Players to Watch

Area boys basketball players to watch

November 17, 2012 

Isaiah Hicks, Oxford Webb, Sr., 6-9: UNC recruit is ranked among nation’s best.

Josh Newkirk, Word of God, Sr., 6-0: Pittsburgh recruit averaged 16.2 points.

Tyrone Outlaw, Person, Sr., 6-5: UNC-Greensboro recruit averaged 22 points, 14 rebounds.

Marcus Bryan, Ravenscroft, Sr., 6-7: Averaged 11.8 points and 9.8 rebounds for 30-4 Ravens.

T.J. Evans, Apex, Jr., 6-1: Tri-Nine player of the year; all-state pick; 20.4 points per game.

Devonte Graham, Broughton, Sr., 5-9: Appalachian State recruit averaged 14.2 points for 20-8 Caps.

James Hemphill, Broughton, Sr., 6-3: Naval Academy recruit averaged 10.4 points, 5.5 rebounds.

Logan Evans, Wakefield, Sr., 6-7: Wolverines build around Charlotte Queens recruit.

Maurice McBryde, Erwin Triton, Sr., 5-11: Point guard led Hawks to a 26-4 record in 2012.

Ricky Council, Northern Durham, Jr., 6-5: Averaged 17.9 points and 5.0 rebounds.

Julius Barnes, Garner, So. 5-7: Speedster had outstanding varsity season as freshman.

Quentin Ray, Middle Creek, Sr., 6-0: Led Mustangs with 12.4 points and in assists and steals.

Jared Hendryx, Jordan, Sr., 6-7: Queens recruit averaged 8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks.

Shane Whitfield, Word of God, Sr., 6-7: Lehigh recruit.

Anthony VanHook, Chapel Hill, Sr., 6-0: Among the veterans from last season’s 24-1 club.

D.J. Collins, South Johnston, Sr., 5-10: Three-year starter averaged 12 points per game.

Parker Fenneman, Sanderson, Jr., 6-6: Two-time all-conference, averaged 12.2 points, 5.4 rebounds.

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