-State 2021

2-time All-State

3-time All-Region 1

2-time Team MVP

Records

All-Time leader in Enderlin School history in the following: (Still has senior season)

Career Points: 1607

Career Rebounds: 1133

Rebounds in a season: 315

Rebounds in a game: 23

Career Assists: 259

Assists in a season: 107

Blocks in a career/season/game: 180/76/13

On track to be the all-time leading rebounder in North Dakota history

Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'10" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #93 Nation ND (2022) |6-10 F| Enderlin/D1 Minnesota – Currently the #1 prospect in North Dakota 

Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'10" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #93 Nation ND (2022)

Past Award Winners 

2021 – Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'10" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #93 Nation ND – Enderlin

2020 – Boden Skunberg Boden Skunberg 6'4" | SG Jamestown | 2020 State #420 Nation ND – Jamestown

2019 – Mason Walters – Jamestown

2018 – Joe Pistorius – West Fargo

2017 – Aanen Moody – Dickinson

2016 – Aamen Moody – Dickinson

2015 – Carter Kretchman – Fargo Oak Grove

2014 – Tanner Kretchman – Fargo Davies

2013 – A.J. Jacobson – Fargo Shanley

2012 – Dexter Werner – Bismarck

2011 – Dexter Werner – Bismarck

2010 – Nik Savageau – Fargo North

2009 – Joe Hanstad – Dickinson

2008 – Austin Dufault – Kildeer

2007 – Tate Kick – Dickinson

2006 – Eric Erdmann – Fargo North

2005 – James Hennessy – Williston

2004 – Lucas Moormann – Dickinson

2003 – Tyler Koenig – Fargo North

2002 – Tyler Koenig – Fargo North

2001 – Adam Dobmeier – Fargo South

2000 – Jon Godfread – Grand Forks Red River

1999 – Travis Kraft – May-Port CG 

1998 – Jess Boschee – Valley City

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