The 2012-13 Ohio high school boys basketball season is winding down. The state title games are right around the corner.
As a nod to the season that was, USATodayhss.com/Cleveland would like to highlight the best players in Northeast Ohio. We're excited to unveil our American Family Insurance All-Northeast Ohio Boys Basketball Team.
The 10 student-athletes listed below were selected by USATodayhss.com/Cleveland staff members as the best players in Northeast Ohio this season. Some of these names were on our preseason list , but others made the cut with stunning performances this winter.
Marc Loving - Toledo St. John's - Sr - 21.3 ppg - Ohio State
Nigel Hayes - Toledo Whitmer - Sr - 16.2 ppg - Wisconsin
Demonte Flannigan - VASJ - Sr - 15.9 ppg - Cleveland State
Maurice O'Field - John Hay - Sr - 15.9 ppg - East Tennessee State
Danny Monteroso - St. Clairsville - Sr - 26.5 - Boston College - football
Jeremiah Jackson - Massillon Perry - Sr - 23.3 - Undecided
VJ King St. Vincent-St. Mary's - Fr -17.0 ppg
Esa Ahmad - Shaker Hts. - So - 21.5 ppg
Francisco Santiago - St. Ignatius - Sr - 15.9 ppg - Undecided
John Davis III - Beachwood - Jr - 20.3 ppg
Compiling a list of all-stars is a subjective task that often sparks debate. That is why, throughout the course of the past week, we asked our social media followers to tell us the players they believed deserved recognition.
The responses we received are below. Be sure to join the conversation by connecting with USATodayhss.com/Cleveland through Facebook and/or Twitter. Your social media comments will be added to the story.