East Lansing's Johns named AP Class A boys Player of Year

Posted at 7:42 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 07:42:57-04

East Lansing's Brandon Johns has been named The Associated Press Class A boys Player of the Year in Michigan.

The 6-foot-8 junior forward is regarded as one of the nation's top 50 prospects in the 2018 recruiting class. He averaged 20.6 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.2 blocks for an East Lansing squad that finished 24-1.

Joining Johns on the Class A first team are North Farmington's Amauri Hardy, Clarkston's Foster Loyer, Grand Rapids Christian's Xavier Tillman, Kalamazoo Central's Isaiah Livers, Saginaw's Henry Speight, Detroit East English's Greg Elliott and David DeJulius, Holland's Demetrius Lake and Wayne Memorial's Rashad Williams.

The 2016-17 AP All-State Basketball Team is selected by a panel of Michigan sportswriters.

Flushing's Adam Smith is the Class A Coach of the Year.