Statewide Players to Watch in Boys Basketball

Last Updated: December 14, 202328 min read

Basketball season is HERE! Let’s take a look at some statewide players to watch, with feedback from their head coaches.

Tulsa Public Area

Tulsa Union’s Korbin Gunn – Point guard, leader of the team, sets the tone for the team. Plays well off of ball screens, plays bigger than his size.

Tulsa Memorial’s Jalil Cotton – Top 20-2025 player in the 918. Most experienced and talented Charger back on this year’s team.

Tulsa Private Area

Victory Christian’s Chris Mason – Outstanding talent and a great young man. Has really grown as a player and person. He can score at all three levels. Look forward to him having an amazing senior year.

Regent Prep’s John Mark Roller – John Mark Roller, a two-year junior starter, is an outstanding four-sport athlete that is a very strong and aggressive point guard. 6’1 and 200-pound point guard that is an outstanding penetrator and with the ability to play multiple positions. Regent looks to John Mark for more scoring this year, with the graduation of the top two scoring guards. John Mark is a recruited quarterback, baseball player and also a golfer.

Summit Christian’s Tucker Morris – Tucker Morris is a 6’2, 175 pound senior, that averaged 11ppg/5apg/5rpg last season. He will be a four-year starter for SC and needs 311 points to become the all-time leading scorer and 110 assists to be the all-time leading assist man in Summit Christian History. He is a serious shooting threat from anywhere on the floor and is the guy who does everything for the team. He currently holds an offer to play Division 2 basketball at Missouri S&T next season. He maintains a 4.3gpa, a top candidate for Valedictorian, and an ACT Score of 30.

Tulsa Suburban Area

Jenks’ Carter Mundy – Carter has been a starter for Jenks since his sophomore year. When you look at the teams he has been a part of and some of the moments he has been a part of, there is no question that he is one of the best guards in the state. Carter has great command of the game and is a true point guard who can create for teammates, has great instincts and shoots the ball exceptionally well. There is no way there are 100 better players in the state of OK than him.

Bixby’s Triston Driver – He was our #2 scorer last season behind Parker Friedrichsen. Was one of only two sophomores to make Frontier Conference team. One of the top junior guards in Oklahoma. Being recruited by Tulsa and Rice.

Sand Springs’ Deke Thompson – Deke is one of the top guards in the Tulsa Area for the class of 2025. He averaged 13.7 ppg and 5.3 reb. last year as a sophomore for Jenks High School. He’s an elite shooter, but can score at all three levels. His length and athleticism makes him a force on the defensive end as well. Look for Deke to have an outstanding junior campaign. Deke has all the attributes to play at the next level.

Sapulpa’s Zachary Lewis – Zach’s incredible first step allows him to blow by defenders while creating scoring opportunities and putting pressure on opposing defenses. His incredible vision and court-awareness make him an excellent playmaker. He can create scoring opportunities for teammates with very unselfish plays. Zach is looking to have a huge year as he continues to gain experience of leading a team at the varsity level.

Coweta’s Cade Ellison and Caden Garrett – Cade is a 6’3 senior who is a silky scorer. Underrated player who will be among the best players in 5A. Caden is a 6’4 guard who is a great shooter and bruiser. Will be a great player this year.

Glenpool’s Chance Watashe – Chance is the definition of perseverance. As a freshman, he encountered some detrimental loss within his family. After taking a year away from the game, he came back as a sophomore and averaged 13 points per game. He was selected to the First Team All-Conference for the 22-23 basketball season in the Metro Lakes Conference. He is a three-sport athlete playing football, track and basketball and excelling in all.

Liberty’s Jarren Cargil

Owasso Area

Collinsville’s Zac Brown – 6’9, senior center, averaged a double-double as a junior, with also 17 ppg and 13 rpg. Zac is a great scorer with his back to the basket, has worked hard all summer developing his perimeter skills, capable of stepping out and making three-point shots. Look for Zac to be one of the best post-players in the state.

Skiatook’s Hunter Howell – Great little guard, one of the hardest workers I have ever coached. Has one gear – full go! Made Metro Lakes All-Conference team last year as a sophomore.

Catoosa’s Titus Miller – Titus Miller is our best player. He currently holds multiple college offers including Air Force, Southwestern, Evangel and SWOSU. Last year, he averaged 22 ppg, 8 rebs, 1 block, and 3 assists. He is a 6’6 wing guard who excels at shooting the three. Titus is our vocal leader and an outstanding young man.

Foyil’s Mason Valliere – Mason was the focal point of our offense last year. We had several other post players who balanced the rotation out and in all honesty, made Mason’s stats look pedestrian when he truly was better than his numbers. This year, he is our only true post and I look for him to at least double his scoring average from last season, along with grabbing more rebounds.

Edmond Area

Edmond North’s Dylan Warlick – Two-time State Tournament MVP, over 1,000 career points and COAC Player of the Year in 2023.

Oklahoma Christian School’s Luke Gray and Carson Jones

Canadian Valley Area

Mustang’s Roman Miller – Roman averaged 16 ppg as a sophomore last year in probably the toughest conference in the state. He has grown and gotten better and will have a great junior season for us.

Yukon’s Dylan Snow – Dylan led one of the toughest conferences in the state in scoring last year and was very efficient.
He averaged 19 points, 4.8 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game. He shot 54% from the floor, 40% from 3, 62% from 2 and 84% from the free throw line. He also lead our team in assists and rebounds. Dylan had over 200 assists in the last two seasons.

Moore-Norman Area

Moore’s Darian Grant and Tristan Hankins – Darian is a do-it-all player on both ends. He defends the opponents best player regardless if it’s a point guard or post player, while averaging 19 points per game last year. He has committed to Harding University but will get recruited more during his senior campaign. Tristan Hankins is one of the top shooting guards in the state. He can score at will but is very unselfish. Look for him to be more aggressive his junior campaign and lead the Lions in all shooting categories.

Norman North’s Noah Jones, Hezekiah Green and Owen Eshelman

Westmoore’s Gavin Loper – He led the team in assists for the last two years. Led the team last year in rebounds and defensive stops and was 2nd in three-point percentage. Gavin is a high IQ player and a great leader. He knows how to make his teammates better and is an excellent defender.

Lexington’s Zeke Faulkenberry – Zeke is dedicated and hard working. His energy on the court is contagious. He’s quick off the dribble and an excellent finisher around the rim. He’s a decent shooter and constantly working to improve. He anticipates plays well on defense, creating several steal opportunities every game.

Tri-Cities OKC Area

Bridge Creek’s Jacob Ojeda – Jacob has been a three-year starter. He has been First Team All Conference the last two years. All-State Honorable Mentions the last two years. He passes the 1,500 point mark this year.

Shawnee Area

McLoud’s Dorrian Matlock & Bryce Cowns

Meeker’s Treyvon Compton – Treyvon is a dynamic scorer. He has averaged 18 points his first two years. He can score at all three levels. When locked in on the defensive side, he can takeover on that end of the floor as well. He also does a good job getting to the line and converting. (80% FT)

Holdenville’s Kase Sipes – Kase was our leading scorer as a sophomore. He has a 4.0 GPA and is the motor to our team. He is a difference maker and still has a ways to go to reach his full potential, which is pretty scary for opposing teams.

Tecumseh’s Jase Edwards – Jase will be a four-year starter this coming season. Last season, he averaged 22 points and 9 rebounds per game. He is a complete scorer and a match-up problem on the offensive end of the floor. He can score in many different ways, from the three-point line to finishing at the rim. On the defensive end of the floor, he controls the defensive glass and stays in the passing lanes. With his size and athleticism, he’s a major factor on both ends of the floor. Awards won as a junior: North Canadian River Conference Offense Player of the Year, North Canadian River Conference All-Conference, The Oklahoman 4A All State Honorable Mention, The Oklahoman Little All City Honorable Mention, The Tulsa World All-State Honorable Mention. He currently holds an offer from Southwestern College in Kansas and is being recruited by several colleges.

OKC Public/Private/Mid-Del City Area

Choctaw’s Ja’Mon Valentine

Putnam City’s DJ Stephens – Skilled ball-handler/passer with the ability to create for others.

Midwest City’s Roy Henderson – Leading scorer in the conference last year as a junior.

Carl Albert’s Quincy Hopkins – He is a four-year member of our program and has really grown as a player and as a young man. He is maturing into the leadership role that we expect from him. Quincy is a dynamic player on the court and we are looking to rely on him heavily this season.

Crooked Oak’s Elijah Garcia – Elijah Garcia is small but can perform with the best in the state. His basketball IQ and ability to run the point guard position is second to none.

Christian Heritage’s Trevin Ezell and Tate Campbell – Trevin is a three-year varsity starter. He averaged 15ppg, 3rbs and 3 assts. Trevin has made multi all-tourney teams and has been multi-year all conference player. Last season, he played all 28 games, had one 30pts outing and multiple 20-plus scoring nights. He is a very shifty guard that can shoot the ball from three and has a very good pull-up jumper off the dribble. This year, Trevin is expected to take another big leap in leading our team to a successful season. I expect his production to go up based on the work hes put in and the added 10 pounds to his frame. Tate Campbell will be a two-year starter this season. Last season, Tate averaged 16pts/4/rbs/2stls . Tate is a very athletic guard with range on both ends of the floor. His length allows him to get his hands on balls and can shoot the ball with anyone in the state. He attacks and scores at the rim very well. A receiver on the football field gives him that added toughness that shows itself on the court in many areas.

Ponca City Area

Ponca City’s Tay Moore – Tay is an exceptional athlete that can use his speed, bounce and strength to finish tough baskets at the rim. He keeps defenses on their toes because he can knock down shots from distance at a high level as well. His natural gifts also make him highly effective on the defensive end, putting pressure on ball handlers and cutting through passing lanes.

Frontier’s Noah Buffalohead and Allen Jones – Noah – Athletic, outstanding defensive player and can create his own shot.
Allen – inside/outside threat, strong.

Stillwater Area

Perkins-Tryon’s Tucker Shepherd – Tucker will be a three-year starter for us at Perkins and the returning Tulsa 7 Conference Player of the Year. He’s continually improved his game over the last three years, going from 6ppg as a freshman, 13ppg as a sophomore, to 17ppg as a junior. I expect him to take another big step forward his senior season.

Carney’s John Martin – John is the key to our team’s success. He averaged 12 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals per game last season as a sophomore. However, he missed the first 10 games of the season due to a broken wrist, and I do not believe he ever fully reached his potential last season due to that injury. He still had a good season for us when he was cleared to play, but we are expecting even bigger things from him this season after having a full off-season to recover and improve his game. John’s best attribute is his athleticism. He has the ability to get to the rim and he really excels at getting out in transition. He has also spent a great amount of time developing his shot, which we believe will make him even more dynamic offensively. John is also a great passer. He creates wide open shots for our shooters, and he has a knack for drawing the defense to create layup opportunities for our bigs. He rebounds well for a guard, and his athleticism allows him to create havoc on the defensive end. John will also be expected to step into a bigger leadership role this season.

1-44 Corridor Area

Bristow’s Tayt Jackson – Tayt was our leading scorer last year as a freshman and has improved a lot over the summer. He should be our best player this year. He is athletic and knows the game. He has the ability to score outside, has a good short range shot and gets to the rim well.

Kellyville’s Easton Nance – Easton is a junior that made some big plays for us last year. He plays with a lot of heart and can really take control of a game. He continues to work hard for us everyday and we are looking forward to the season he will have this year.

Drumright’s Joseph Bray – Was a VYPE Top 100 nominee last year as a junior, stats increased during his junior season. Had 33.1 ppg, 9.4 rpg, scored over 800 points last year alone and will get to 2,000 points for his career possibly before Christmas Break. Workhorse in the gym with workouts in the morning and after practice, leader on the team, 4.0 student, great kid all around.

Cleveland’s Dray Curtis – Small guard, he had a great summer. Ready to take over as our leader. Great shooter and can get to the rim and finish, has a chance to score a ton of points this year.

Woodward Area

Seiling’s Hudson Hamar

Alva Area

Alva’s Aiden Kimberlin

Cherokee’s Kai McHenry

Enid Area

Garber’s Mark Bishop and Colton Steinert – Mark Bishop: High motor that has an impact in every single aspect of the game. From the point guard position, he led the team in rebounds, assists and steals last season. 10 Double-Doubles. Lockdown defender that gives the opposition fits all game long. Offensive impact can be seen not only with his ability to score, but also with his vision and basketball IQ. Colton Steinert: Hard worker that lives in the gym perfecting his craft. Absolute sniper from three-point range. Last year, he led the team in scoring, shooting over 40% from three point range. Tied the school record with 9 three pointers made in the conference championship. Has the ability to score inside the three-point arc with a variety of finishes and tough shotmaking ability.

Covington-Douglas’ Derrek Daugherty – He is a big post kid that can play point guard as well. Very versatile and athletic. He was our leading scorer, rebounder and had 68 blocks last year at 6’2. He poses a lot of problems for teams when he can use both hands, score with both hands and can play inside and outside.

Medford’s Austin Kalblinger – Austin is a very talented and hardworking athlete. He is a 6’4 power forward with the ability to attack the rim off of the dribble, score with his back to the basket with both hands and he can stretch the floor with his ability to hit perimeter jump shots. Coming off of a nice sophomore season as the 6th man, Austin will be the focal point of our offense and someone we rely on to score in bunches. Defensively, he provides a strong, physical presence contesting shots at the rim and crashing the defensive glass. He has a high motor, plays with energy and he makes his teammates around him better.

Okarche’s Jett Mueggenborg and Hunter Mueggenborg – Jett Mueggenborg – 6’2 sophomore- Jett is ranked number 31 in the class of 2026. He was on the Prep Hoops State Tournament team, MVP of Three Rivers Conference as a freshman which is one of the best conferences out there I feel, and was CTBS Sports All-Star. Jett has a high basketball IQ and can get to the rack at will or step back and knock down an outside shot. One of the top scoring fr in the state last year. Will only get better as time goes. Hunter Mueggenborg – 6’3 junior – Hunter has started since his freshman year for me. Was a two-time First Team All Conference player. One of the most explosive point guards in the class. Was a double digit scorer for us but he has a knack for getting his teammates open shots and is the QB in transition. Avg 4 asst. per game the last two years. One on one is really tough to guard.

Drummond’s Colten Dillingham

Altus Area

Altus’ Gavyn Shive – Started every game his sophomore year at the center position.

Chickasha Area

Carnegie’s Jalen Wallace

Alex’s Kyler Boatwright – Big, strong player who can score inside/outside. We look for him to have a great season for us this year.

Amber-Pocasset’s Ian Guthrie – Ian has a chance to become a 1,000 point scorer his senior season. He has been a varsity contributor since his sophomore season. He is outstanding player and even better person. His on and off the court leadership is a key factor for us and he is the model high school student-athlete, as he excels in athletics and academics.

Lawton Area

Lawton’s Madden Padilla

Lawton MacArthur’s Brennan Malone

Elgin’s Jake Lohman – 6’0 senior guard. Two-year starter. High basketball IQ. Very good kid on and off the court.

Empire/Temple’s Rylan Miller – Rylan is a returning three-year starter for us. Rylan has been named an All Conference player, and on the Duncan Banner All-Area Team. He will be stepping into the same role as our point guard. We plan to lean on him in his leadership and abilities to help us make a run come playoff time. Rylan has been our go-to scorer and overall playmaker for the past two years and has led this program in the right direction.

Duncan Area

Central Marlow’s Luke Thrasher and Ethan Brummett – Luke Thrasher is the total package when it comes to being a basketball player. Even as just a sophomore, he will be one of the best all around players in our area and class. He possesses the ability to either shoot the perimeter shot, get to the mid range or get all the way to the rim on the offensive end. Not to mention he is a great passer and offensive rebounder. On the other end of the floor, he is an absolute lock down defender. As a freshman, he was given the responsibility of guarding the other teams best player on a nightly basis. Very worthy of consideration of Top 100. This is a name to highlight. We expect HUGE things from this guy. Ethan Brummett is a 6’6 stretch-four type of guy that also has a solid back to the basket game. He has worked extremely hard on his athleticism and his physique. Unlike a lot of big guys at this level, Ethan has worked hard on his perimeter game. He has developed a solid three-point shot that will make the defense respect him. In turn, will only make his interior game better. He is also the best big-man passer that I have ever coached. On the defensive end, his length is going to cause a lot of problems for opponents. No doubt about it, he will be one of the best legitimate bigs in class A. We are excited to see how much his hard works pays off.

Duncan’s Zane Petty – Zane Petty, a versatile 6’3 senior, is a three-year starter. Zane’s experience and adaptability shine on the court. He’s a relentless rebounder, consistently giving his team those second-chance opportunities that can make all the difference in the game. Zane’s leadership and skills are poised to leave a lasting impact on the team as they aim for a successful season.

Ardmore Area

Ardmore’s Taylan Booker – Big, versatile player who thrived in his role as a knockdown three-point shooter last season. This season, he will have to adjust to playing a primary role in the offense.

Wilson’s Jake Schiralli – A 6’3 point guard, he does everything for us on the basketball court. He led us in scoring with around 13 ppg, he guarded the others team best player night in, night out. He will do whatever it takes to win basketball games, and does not care about statistics or personal accolades.

Weatherford/Clinton Area

Weatherford’s CJ Nickson, Nate Reherman, Tate Sage and Ethan Sage

Grand Lake Area

Fairland’s Carson Schertz and Markeen Webb – Carson had 19.1 points a game as a freshman last season. He’s one of the top players in our class. He fills up the stat sheet in points, rebounds and assists. He’s grown two inches and put on weight. MarKeen Webb is a junior guard. One of the best athletes in 2A and is one of the best guards in our area in all classes.

Grove’s Jackson Gain

Pryor Area

Inola’s Jackson Welch – Jackson is three-year starter and played a large role in all three years. He is 6’7 and has the ability to really stretch the floor with his sharpshooting ability.

Colcord’s Gabe Winfield – Gabe Winfield is an outstanding leader and has outstanding work ethic. He has started for our team all four years and he is our team’s leading scorer with a career scoring average of 16.5 points per game, along with 5 assists per game. He is our point guard and floor general. He is our top defender on the defensive end of the floor as well. He was selected for the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association All Region Team for Region 3. He has been All Conference all 3 years receiving offensive and defensive player of the year honors.

Bartlesville Area

Bartlesville’s Riley Duong

Dewey’s Jace Williams – Jace has been our point guard for the last two seasons and leads us on and off the court He has a strong knowledge of the game and sees the court very well. He has the capability of averaging a double/double every night.

Hominy’s Jaxon Woods – Jaxon Woods is a stand out quarterback for the #2 Class A Bucks. However, he is just as talented in basketball, as he has surpassed the 40-point mark in nine games in his high school career.

McCurtain County Area

Broken Bow’s Tyrin Tinajero – Junior guard who can score it from all three levels. Had a really good sophomore campaign but I look for him to have a breakout junior season and put up big numbers.

Idabel’s Shane Threadgill and John Paul Sumo

Haworth’s Jaxton Weedn – Jaxton is a great player that has a career record of 56-8, 2022 State Champion, and 2023 State Semi-Finalist. He has career averages of 13.8 ppg, 6.5 rbs, 41.2% three-point (143/347) 882 career points! After upping his average of 11.6 ppg as a freshman to 16.0 as a sophomore, Jaxton is looking to make another big jump as a junior this upcoming season! He also carries a 4.0 GPA.

Wright City’s Kase Lindly – Kase is an all-around talent with a lot of athletic ability. Offensively, he can shoot or attack the rim, he is hard to contain. As a junior, he is becoming one to the top guards in Class A.

McCurtain’s Luke Sandlin – Can really get hot at any given time. Has great size to help defense.

McAlester Area

Hartshorne’s Brett LindleyBrett is 6’2 and can play inside and out. Difficult to match up with. Brett also excels in the classroom, as he will more than likely be one of the Valedictorians of his class.

Clayton’s Tyler Clemons – Tyler will run the two-guard for us, but would play the point at the college level. He has a good vertical jump and is a great athlete. Tyler is a team player and a great competitor. He plays hard on defense and will be one of our top scorers. He can shoot the three, but is even better at getting to the cup. Tyler should be recruited, even though to my knowledge he is not. Tyler is our best overall athlete and our senior leader.

Durant Area

Atoka’s Adonis Holiman and Keisean Shields – Adonis – A division 1 guard. Already signed and committed to Texas A&M Commerce. Keisean- A guard that has one D1 offer and five D2 offers already. Both extremely quick and explosive. They can score in bunches.

Caddo’s DJ DillDJ is hands-down one of the top players in the state. He can play at any level and has the athleticism, scoring and defending skill to do it. He averaged 22 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals per game last season en route to Class A State Championship and MVP. Currently has 1621 total points.

Tushka’s Tagen Simon – Tagen averaged 24 ppg, 5 rebounds and 4 assists last season. He also scored 44 points in a single game last season. Tagen was the only returning starter off the 2022 State Champion Team last season.

Bennington’s Marc Ramirez

Rattan’s Logan Smith

Ada/Pauls Valley Area

Ada’s Devon MacCollister and Carter Colombe – Devon MacCollister – Quick, shifty guard who plays with good pace. His ability to change speeds allows him to get to the paint and create for himself and others. Good body control and craftiness around the rim allows him to finish at a good level. Floor general who understands how to play the game. Good shooter on and off the ball. Tenacious on-ball defender. Tremendous leader with a great IQ who a team can rally behind. 22-23 Stats: 15.4ppg 4.1rpg 3apg
Carter Colombe – 6’3, 175 lbs, athletic guard with a great feel for the game. Carter is very good in transition with his ability to finish above the rim and to find others in transition. Carter can score at all three levels. Moves very well off the ball and understands how to get to his spots. Rebounds well for his position. His IQ on both ends of the floor is high and competes at a high level. 22-23 Stats: 12.7ppg 6.9rpg 3spg.

Sulphur’s Devin Willis – Junior, two-year starter. Good athlete that gets better and better each year in his skill development.

Stratford’s Walker Chandler – Walker is the type of kid every coach can dream for. Great leadership, hardest worker on the team, great all around player. Averaged 18 ppg last year as a junior, along with 6 rpg.

Wayne’s Jaxon Dill – Jaxon has started since he was a freshman. He’s scored 789 points in two years, and his game has soared this past summer and off-season. He shoots the ball at a high rate, and gets to the rim well. He’s a 96% free throw shooter.

Byng’s Malachi Schilreff – Malachi averaged 25 ppg, 5 rpg and 3 apg on 51% shooting last season. Very good player top to bottom. Very quick off the bounce and has the explosiveness to finish at the rim. Very strong off the bounce as well. Tough to guard due to his mix of strength and quickness. Shot 37% from three-point range last season as well.

Okmulgee Area

Henryetta’s Nick Hudson – Four-year starter, 14ppg, 6asst and 5 reb per game. Helped lead us as a junior to the Area Tournament. Very hard working kid and very coachable. Leader on and off the court.

Beggs’ Rickey Smith – Rickey Smith is 6’1, sophomore that in my opinion, is one of the best guards in the state. Rickey has very high basketball IQ, good court vision, great ball handling skills, he defends well and rebounds well for a guard. Rickey has a great mid-range game that you don’t see from many high school basketball players nowadays. He can create his own shot as well as create shot opportunities for his teammates.

Okmulgee’s Jaxsun Fulton

Preston’s Jervais Goree and Giorgio Dunn-Spencer

Muskogee Area

Muskogee’s Javian Webber – 6’2, Guard.

Hilldale’s Cole Leach – 6’4 1/2″, strong post, 11.0 ppg, 6.6 reb per game. Arkansas baseball commit.

Warner’s Jace Jackson – Jace has been the MVP for three seasons and has also been our leading scorer, averaging 14 points per game last year. He has all the knowledge and tools you want in a guard. He is an excellent defender, top assist leader and great rebounder.

Eufaula’s Maddox Bridges – Maddox was raised in Eufaula but moved to Checotah for high school when his mom was hired as the softball coach. They returned to Checotah after basketball season last year where Maddox was a 1st-team all-conference selection as a sophomore. Known for his scoring, Maddox had several 30-point games for the Wildcats as one of their primary offensive threats. In our uptempo style, we expect that he will average 15-20 points for Eufaula as a junior. While Maddox has range and can get hot from three, he has a knack for getting to the hoop and has a deadly midrange pull-up jumper.

Okay’s Diezel Davis – This young man’s work ethic is unmatched. He is a great shooter.

Porum’s Michael Wright – Michael led our team in scoring and rebounding last season, averaging 20.1 ppg and 9.2 rpg. He has the ability to get to the rim quickly and finish. Michael has quality range shooting nearly 30% from beyond the arc this past season. Michael has a quick vertical and upper body strength which helped him to pull down nearly 10 rebounds a game. He defends well both on the perimeter and the interior. This past season, Michael was an All Conference selection and was named the Stigler News Sentinel Offensive Player of the Year. Unfortunately, he suffered an injury that sidelined him for eight games last season. This summer, Mike was 100% and back to being a force on the court. We look for big things from Michael this year as he helps to lead his team to new levels

Oktaha’s Maddox Edwards – Maddox is a natural leader. Shoots a great percentage from the three-point line and he’s our best defender. He’s a 4.0 student in the classroom and just an overall joy to coach.

Sallisaw/Poteau Area

Sallisaw’s Brodie Cameron

Roland’s Carson Wiggins

Spiro’s Brycen Graham – Very good player. Does a great job on both ends. He can score inside and out and he is an excellent passer.

Pocola’s Garrett Scott and Dakotah Terrell – Garrett Scott – a Top 100 player as a junior last season, Garrett has improved every facet of his game in preparation for the 2023-24 season. A four year starter in basketball, he is also a standout on the football field and in the classroom as well. Garrett averaged just over 18 ppg last year and was often charged with defending the other team’s best player. He rebounds and runs the floor well and has worked to become an all around scorer. Dakotah Terrell – Dakotah has made tremendous progress the last two years in developing a complete set of basketball skills. While still nowhere near his ultimate potential, he continues to work and improve every aspect of his game and I believe that will be overwhelmingly obvious to anyone that sees him play this year. He runs the floor very well, finishes strong and has a solid mid-range jumper. His perimeter shooting keeps getting better and better and will force defenders to pick him up at the three-point line. His size, length and athleticism are outstanding and so is his work ethic and eagerness for coaching/development.

Howe’s Garrett Smith – Garrett led us in minutes played last season. He is a solid defender and does and excellent job distributing the basketball. At the end of last year, he started providing more of an offensive punch. We are looking for that to continue this year.

Heavener’s Bryce Morrison – Senior guard who can score, rebound and play defense. Excellent shooter.

Tahlequah Area

Tahlequah’s Donovan Smith – Donovan Smith is a two-year starter for the Tigers. He avg 8.7 ppg along with 5.0 rbg. He is a very versatile player that can play in the post or on the perimeter. Dovovan has a high motor and is very competitive.

Stilwell’s Tyrus Teehee – Tyrus will be a three-year starter and was named to the Vinita All Tournament Team last year. He was an NOAA 1st team All Conference selection as a junior. He is an outstanding student with a 4.32 GPA.

Sequoyah Tahlequah’s Talen Gann – Talen Gann is a 6’3 shooting guard who averaged 12.6 points per game, 4.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 2.3 assists last season. He has the size, athleticism and skillset to be able to play at the next level. He will be one of our key players in all facets of the game for us.

Hulbert’s Adam Hinkle


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