Future Cat Nerlens Noel named USA Today Player of the Year

Nerlens Noel

USA TODAY and Highschoolsports.net announced Thursday the 2011-2012 All-USA boys’ high school basketball team, naming Everett native, Nerlens Noel, the Player of the Year.  Noel, who stands 6-foot-10-inches, averaged 12.6 points, 3.9 blocks and 7.9 rebounds per game for Tilton School (N.H.) this past season. He has committed to the University of Kentucky.  The center joins a list of former USA TODAY Player of the Year honorees, which includes Kevin Garnett, and LeBron James.


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