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Bradley takes home national player of the year, all-america honors

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Congratulations to the 2009 ESPNRISE.com Boys' Basketball All-America team:

Individual awards

National Player of the Year: Avery
Bradley
Junior of the Year: Brandon Knight, Pine Crest (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Sophomore of the Year: Michael Gilchrist, St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.)
Freshman of the Year: DaJuan Coleman, Jamesville-Dewitt (Dewitt, N.Y.)
Coach of the Year: Kevin Boyle, St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.)

2009 ESPNRISE.com Boys' Basketball All-America First
Team

Players are listed alphabetically.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=52214">Avery
Bradley
: The MVP of the ESPN RISE National High School Invitational led the
Pilots to the tournament title the same week he played in the McDonald's All-American
Game. He signed with Texas.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43305">Kenny
Boynton
: Boynton played in the McDonald's All-American Game; averaged 32
points, finishing as Florida's third all-time scorer. He signed with Florida.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43924">DeMarcus
Cousins
: Cousins averaged 24.1 points, 13.2 rebounds, 5.1 steals and 4.6
assists as the Rattlers advanced to Alabama's Class 5A semifinals.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43657">Derrick
Favors
: Favors was named the national player of the year by McDonald's and
Naismith. He averaged 27.5 points, 13.3 rebounds and five blocks and is headed to
Georgia Tech.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53923">Abdul
Gaddy
: Gaddy averaged 23.5 points and 8.7 rebounds, earning invitations to the
McDonald's and Jordan Brand all-star games. He signed with Washington.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53945">Keith
Gallon
: Gallon played in the McDonald's All-American Game. He's a native of
Houston and has signed with Oklahoma.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=54118">Michael
Gilchrist
: A gifted sophomore who was named New Jersey's player of the year,
Gilchrist led St. Patrick to the state Tournament of Champions title. He averaged 14.9
points, 8.3 rebounds and three blocks.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43687">Xavier
Henry
: Henry helped the Pirates win Oklahoma's Class 6A state title while
averaging 26.8 points, 7.1 rebounds and three assists. He has signed with Memphis, but
might opt out of his commitment.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53362">John
Henson
: Henson transferred from Round Rock (Texas) to Sickles (Fla.) for his
senior year, but still managed to average 17.7 points, 12.5 rebounds and 6.1 blocks. He
signed with North Carolina.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53626">Wally
Judge
: Judge led ACD to the Florida Class 2A title, averaging 18 points and 18
rebounds along the way. He signed with Kansas State.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=54645">Ryan
Kelly
: Kelly averaged 25.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.2 blocks this season. He
signed with Duke.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44030">Brandon
Knight
: Knight was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year as a junior.
He helped Pine Crest win its second straight Florida Class 3A title, averaging 32
points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=42917">Mason
Plumlee
: Plumlee averaged 16 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks and led the
Greenies to their third straight state title. He signed with Duke.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=54160">Austin
Rivers
: Rivers averaged a conference-best 23.3 points, making a splash at the
City of Palms Classic in December. His father, Doc Rivers, coaches the Boston
Celtics.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43937">Renardo
Sidney
: Sidney was selected for the Nike Hoops Summit and McDonald's and Jordan
Brand games. He averaged 25.3 points and 13.5 rebounds and will sign with USC.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=45584">Josh
Smith
: Smith averaged 24.3 points, recording back-to-back 40-point games and
16.3 rebounds per game. He is a two-time all-state forward, who is undecided on
college.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43501">Lance
Stephenson
: A four-year starter, Stephenson helped Lincoln win an unprecedented
fourth straight New York City PSAL AA title. He concluded his brilliant career as New
York's all-time leading scorer with 2,846 points.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44091">Jared
Sullinger
: Named Ohio's Mr. Basketball after leading Northland to the Division
I title, Sullinger averaged 19.9 points and 14.8 rebounds while shooting 67 percent
from the field.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=42945">Dante
Taylor
: Taylor played in the McDonald's All-American Game after averaging 23.8
points, 13 rebounds and three blocks this season. He will attend Pittsburgh.

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=54156">Tony
Wroten Jr.
: He averaged 18 points, with a season high of 31 points. He's
currently considering Washington, Louisville, Seton Hall, Villanova and Maryland.

2009 ESPNRISE.com Boys' Basketball All-America Second
Team

"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=42873">Isaiah
Armwood
, Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53946">Harrison
Barnes
, Ames (Iowa), junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44299">Lorenzo
Brown
, Centennial (Roswell, Ga.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43431">Dominic
Cheek
, St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44145">Dominique
Ferguson
, Lawrence North (Indianapolis)
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=55821">Kyrie
Irving
, St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.), junior
John
Jenkins
, Camp Station (Gallatin, Tenn.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=42891">Milton
Jennings
, Pinewood Prep (Summerville, S.C.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=52032">Elijah
Johnson
, Cheyenne (North Las Vegas), senior
Noel
Johnson
, Fayette County (Fayetteville, Ga.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=67000">Trevor
Lacey
, Butler (Huntsville, Ala.), sophomore
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43453">Tommy
Mason-Griffin
, Madison (Houston), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=67008">James
McAdoo
, Norfolk (Va.) Christian, junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43632">Leslie
McDonald
, Briarcrest Christian (Memphis), senior
Alex
Oriakhi
, Tilton (N.H.) School, senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44148">Jereme
Richmond
, Waukegan (Ill.), junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53940">LaQuinton
Ross
, Murrah (Jackson, Miss.), sophomore
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44020">Peyton
"Pepe" Siva
, Franklin (Seattle), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=45801">Michael
Snaer
, Rancho Verde (Moreno Valley, Calif.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43407">Dexter
Strickland
, St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44077">DeShaun
Thomas
, Bishop Luers (Fort Wayne, Ind.), junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=53473">Tristan
Thompson
, Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=44041">Jeremy
Tyler
, San Diego (Calif.) High, junior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43737">Christian
Watford
, Shades Valley (Birmingham, Ala.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43057">Maalik
Wayns
, Roman Catholic (Philadelphia), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43600">David
Wear
, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=43651">Travis
Wear
, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=52351">Royce
White
, Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=46847">Jamil
Wilson
, Horlick (Racine, Wis.), senior
"http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=66676">Mouphtaou
Yarou
, Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.), senior