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BURNEY'S BYTES: Burney's Indiana Mr. Basketball power rankings

BURNEY'S BYTES: Burney's Indiana Mr. Basketball power rankings
BY: SCOTT BURNSTEIN Mar 8, 3:15pm

Burney’s 2019 Mr. Basketball Power Rankings

1 Trayce Jackson-Davis (Center Grove 6-foot-8 F/C) — The clear frontrunner, the state’s lone 5-star recruit and McDonald’s All-American.

Stats: 22 ppg, 10 rpg ( 25 ppg, 12 rpg in league play)

College: Indiana University

Tourney status: In

2 Isaiah Thompson (Zionsville 6-foot-1 G) — The most electrifying floor general in the state’s senior class hands down.

Stats: 24 points 4 apg, 4 rpg, has eclipsed the 2,000-point plateau

College: Purdue

Tourney status: In

3 John-Michael Mulloy (Carmel 6-foot-10 C) — The definition of a Sir-Grind-A-Lot in the post, just a workhorse and a relentless competitor, who’s impact on a game exceeds his stat line….most fundamentally-sound big guy in the whole state.

Stats: 15 ppg, 10 rpg

College: Butler

Tourney status: In

4 Brandon Newman (Valparaiso 6-foot-5 G/F) — Natural scorer and SWAG NASTY of a swingman, lightning-in-a-bottle type on offense

Stats: 28 ppg, 9 rpg

College: Purdue

Tourney status: Out

5 Armaan Franklin (Indianapolis Cathedral 6-foot-5 G/F) — Dripping with finesse on the wing, a ferocious slasher with a feathery touch from outside…….fearless finisher in the open court.

Stats: 24 ppg, 8 rpg

College: Indiana University

Tourney status: Out

The Dark Horses (alphabetical order):

• Cobie Barnes (Floyd Central G/F)

Stats: 26 ppg, 8 rpg

College: Indiana State

Tourney status: Out

• Luke Bumbalough (New Castle G)

Stats: 32 ppg, 5 apg, 5 rpg

College: Ball State

Tourney status: Out

• Jared Hankins (Lawrence North G)

Stats: 20 ppg, 4 apg, 4 rpg

College: Indiana State

Tourney status: Out

• Alex Hemenway (Castle G)

Stats: 28 ppg, 4 apg, 4 rpg

College: Clemson

Tourney status: Out

• Jalen Windham (Ben Davis G)

Stats: 20 ppg, 4 apg, 4 rpg

College: Georgia State

Tourney status: In