Posted On: 10/21/21 9:26 AM

As part of our preseason preview content, we’re counting down the top dozen candidates for this year’s Mr. Basketball award, presented annually to the top senior in the state. The countdown concludes with our No. 1 player, Ames point guard Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA .

Name: Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA
Height: 6-2
Position: PG
School: Ames

2020-21 stats: 359 points (16.3/game), 93 rebounds (4.2), 109 assists (5.0), 39 steals (1.8), 51.6 FG%, 37.9 3P%, 70.4 FT%
Career stats: 733 points (16.7), 179 rebounds (4.1), 212 assists (4.8), 88 steals (2.0), 51.9 FG%, 37.9 3P%, 71.2 FT%

About Lipsey: After missing his sophomore season with an ACL injury, Lipsey burst back onto the scene last year, leading the Little Cyclones to the 4A semifinals and putting up big numbers with remarkable efficiency. An Iowa State commit, he's arguably the best two-way player in the state, using his speed and physicality to dominate the game on both ends of the floor. A true lead guard who lets the game come to him, he's at his best when he's playing downhill and getting to the rim, where he's an excellent finisher,

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