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Champlin Park's McKinley Wright named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

Champlin Park's McKinley Wright (25) was named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball on Sunday.

Wright, who was honored as the Star Tribune’s Metro Player of the Year, was candid about how important winning the Mr. Basketball Award was to him.

Apple Valley does it again to Champlin Park, wins 4A title

Apple Valley guard Tre Jones (3) and forward Mason Morse (24) marched their 4A championship trophy to the student section after defeating Champlin Park 60-54.

The Eagles defeated the previously unbeaten Rebels 60-54 to win the Class 4A championship, just as they did two years ago.


Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

Michael Porter Jr. is aware of the skepticism surrounding the heralded forward's decision to play at Missouri, a struggling program that recently hired his father…


Past Minnesota AP prep boys basketball players of the year

Recent winners of the Associated Press Player of the Year award for Minnesota high school boys basketball: 2017_Tre Jones, G, Apple Valley 2016_Amir Coffey, G,…


2017 Minnesota AP all-state teams for prep boys basketball

The 2017 Associated Press All-State teams for Minnesota high school boys basketball:PLAYER OF THE YEARTre Jones, Apple ValleyFIRST TEAMTre Jones, junior, Apple ValleyMcKinley Wright, senior,…


Scoggins: Big brother's shadow keeps shrinking for Tre Jones

Tre Jones continues to blaze his own path — a similar path of excellence — and managed to one-up his brother, Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones.


Osseo, Minneapolis North and Blake among those getting new postseason homes

Every two years the MSHSL reclassifies teams based on enrollment, while section placement is based on geography. Fewer than 10 percent get changed.


Scoggins: Keeping up with Tre Jones no easy feat

Tre Jones continues to blaze his own path — a similar path of excellence — and managed to one-up his brother, Tyus.


Prep basketball notes: McKenzie coaches another repeat state champion

“I try to give the kids everything I have,” Larry McKenzie said.


Minnehaha braces for criticism after title win

Private school champions tend to generate criticism, deserved or not.


Drumlines, color guards spent a lot of time competing — some at highest levels

Many spend a lot of their time competing, a handful at national, world championships.


DeLaSalle completes quest for unprecedented sixth straight 3A title

The Islanders raced out to a big lead and never let Austin get close en route to a 72-44 victory.


Less flair, more grit as Minnehaha Academy fends off Crosby-Ironton for 2A title

Freshman Jalen Suggs scored 22 points, including 13 down the stretch, to lead the Redhawks to their second championship in five years.


Minneapolis North bows out of Class 1A with one more championship

The Polars, who are moving to Class 2A next season, trounced North Woods to win their second title in a row.


Class 3A boys' basketball championship preview: DeLaSalle vs. Austin

A look at the Islanders vs. Packers


Class 4A boys' basketball championship preview: Champlin Park vs. Apple Valley

A look at the Rebels vs. Eagles.


2A: Crosby-Ironton's 'iron five' too much for St. Cloud Cathedral

The Rangers' durable starters, led by 'monster' Noah Gindorff, defeated the Crusaders 53-42 to advance to the Class 2A championship.


2A: Minnehaha Academy explodes in second half against Annandale

The Redhawks turned up the defensive intensity and overwhelmed the Cardinals with a 31-6 run en route to a 76-44 victory.


Minneapolis North dominates another 1A opponent, hits century mark

The Polars defeated Springfield 100-56 to advance to the championship game on Saturday where they will try to defend their state title against North Woods.