New Haven Register 2013-14 All-State Boys Basketball Team

MVP

Paschal Chukwu
Fairfield Prep, Sr., 7-0, C

Stats: Averaged 14.3 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks per game for the SCC champions. Finished with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 12 blocks in the Class LL state final against Bridgeport Central.
Honors: Two-time All-State and All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection. Named MVP of the SCC this season. Selected to play in the JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Up next: Will play at Providence next season.

Coach of the Year

Barry McLeod
Bridgeport Central

Stats: Led the Hilltoppers to a 27-1 record and the Class LL state championship. Central finished No. 1 in the final Register Top 10 poll. This was his third state title in 22 years at Central, and the program’s fifth overall.
Honors: The Register’s State Coach of the Year and FCIAC coach of the year in 2010.

Tyler Ancrum
Bridgeport Central, Sr., 5-9, G

Stats: Averaged 16.0 points and eight assists for the Class LL state champion Hilltoppers, the state’s No. 1 team. Scored over 1,000 career points.
Honors: FCIAC Player of the Year. Coaches Class LL all-state pick.
Off the court: Also ran cross country.
Up next: Considering Canterbury and South Kent, among other prep schools.

Raiquan Clark
Hillhouse, Sr., 6-4, F

Stats: Averaged 15.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, three assists and three steals for the SCC Hammonasset Division champion.
Honors: New Haven County Tap-Off Club All-Area Team selection. All-SCC Hammonasset pick. SCC tournament MVP in 2013. Played in CHSCA All-Star Game and JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Off the court: SCC Scholar-Athlete.
Up next: Will attend prep school next fall.

E.J. Crawford
Simsbury, Jr., 6-4, G

Stats: Averaged 24 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Shot 47 percent from the floor and 85 percent from the free throw line. Has 1,232 career points.
Honors: All-Central Connecticut Conference selection. Two-time coaches all-state pick.

Levy Gillespie, Jr.
Capital Prep, Sr., 6-3, G

Stats: Averaged 26.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, five assists and 3.5 steals for the Constitution State Conference champion. Finished career with 1,959 points.
Honors: Four-time All-CSC selection. Hall Of Fame National Invitational All-Tournament Team. Selected to play in the CHSCA All-Star Game and the JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Up next: Considering New Haven, Southern Connecticut State, AIC and Long Island, among other schools.

Mustapha Heron
Sacred Heart, So., 6-5, G

Stats: Averaged 24 points and nine rebounds for the Class S state champion.
Honors: All-Naugatuck Valley League First Team selection.
Off the court: West Haven native transferred to Sacred Heart from Wilbraham & Monson (Mass.) prep school.
Up next: Has made an oral commitment to Pittsburgh.

Obi Momah
Farmington, Sr., 6-7, F

Stats: Averaged 18.4 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks for the Indians, who advanced to the Class L state quarterfinals.
Honors: Two-time All-CCC West Division selection. McDonald’s All-American nominee. CCC-NCCC Challenge All-Tournament Team pick.
Off the court: All-CCC Academic selection.
Up next: Will play at Marist next season.

Elijah Pemberton
Xavier, Jr., 6-2, G

Stats: Averaged 18.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and four assists per game for the Falcons.
Honors: Two-time All-Area and New Haven County Tap-Off Club All-Area Team pick. An All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection.

Tyshon Rogers
Crosby, Sr., 6-3, G/F

Stats: Averaged 28.5 points, six rebounds and six assists per game. Is the school, NVL and city of Waterbury all-time leading scorer with 2,292 points, sixth on the all-time CIAC list. Scored 40 points in the CHSCA L-LL All-Star Game.
Honors: All-NVL first-team selection and recipient of the Billy Finn Award for the top senior in Waterbury.
Up next: Considering South Kent and Trinity Pawling, among other prep schools.

Tyler Rowe
Windsor, Sr., 5-10, G

Stats: Averaged 15 points, 8.5 assists, four rebounds and three steals per game for the Class L state champion.
Honors: All-Central Connecticut Conference selection.
Off the court: Volunteered during the holiday season for Meals on Wheels.
Up next: Considering Southern New Hampshire, Post and AIC, among others, for next fall.

Issac Vann
Bunnell, Sr., 6-4, F

Stats: The Greater New Haven area’s leading scorer at 23.2 per game. Also averaged 10.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the two-time SWC tournament champions and Class L state tournament semifinalists.
Honors: All-SWC First Team selection. Named SWC Tournament MVP. Selected to play in the CHSCA All-Star game and the JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Up next: Likely to play at prep school next season.

Alex Wolf
Greenwich, Sr., 6-9, C

Stats: Averaged 15 points and 14 rebounds per game in the best season in school history. Posted 18 double-doubles and two triple-doubles.
Honors: All-FCIAC First Team and a league defensive team selection. Gatorade State Player of the Year.

Comments

  1. #woodsforpresident says

    how is kevin woods not a coach of the year he bought a young team to the state finals and held one of the best player in the country to 14 most of the points from the foul line

    • Joe MorelliJoe Morelli says

      fair criticism. I gave Kevin serious consideration for a team that was not expected to do what it did in the Class S playoffs. Barry did a pretty good job too.

  2. Rodney says

    How did Pha’Rod Goodjohn, Junior Forward from Whitney Tech not make All-State? He led his team in scoring (20.3) rebounding (13.6), assists (7.6), and steals (2.6); also making 1st team All- Conference, being the first player at Whitney to do so in 22 years. H e also broke the school record with 53 3-Pointers in one season. He helped turn Whitney Tech back into a 11-9 playoff team, after a 6-14 down season. I believ because he plays at a Technical school, he is overlooked, which isn’t right. He is well worthy of being put up there with these great players as well.

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