Written by SportsDayDFW.com
2012 All-Area Boys Basketball: A look at the first, second and third teams
Arl. Grace Prep, Sr., C, 7-0
Stats: Averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, five blocks. Austin helped lead Grace Prep to its second consecutive TAPPS 4A title.
Did you know? A third-team all-area selection last year, Austin has signed with Baylor. He was selected as a McDonald’s All-American. He is already being projected as an NBA first-round draft pick in 2013.
Keller Central, Sr., F, 6-8
Stats: Averaged 17.1 points, 12.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists. His point total was third-best for 5A area schools, and his rebound total was the best.
Did you know? Bolomboy was the District 7-5A player of the year and led Keller Central to a district title. He has signed with Weber State.
Kimball, Jr., G, 6-5
Stats: Averaged 21.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 7.3 assists. Frazier helped Kimball to a second-consecutive 4A state title.
Did you know? Frazier is ranked by Rivals as the nation’s No. 13 prospect in the class of 2013. He has offers from schools such as Kansas, Arizona, Baylor, Texas and UCLA.
DeSoto, Jr., G, 6-4
Stats: Averaged 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists. He shot 54 percent from the field.
Did you know? Jones, Rivals’ No. 28 national player in the class of 2013, has committed to Duke. His DeSoto teams have the made the regional final the last two seasons.
Prestonwood, Jr., F, 6-9
Stats: Averaged 21.1 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and helped lead Prestonwood to the TAPPS 5A state championship.
Did you know? Randle is Rivals’ No. 4 national recruit in the class of 2013 and has offers from Kansas, Baylor and Ohio State, among others.
5A state tourn. MVP, 14.9 ppg
13.4 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 5.6 apg
9 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 5 blocks
Arl. Grace Prep
12 ppg, seven apg, five rpg,
S. Gr. Prairie
12 ppg, 8 rpg, four apg
17.4 ppg, 9.1 rpg
16 ppg, 13.1 rpg, 2.5 apg
19.7 ppg, 2.6 apg, four rpg
24.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.3 steals
12.7 ppg, 4A state tourn. MVP