Newport's Cooper Flagg, the former Nokomis player and Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year, was named yesterday as 1 of 10 2023 Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Trophy for Boys Player of the Year Semifinalists.

Flagg is just 1 of 2 sophomores named as a semifinalist, the other being Cameron Boozer.

The semifinalists are

  • Xavier Booker - Senior committed to Michigan State
  • Cameron Boozer - Sophomore
  • Aaron Bradshaw - Senior committed to Kentucky
  • Matas Buzelis -Senior
  • Isaiah Collier - Senior committed to USC
  • Justin Edwards - Senior committed to Kentucky
  • Cooper Flagg - Sophomore
  • Dylan Harper - Junior
  • Ron Holland - Senior committed to Texas
  • D.J. Wagner - Senior committed to Kentucky

The Top 10 semifinalists will be whittled down to the Top 5 on February 16th with the winner being announced on March 3rd.

The Boy's All American High School Team will be announced on March 1st.

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