Hermitage, Tenn. – Baylor’s Reggie Upshaw, who missed much of the 2012-13 season with a fractured foot, has been named a finalist for the Division II-AA Mr. Basketball award presented by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.
Awards will be presented to the top girls and boys in five classifications of the TSSAA prior to the championship game awards presentation for each class, respectively.
A statewide committee of sports writers selected winners based on performance during the 2012-2013 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head basketball coaches and members of the media nominated the finalists.
The presentation of the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards for Division II, Class A and Class AA will be given on Saturday, March 2 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University.
The presentation of the Miss Basketball Awards for Division I, Classes A, AA, and AAA will be given during the championship awards ceremony for each class on Saturday, March 9 at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.
The presentation of the Mr. Basketball Awards for Division I, Classes A, AA, and AAA will be given during the championship awards ceremony for each class on Saturday, March 16 at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.
Class A Miss Basketball Finalists
Jaycee Coe, Jackson County
Sarah Raby, Moore County
Brooke Rhodes, Cloudland
Class AA Miss Basketball Finalists
Brandi Goodman, Obion County
Elizabeth Masengil, McMinn Central
Abbey Sissom, Cannon County
Class AAA Miss Basketball Finalists
Nina Davis, Memphis Central
Olivia Jones, Riverdale
Alexa Middleton, Riverdale
Division II-A Miss Basketball Finalists
Eliza Edwards, University School of Jackson
Kaylah Keys, Harding Academy
Derica Wyatt, Franklin Road Academy
Division II-AA Miss Basketball Finalists
Jasmine Cincore, Briarcrest
Kennesha Nichols, Ensworth
Justice Swett, Ensworth
Class A Mr. Basketball Finalists
Alex Fountain, Wartburg Central
Zarmarlus Griffin, Booker T. Washington
Derrick Spears, Middle Tennessee Christian
Class AA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Jalen Lindsey, Christ Presbyterian Academy
A.J. Merriweather, Jackson South Side
Mason Ramsey, Livingston Academy
Class AAA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Robert Hubbs, Dyer County
Nick King, Memphis East
Darius Thompson, Blackman
Division II-A Mr. Basketball Finalists
Skal Labissiere, Evangelical Christian School
Cameron Payne, Lausanne
Burton Sampson, Webb School of Knoxville
Division II-AA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Corneilus Elder, Ensworth
Austin Nichols, Briarcrest
Reggie Upshaw, Baylor