Baylor's Upshaw Division II-AA Mr. Basketball Finalist

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - by Special to

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


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