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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s National High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week? (1/22/2024)

Read up on the top performers across the country last week and pick the best of the best

Each week during the 2023-24 high school boys basketball season, SBLive Sports will gather the best performances across the country with the help of fans, readers and staff.

Now, it’s your turn to choose a standout among the pack, the best of the best.

Here are the nominees for SBLive’s National High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 15-21. Voting closes on Monday, Jan. 29, at 11:59 (Pacific Time).

Want to nominate an athlete? Please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveSports.

Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

SBLive National High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week candidates

Josiah Adamson, fr., Catholic Memorial (Massachusetts)

Adamson poured in 39 points as Catholic Memorial cruised by St. John’s Prep, 83-57.

Bryce Anderson, sr., Phoenix Christian (Arizona)

Anderson erupted for 72 points in a 97-34 win over Mountainside. The senior forward went 39 of 52 from the floor.

Brock Barney, sr., Green Valley (Nevada)

Barney netted 35 points in a 94-92 overtime victory over Sunrise Mountain.

Jack Daugherty, sr., Brookfield Central (Wisconsin)

Daugherty, an Illinois State commit, went 11 of 13 from 3-point range in a 92-57 win over West Allis Hale. The 11 triples were a new Brookfield Central single-game record. Daugherty finished with 44 points and 11 rebounds.

Zach Falls, sr., Duxbury (Massachusetts)

Falls had 37 points in an 86-73 victory over Pembroke.

Julius Gizzi, jr., New Palestine (Indiana)

Gizzi put up a double-double with 33 points and 10 rebounds as New Palestine defeated Richmond, 63-59. The junior also had two assists and two blocks.

Uzziah Grimes, jr., Rome Free Academy (New York)

Grimes scored 37 points — including the 1,000th of his Rome Free Academy career — in a 97-62 win over Henninger.

Jaxon Hunter, jr., American Leadership Academy - Spanish Fork (Utah)

Hunter knocked down a Utah state record 13 3-pointers en route to 43 points as American Leadership Academy downed American Preparatory Academy Draper, 78-57.

Tracen Jilot, jr., Box Elder (Montana)

Jilot exploded for 63 points in an 88-71 victory over Fort Benton.

Logan Kilbert, sr., Sierra (California)

Kilbert became the first player in CIF Central Section history and the 10th boys player in California history to reach the 3,000 career points milestone in a 58-56 loss to Kingsburg. Kilbert finished the game with 18 points and six rebounds.

Kade Lentz, sr., Elmwood (Ohio)

Lentz had 40 points in a 72-48 victory over Lakota.

Cooper Lewis, sr., Lehi (Utah)

Lewis hit eight 3-pointers and scored 37 points in a 79-73 win over Westlake.

Cameron Lomax, so., Heritage (Texas)

Lomax did all he could in a 78-75 loss to Memorial, finishing with 39 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals.

Paul McNeil Jr., sr., Richmond (North Carolina)

McNeil Jr., a four-star N.C. State signee, scored a North Carolina single-game record 71 points in a 118-52 win over Lee County. The previous record belonged to Clayton’s Bob Poole, who netted 67 points in 1950.

Ian Pearson, jr., Redmond (Oregon)

Pearson notched 30 points as Redmond took down rival Ridgeview, 66-63.

Ty’zae Rowland, sr., Grayville (Illinois)

Rowland had 36 points and five rebounds as Grayville edged Red Hill, 76-74.

Dylan Skaife, sr., Ferris (Washington)

Skaife put up 40 points in a 60-58 win over Ridgeline.

J’vohn Walker, sr., Robichaud (Michigan)

Walker had 50 points, eight rebounds and four assists in a 76-25 victory over Crestwood.

Blake Weirich, sr., Hart (Michigan)

Weirich netted 33 points as Hart held off Hesperia, 60-57.

Ethan Wilkerson, sr., Madill (Oklahoma)

Wilkerson surpassed the 2,000 career points mark in a 57-35 win over Hugo. The senior finished the game with 31 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks.

Charlie Wood, jr., Swanton (Ohio)

Wood led the way with 39 points as Swanton took down Ottawa Hills, 64-53.

Kase Wynott, sr., Lapwai (Idaho)

Wynott notched his 18th career triple-double with 68 points — a new Idaho single-game state record — 15 rebounds and 10 assists in a 105-43 win over Genesee. Wynott is a Utah State signee.

MJ Yeager, sr., Nouvel Catholic Central (Michigan)

Yeager dropped 31 points in a 73-31 rout of Standish-Sterling. The senior was sitting on 1,313 points after the win, the most in Nouvel Catholic Central history.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports