Posted On: 12/1/21 10:40 AM

What am I looking forward to this Minnesota High School Basketball season?  Here are my Superlatives for the 2021-22 year. 

Event I am Most Looking Forward to..... The Breakdown Tip Off Classic on December 11th

Match-Up I am Most Looking Forward to....  Park Center vs Totino-Grace

Trip I am Most Looking Forward to... A Northern Swing over a week (something I couldn’t do as a teacher)

Players I Will See Most....  Gopher signed Braeden Carrington Braeden Carrington 6'4" | SG Park Center | 2022 State #141 Nation MN and Pharrell Payne, Gopher targets Nolan Winter Nolan Winter 6'9" | PF Lakeville North | 2023 State #139 Nation MN , Taison Chatman Taison Chatman 6'4" | PG Totino-Grace | 2023 State #19 Nation MN , Boden Kapke Boden Kapke 6'11" | C Holy Family | 2023 State MN , Daniel Fretaig, and Jack Robison Jack Robison 6'6" | PF Lakeville North | 2024 State MN .  This needs to be out in the open.  I work for Gopher Illustrated as well so I will see these players a bit more.

2022 Mr Basketball Favorite..... Tre Holloman Tre Holloman 6'2" | PG Cretin-Derham Hall | 2022 State #57 Nation MN

2023 Mr Basketball Favorites..... Taison Chatman Taison Chatman 6'4" | PG Totino-Grace | 2023 State #19 Nation MN and Nolan Winter Nolan Winter 6'9" | PF Lakeville North | 2023 State #139 Nation MN

2024 Mr Basketball Favorite..... Mercy Miller Mercy Miller 6'4" | SG Minnehaha Academy | 2024 State MN

2025 Mr Basketball Favorites..... Just kidding, it’s too early

Team I am Most Looking Forward to Seeing..... I will say Hopkins as I look forward to a year where the team honors Ken Novak Sr who impacted so many people

Weekends I am Most Looking Forward to.....

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