They shined on the diamond, thrived on the gridiron, stood out on the court. They stood out in 2020-21. Over the next few weeks, the Journal Star will reveal nominees for its Area Prep Sports Awards virtual show. Here are the boys basketball finalists.
School: Lincoln Northeast | Year: Senior
Bazil was named to the All-City first team after averaging 20.6 points, 4.9 assists and 4.2 rebounds per contest. The 6-foot-4 Bazil was one of the top three-point shooters in the city, hitting 37 treys. He scored 30 points or more four times, including a 35-point performance against Columbus.
School: Lincoln East | Year: Senior
The All-City honorary captain averaged 19.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per contest while shooting 50% from the field and 73% from the free-throw line. Glenn helped lead the Spartans to the state tournament despite playing with a shoulder injury.
School: Lincoln Southeast | Year: Senior
The 6-5 wing averaged 20.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest for the Knights. He shot 48% from the field and 76% from the free-throw line, and had games of 35, 34 and 31 points during the middle part of the schedule. Hogan was named to the All-City first team.