Indiana boys basketball preseason all-area

2011-11-17T18:55:00Z 2012-08-30T23:35:51Z Indiana boys basketball preseason all-areaBy Steve Hanlon nwitimes.com
November 17, 2011 6:55 pm  • 

Name: Ronnye Beamon Jr.

School: Bishop Noll

Grade: Senior

Position: Forward.

Height: 6-4

Nickname: RB23/Steamin Beamon

Stats: 11.3 ppg, 5 rpg, 1.5 apg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Indiana State, Illinois State, Jacksonville, Evansville, Lehigh,Texas-Pan American, Cleveland State, Western Michigan.

My favorite basketball player and why: Michael Jordan because of his dominance and drive.

My favorite pro/college team: L.A. Lakers.

My dream job: Manager of a clothing company.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Is to play all out all season.

My biggest contribution to my team: My leadership and dedication and (being a) jokester.

Favorite fast food: Harold's Chicken.

Favorite pizza place: Italian Fiesta.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Blue.

Biggest inspiration: My dad and the rest of my family.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I'm artistic and I love to draw a lot. I also love to sing and dance.

Name: Nick Bollenbacher

School: Hanover Central

Grade: Senior

Position: Guard

Height: 6-1

Nickname: Nicky B/Red-headed slugger.

Stats: 17.9 ppg, 6.1 apg, 5.3 spg, 5.4 rpg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Elmhurst, IU East, Evansville, PUC.

My favorite basketball player and why: Derrick Rose because he's the complete point guard and he plays for the boys.

My favorite pro/college team: Duke.

My dream job: To help run my uncle's accounting firm.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Break the scoring record at Hanover.

My biggest contribution to my team: My heart and dedication.

Favorite fast food: Wendy's.

Favorite pizza place: Donelli's or Zuni's.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Red G2.

Biggest inspiration: My brother Eric.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies without a doubt.

Something people don't know about me: I love playing XBox and I also play baseball.

Name: Nick Davidson

School: Andrean

Grade: Junior

Position: Guard

Height: 6-4

Nickname: Sunshine

Stats: 19 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 3.9 apg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: committed to Valparaiso.

My favorite basketball player and why: Derrick Rose and Steve Nash. I want to learn new moves to make myself better.

My favorite pro/college team: Valparaiso Crusaders and Chicago Bulls.

My dream job: Male nurse.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Becoming a leader who can lead both on and off the court.

My biggest contribution to my team: Scoring and assists.

Favorite fast food: McDonald's.

Favorite pizza place: Gino's East.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Glacier Freeze.

Biggest inspiration: My dad because he's always pushed me to be the best person I can be.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I'm very dedicated to my faith in God.

Name: John Dodson

School: Bishop Noll.

Grade: Senior.

Position: Guard.

Height: 6-1.

Nickname: John John

Stats: 9.2 ppg., 2.7 rpg., 2.2 apg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Wabash, Indiana Wesleyan, Catholic University.

My favorite basketball player and why: Dwayne Wade because he's a great slasher and decision maker. He's also very smooth and clutch.

My favorite pro/college team: Miami Heat.

My dream job: Owner of my own business.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: To help lead my team and go undefeated.

My biggest contribution to my team: To be a leader on my team and provide inspiration for the younger players.

Favorite fast food: McDonald's.

Favorite pizza place: Pizza Hut.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Orange.

Biggest inspiration: My brother.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I like to dance.

Name: Josh James

School: Andrean

Grade: Senior

Position: Center

Height: 6-9

Nickname: JJames

Stats: 11.6 ppg., 9.3 rpg., 1.2 apg., 1 bpg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Princeton, Yale, San Jose State, Fresno State, Montana State, South Dakota State, Valparaiso, Western Michigan, IUPUI, IPFW, Texas Pan American, Northern Illinois, Youngstown State, Indiana Wesleyan.

My favorite basketball player and why: Dewayne Wade because he is clutch.

My favorite pro/college team: Indianapolis Colts.

My dream job: Athletic trainer.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Help lead the team.

My biggest contribution to my team: Rebounding and scoring.

Favorite fast food: Taco Bell.

Favorite pizza place: Aurelio's Pizza

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Glacier Freeze.

Biggest inspiration: My Dad.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I can play classical piano.

Name: DeJuan Marrero

School: Bowman Academy

Grade: Senior

Position: Forward

Height: 6-5

Nickname: Rico

Stats: 22.1 ppg., 15.3 rpg., 2.4 apg.., 2.1 spg., 3.3 bpg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: DePaul

My favorite basketball player and why: Carmelo Anthony because he is so versatile.

My favorite pro/college team: New York Knicks.

My dream job: Basketball analyst.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Winning state because everything else is irrelevent.

My biggest contribution to my team: Being a leader on and off the court.

Favorite fast food: Chick-fil-A

Favorite pizza place: Pizza Hut

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Lemon Lime.

Biggest inspiration: My mom.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I like to read.

Name: Elijah Ray

School: Bowman Academy

Grade: Senior

Position: Forward

Height: 6-6

Nickname: "E"

Stats: 15.5 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.5 spg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: IUPUI.

My favorite basketball player and why: Paul Pierce. He's a tweener. Big and strong enough to play in the post, but deadly from the perimeter.

My favorite pro/college team: IUPUI men's basketball.

My dream job: Playing professional basketball or an orthopedic surgeon.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Show great leadership for the younger players on the team.

My biggest contribution to my team: Motivation to work hard.

Favorite fast food: Pizza.

Favorite pizza place: Miller's Pizza.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Strawberry.

Biggest inspiration: The Bible.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I lead by example.

Name: Glenn Robinson III

School: Lake Central

Grade: Senior

Position: Guard/forward

Height: 6-6

Nickname: Tre'

Stats: 22.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.5 apg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Michigan.

My favorite basketball player and why: LeBron James, he's the most athletic and the best player in the league.

My favorite pro/college team: Michigan, it's the place to be.

My dream job: NBA superstar.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Help my teammates become better players, push them to be the best they can be.

My biggest contribution to my team: Leader.

Favorite fast food: McDonald's.

Favorite pizza place: Pizza Hut.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Blue.

Biggest inspiration: My mom and grandmother, they do things for me that not a lot of other people are willing to do.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: Born three months early, (I) love cars.

Name: Michael Schlotman

School: Munster

Grade: Junior

Position: Guard

Height: 6-1

Stats: 4.5 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 3.6 apg., 1.5 spg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Western Michigan, William & Mary, St. Louis, Wright State, San Francisco, Northeastern.

My favorite basketball player and why: Derrick Rose because he can finish at the rim against anyone.

My favorite pro/college team: Chicago Bulls.

My dream job: Getting paid to play basketball.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Winning sectionals.

My biggest contribution to my team: Being a leader and taking care of the ball.

Favorite fast food: Subway.

Favorite pizza place: Doesn't matter.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Orange.

Biggest inspiration: My parents.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I'm a good cook.

Name: Edward Seay

School: Merrillville

Grade: Senior

Position: Center

Height: 6-8

Nickname: Seay

Stats: 10.6 ppg., 56% FG, 7.0 rpg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Illinois State, Western Michigan, Jacksonville, Northern Illinois, Vincennes.

My favorite basketball player and why: LeBron James because he's very athletic.

My favorite pro/college team: Miami Heat/Illinois.

My dream job: Playing basketball, business.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Winning sectionals and regionals.

Favorite fast food: Burger King.

Favorite pizza place: Beggars Pizza.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Red

Biggest inspiration: My mother.

Cookies or brownies: Brownies.

Something people don't know about me: Seay is my last name.

Name: Ryan Taylor

School: Michigan City

Grade: Junior

Position: Guard

Height: 6-4

Stats: 4 ppg., 4 spg., 3 spg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul, Indiana State.

My favorite basketball player and why: Rudy Gay because he is very athletic and has a good jump shot.

My favorite pro/college team: Memphis Grizzlies.

My dream job: Playing professional basketball in Europe.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Be consistent.

My biggest contribution to my team: Shooting.

Favorite fast food: I don't like fast food.

Favorite pizza place: Gelsosomo's

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Fruit punch.

Biggest inspiration: My father.

Cookies or brownies: Cookies.

Something people don't know about me: I lived in Europe until I was 5 while my father played professional basketball.

Name: Tyler Wideman

School: Lake Central

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Center

Height: 6-6

Nickname: Big Cat

Stats: 11.5 ppg, 9 rpg, 1.6 apg, 2.4 bpg.

Colleges recruiting me/where I've committed: Most of the Big Ten.

My favorite basketball players and why: Kevin Durant, LeBron James.

My favorite pro/college team: Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder.

My dream job: Pro basketball player.

My No. 1 goal this season besides winning state: Be better than last year.

My biggest contribution to my team: Rebounding.

Favorite fast food: KFC.

Favorite pizza place: Zuni's.

Favorite Gatorade flavor: Red.

Biggest inspiration: My grandmother.

Cookies or brownies: Both.

Something people don't know about me: I sleep a lot.

 

 

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