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24 NIKE EYBL alumni named 2017 Gatorade State Player of the Year

03/20/2017, 11:15am EDT
By D1 Circuit Staff

Gatorade named their 2016-17 State Players of the Year, and there is more NIKE EYBL flavor than ever before.

A total of 24 EYBL alumni were honored the prestigious award, coming from 19 different NIKE programs. 

MOKAN Elite leads the way with three POY awards, followed by MeanStreets, Team CP3, Team Takeover and PSA Cardinals with two.

2016-17 Gatorade Player of the Year

Name Class State EYBL Team
John Petty 2017 Alabama Team Penny
Alex Barcello 2017 Arizona Oakland Soldiers
Daniel Gafford 2017 Arkansas Team Portis Wings
Marvin Bagley III 2018 California Nike Phamily
Tremont Waters 2017 Connecticut Expressions Elite
Luka Garza 2017 Washington DC Team Takeover
Chaundee Brown 2017 Florida Nike South Beach
Wendell Carter 2017 Georgia Team CP3
Brian Bowen 2017 Indiana MeanStreets
Javonte Smart 2018 Louisiana Houston Hoops
Jalen Smith 2018 Maryland Team Takeover
Isaiah Livers 2017 Michigan MeanStreets
Tre Jones 2018 Minnesota Howard Pulley
Robert Woodard 2018 Mississippi Mississippi Express
Jared Ridder 2017 Missouri MOKAN Elite
Troy Brown Jr. 2017 Nevada LV Prospects
Hameir Wright 2018 New York PSA Cardinals/City Rocks
Coby White 2018 North Carolina Team CP3
Kaleb Wesson 2017 Ohio All Ohio Red
Trae Young 2018 Oklahoma MOKAN Elite
Mo Bamba 2017 Pennsylvania PSA Cardinals
Cole Swider 2018 Rhode Island BABC
Matt Coleman 2017 Virginia Boo Williams
Michael Porter Jr. 2017 Washington MOKAN Elite

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