SPASH’s Trev Anderson named AP State Player of the Year
Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH) 6-2 senior
point guard Trev Anderson was named the 2016 Wisconsin Boys Basketball State
Player of the Year by the Associated Press Friday, April 1.
Anderson and SPASH 6-6 senior forward Sam Hauser were also
named First Team All-State by the AP and were the only Unanimous First Team
All-State selections, while SPASH 6-7 sophomore forward Joey Hauser was named
Second Team All-State, after they helped the Panthers finish 28-0 and win their
second consecutive WIAA Division 1 State Title.
Anderson, who was selected as the co-winner of the Mr.
Basketball Award along with Sam Hauser as the top player in the state by the
Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) last month and will play
basketball at the NCAA Division 1 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) next
season, averaged 25.4 points and 4.4 assists per game this season and shot 63.4
percent from the field, 88 percent from the free-throw line and 51.8 percent
from three-point range.
Sam Hauser, who was also named the Wisconsin Gatorade Player
of the Year last month and will play basketball at NCAA Division 1 Marquette
University next season, averaged 18.3 points, 9.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.2
blocks per game this season and shot 55 percent from the field, 84.4 percent
from the free-throw line and 42 percent from three-point range.
Along with Anderson and Sam Hauser, La Crosse Central 6-3 junior
guard and NCAA Division 1 University of Wisconsin recruit Kobe King (25.5
points, 10 rebounds per game), 5-10 sophomore point guard Jordan McCabe of WIAA
Division 2 State Champion Kaukauna (25 points, 3.5 assists) and Germantown 6-0
senior point guard and NCAA Division 1 Northern Iowa University recruit Juwan
McCloud (24 points per game) were also named First Team All-State.
Joey Hauser, who previously earned WBCA First Team Division
1 All-State honors along with Anderson and Sam Hauser, averaged 17.6 points, 7.7
rebounds and 3.4 assists this season and shot 59.7 percent from the field, 86.8
percent from the free-throw line and 42.5 percent from three-point range.
Also named Second Team All-State were Madison East 6-4
senior forward Deang Deang, Sheboygan North 6-4 senior guard Davis Larson, 6-6 Milwaukee
Riverside junior forward Terrence Lewis and Milwaukee Washington 6-1 senior
point guard and NCAA Division 1 Illinois University recruit Te’jon Lucas.