Mick McCabe, Keith Dunlap and Dana Sulonen, Detroit Free Press
School: New Haven
Vitals: 6-7, Sr., PF
The stats: Weems averaged 27.9 points, 11.4 rebounds, 4.2 steals and almost four assists and 2.6 blocks a game for the Rockets in a stellar season.
The skinny: The winner of the Mr. Basketball voting in a landslide, Weems will head to DePaul with a state championship won as a sophomore and a Mr. Basketball award to highlight a memorable prep career.
New Haven coach Tedaro France: “I knew his sophomore year when we won the state title and he had a huge, huge game in the state championship game ... The next morning he called me to let him in the gym. I knew right then that this kid is not content with just being good, he wanted to be great. I knew that with his drive and how hard he works that he was going to do it.”
School: Flint Beecher
Vitals: 5-11, Jr., PG
The stats: Averaged 22.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game this season.
The skinny: Terry, who recently committed to Michigan State, is the No. 1 player in the state for his class and 102nd overall. He is an early candidate to win Mr. Basketball next season.
Beecher coach Mike Williams: “He’s got the speed, he’s got the quickness, he’s got the skill level. He shoots better than Allen Iverson because he shoots from NBA-range now. And he’s freaky athletic.”
Emoni Bates (Captain)
School: Ypsilanti Lincoln
Vitals: 6-8, Fr., F
The stats: The freshman sensation averaged 29.2 points and 10.2 rebounds in a memorable 2018-19 season.
The skinny: Arguably the best freshman in the country lived up to the hype, galvanizing the state by putting up monster numbers and helping lead Lincoln to the Division 1 state title, the first in school history.
Lincoln coach Jesse Davis: "He's a special talent. (The players) respect him because they see the work ethic and all the hard work he puts in. They see the articles and the attention he gets, but Emoni works hard and he has fit in."
B. Artis White
Vitals: 5-11, Sr., G
The stats: Averaged 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game.
The skinny: The runner-up in the Mr. Basketball voting, White helped lead Canton to 73 wins in a terrific four-year varsity career. He will play in college at Western Michigan.
Canton coach James Reddy: "I played at Canton. I've been at Canton for 22, 23 years and he's the best player I've seen come though Canton. He's a one-of-a-kind player. He's an outstanding, outstanding young man of high character and has been a great ambassador for Canton."
School: Benton Harbor
Vitals: 6-6, Jr., Wing
The stats: Averaged a double-double of 26 points and 13 rebounds.
The skinny: He can play all five positions, but had to take over a bigger guard role this season. He has 10 offers, including Michigan and recently picked up an offer from Michigan State.
Benton Harbor coach Cory Sterling: "He's a true leader. A true winner. He took over a lot of leadership roles this year, on and off the court. He's very deserving of all the accolades he's been given."