Player of The Week Preps POTW Videos — 13 September 2011
Player of The Week: Myck Kabongo

Players of the Week for Jan. 6

Findlay Toyota Prep Player of the Week

Myck Kabongo

SPORT: Basketball
CLASS: Senior
HIGH SCHOOL: Findlay Prep College


THE SKINNY: The 6-foot-1, 170-pound native of Toronto is rated the nation’s No. 7 overall prospect and top true point guard for the Class of 2011 by RebelNation.net basketball recruiting analyst Bob Gibbons of Lenoir, N.C. Latest in a long line of Findlay Prep guards (Avery Bradley, Cory Joseph) to sign with Texas. He’s a very explosive ball-handler in the John Wall-mold. Had 18 points, 11 assists and 6 rebounds during Findlay’s 95-69 blowout of defending national prep champion Houston Yates on Dec. 16, repeatedly carving up Yates’ vaunted full court press in the process.

KEY STATS: Is averaging 17 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds per game for the Pilots (17-1), who are ranked No. 6 in the nation by MaxPreps.com. Had 16 points to help lead Findlay Prep to a 70-37 win over defending South Dakota state AA champions O’Gorman High of Sioux Falls last Friday in the inaugural Mike Miller Classic at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.

COACH’S COMMENT: “Myck has been instrumental in our ability to play with a fast, attack-the-rim mentality. He’s the fastest player with the ball, end-to-end, that we’ve ever had.” – Findlay Prep head coach Mike Peck.

Desert Toyota Rebel Athlete of the Week

Justin Hawkins

SPORT: Basketball
CLASS: Junior
HOMETOWN: Los Angeles

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Steve Guiremand

Steve Guiremand is the editor of Rebel Nation, a UNLV all-sports publication owned by Stephens Media that is printed weekly from August through April. He was born in southern California and graduated from the University of Southern California in 1978. He has covered college and professional sports as well as recruiting for over 30 years for several publications including the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, The National Sports Daily, the Long Beach Press-Telegram and the Las Vegas Sun. He moved to Las Vegas in 1998 and has covered UNLV football and basketball as well as the old Las Vegas Stars triple-A baseball team. He’ll blog about UNLV sports and recruiting.

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