Scott County Central senior
Banks helped lead the Braves to a Class 1 state championship in his senior season. He averaged 19 points per game while shooting 60 percent from the floor. Banks also had 3.9 rebounds, 3 steals and 2.7 assists per game.
Below averaged 27.3 points, 5.2 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as a senior for the Hornets, who reached the Class 2 quarterfinals. He shot 54 percent from the floor, 43 percent from behind the arc and 85 percent at the line.
Bogan led the Bluejays to the Class 3 quarterfinals while collecting 24.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 2.8 assists per game as a junior. He shot 46 percent from behind the arc and made 76 percent of his free throws.
Cape Central senior
The Tigers’ senior center and leader averaged 19.7 points, 9.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game while helping Central win the Class 4 District 1 championship. He made 63 percent of his shots from the floor.
Jimerson, a 5-9 guard, was a star for New Madrid County Central during his junior year. He averaged 21.6 points a game to go along with 5.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.6 steals for the Eagles this season.
Jones, a 6-3 inside presence, capped off a brilliant career for the Bulldogs by averaging a double-double in his senior season. He scored 17.8 points a game while adding 10.2 rebounds, 4 assists and 3.5 steals.
The Indians advanced to the Class 5 state quarterfinals for a second year in a row under King’s leadership. He averaged 14.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.6 steals a game during his senior year.
Mitchell was a standout in the SEMO Conference, averaging 24.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 3.1 steals a game for the Indians during his senior season before being sidelined by an injury late in the year.
Reynolds averaged 14 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.3 steals a game during his junior season, his second as a starter for Jackson. He shot 62 percent from the floor and 74 percent from the free-throw line.
Central’s junior averaged 19.7 points, 9.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game this season as he helped lift the Tigers to the Class 4 District 1 championship. He shot 51 percent from the floor and 73 percent from the line.
2014 Boys Basketball Finalists