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Wednesday / June 23.
  • Chet Holmgren, Emoni Bates highlight Naismith All-America boys teams

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    By JACOB POLACHECK

    The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced its 2021 high school boys’ All-America teams Tuesday, with 2021 recruit Chet Holmgren and 2022 recruit Emoni Bates headlining the first-team.

    Holmgren, a 7-foot, 190-pound center from Minnehaha (MN) Academy, is ranked by 247Sports.com as the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2021.

    He is currently considering a final seven of Michigan, Minnesota, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Georgetown, Memphis and North Carolina.

    Bates, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound small forward from Ypsi Prep (MI) Academy, is ranked by 247Sports.com as the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2022.

    Bates is currently committed to Michigan State for the 2022 class.

    Duke signee Paolo Banchero, Auburn signee Jabari Smith Jr. and uncommitted 2021 guard Jaden Hardy were also selected to the first-team.

    The full high school boys’ All-America teams are provided below:

    TeamFirst NameLast NameClassPositionHigh SchoolCity, StateCommitted to
    1st TeamPaoloBancheroSr. ForwardO’Dea High SchoolSeattle, WADuke
    1st TeamEmoniBatesJr. ForwardYpsi Prep AcademyYpsilanti, MIMichigan State
    1st TeamJadenHardySr. GuardCoronado High SchoolHenderson, NVUndecided
    1st TeamChetHolmgrenSr. CenterMinnehaha AcademyMinneapolis, MNUndecided
    1st TeamJabariSmith Jr. Sr. ForwardSandy Creek High SchoolTyrone, GAAuburn
    2nd TeamKennedyChandlerSr. GuardSunrise Christian AcademyBel Aire, KSTennessee
    2nd TeamJ.D.DavisonSr.GuardCalhoun SchoolLetohatchee, ALAlabama
    2nd TeamJalenDurenJr. CenterMontverde AcademyMontverde, FLUndecided
    2nd TeamCalebHoustanSr.ForwardMontverde AcademyMontverde, FLMichigan
    2nd TeamHunterSallisSr.GuardMillard North High SchoolOmaha, NEUndecided
    3rd TeamKendallBrownSr. ForwardSunrise Christian AcademyBel Aire, KSBaylor
    3rd TeamDaimionCollinsSr. ForwardAtlanta High SchoolAtlanta, TXKentucky
    3rd TeamMichaelFosterSr. ForwardHillcrest PrepPhoenix, AZUndecided
    3rd TeamA.J.GriffinSr. ForwardArchbishop Stepinac High SchoolWhite Plains, NYDuke
    3rd TeamHarrisonIngramSr. ForwardSaint Mark’s SchoolDallas, TXStanford
    Honorable MentionPatrickBaldwin Jr.Sr. ForwardHamilton High SchoolSussex, WIUndecided
    Honorable MentionTamarBatesSr. GuardIMG AcademyBradenton, FLTexas
    Honorable MentionNateBittleSr. CenterProlific PrepCentral Point, OROregon
    Honorable MentionMaxChristieSr. GuardRolling Meadows High SchoolRolling Meadows, ILMichigan State
    Honorable MentionMattClevelandSr. ForwardPace AcademyAtlanta, GAFlorida State
    Honorable MentionMoussaDiabateSr. ForwardIMG AcademyBradenton, FLMichigan
    Honorable MentionKeyonteGeorgeJr. GuardiSchool Entrepreneurical AcademyLewisville, TXUndecided
    Honorable MentionScootHendersonJr. GuardKell High SchoolMarietta, GAUndecided
    Honorable MentionNolanHickmanSr. GuardWasatch AcademyMount Pleasant, UTKentucky
    Honorable MentionTrevorKeelsSr. GuardPaul VI High SchoolFairfax, VAUndecided
    Honorable MentionAminuMohammedSr. GuardGreenwood Laboratory SchoolWashington, DCGeorgetown
    Honorable MentionD.J. WagnerSo. GuardCamden High SchoolCamden, NJUndecided
    Honorable MentionTyTyWashingtonSr. GuardAZ Compass PrepChandler, AZCreighton
    Honorable MentionPeytonWatsonSr. ForwardLong Beach Polytechnic High SchoolLong Beach, CAUCLA
    Honorable MentionMikeyWilliamsSo. GuardLake Norman Christian SchoolHuntersville, NCUndecided
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