Posted On: 02/18/22 5:30 PM

Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA

The favorite: Ames opened the season as our #1 team in the state, and the Little Cyclones have lived up to expectations, using an efficient offense and suffocating defense to roll to an 18-2 record. They’ve lost just once to an in-state opponent, an overtime loss to Waukee Northwest, and that came without star guard Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA (16.5, 6.1 assists). The injury status of Lipsey is a major question mark for this group, as he has been nursing a hamstring injury for the last few weeks, but they have proven that they can still play at a high level with him sidelined, beating Centennial, Southeast Polk, Fort Dodge, and Roosevelt with him on the bench. Senior forward Trevion Labeaux Trevion Labeaux 6'3" | SF Ames | 2022 State IA (13.9) has stepped up his game in Lipsey’s absence, showing his ability to get to the rim routinely both in transition and in the halfcourt. Corey Phillips Corey Phillips 6'5" | PF Ames | 2022 State IA (11.7) is an athletic big man who can stretch the floor a bit, and junior wing Lucas Lueth Lucas Lueth 6'6" | SF Ames | 2023 State IA (6.9) is

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