Vote: Top Ohio boys basketball player of the week, Dec. 31 (Poll Closed)

  • Paul McMillan, Hughes - The standout freshman was named to the all-tournament team in the Clearwater, Florida, event. McMillan scored 28 and 21 points in respective victories over host Clearwater and Alonso, then dropped a tournament-high 40 in the Big Red's 88-77 loss to Wesley Christian in the championship game. Winners of five of its last six, Hughes opens the 2019 portion of its schedule with three consecutive CMAC clashes.
    108 votes

  • D’aaris Dean, Aiken - The senior was named the Most Valuable Player of the Lake Cumberland Holiday Hoops Classic last week. Dean had 33 points and 10 rebounds as the Falcons' edged Madison County in overtime, 94-66. In the tournament championship, Dean had 14 points and six boards to lead Aiken past Beechwood, 63-59. The Falcons are 9-1 and tied atop the Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference.
    85 votes

  • Steven Taylor, Fairfield - Fairfield snapped a five-game skid with an 80-67 win over Western Hills Dec. 29. Taylor, a senior forward, led the Indians with 24 points and was a flawless 8-for-8 from the field, only misfiring from the charity stripe, where he went 8-for-12.
    1,196 votes

  • Montev Ware, Western Hills - The sophomore helped Western Hills snap a four-game losing streak Dec. 28 with a game-high 25 points in the Mustangs' dominating 72-32 triumph over Riverview East. One day later, Ware had 18 points and five boards in a loss to Fairfield.
    55 votes

  • Jaylen Robinson, Hamilton - In a low-scoring, non-conference affair with Lebanon, Robinson was the game's top scorer. The senior guard totaled 22 points and added five steals and five assists in the Big Blue's 48-47 win. At 16.4 points per game, Robinson is the fourth leading scorer in the Greater Miami Conference, with teammate D'Marco Howard occupying the top spot at 20 points per clip.
    51 votes

  • Deanza Duncan, New Miami - The sophomore guard continued a string of big-time performances with a 26-point outing in New Miami's 71-46 victory over Hillcrest Dec. 28. Duncan has scored 20-plus points in three of the last four games, helping anchor the Vikings to a 6-2 record.
    122 votes

  • Cooper Shields, Ross - Led by Shields, the Rams got a big early-season road conference win over Northwest Dec. 28 to improve to 7-2. The senior guard tallied a game-high 18 points, making 6-of-9 shots including a pair of three-pointers to help Ross turn a six-point halftime deficit into a 52-51 victory.
    491 votes

  • Miles McBride, Moeller – He was named the MVP of the Suncoast Holiday Classic Dec. 29 after helping the Crusaders win the tournament championship. In the three games, he had 48 points, 19 rebounds and 10 assists.
    480 votes

  • Bennett Weiherer, Taylor – The junior guard had 25 points on 10-for-13 shooting along with 13 rebounds in TAYLOR OT loss at Lawrenceburg on Dec. 18. Bennett also had 15 points against Finneytown on Dec. 14. Weiherer is Taylor’s leading scorer at 11 ppg.
    244 votes


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