Boys basketball: Preseason All-Area Team
November 23, 2013 8:56PM
Lake Central's Tyler Wideman grabs a defensive rebound against Portage during their game held at Lake Central High School on Friday February 1, 2013. | Charles Mitchell~For Sun-Times Media
Updated: December 25, 2013 6:42AM
Lake Central, 6-7, Sr. Center
Raves: Best big man in the area. Played on the Indiana Junior All-Star team last year. Signed a letter-of-intent to play with Butler.
By the numbers: 19.1 ppg, 4.2 apg and 5.4 rpg
Bishop Noll, 6-3, Jr., guard
Raves: Great scorer. Big-time baseball player. Clutch in big games against high-level competition.
By the numbers: 19.1 ppp, 8.7 rpg, 3.6 apg, 3.1 spg. Shot 51 percent from the field last season.
Bowman, 6-3, Jr., guard
Raves: Most athletic player in Northwest Indiana. Has offers from Creighton and Purdue and host of mid-majors.
By the numbers: 16.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg for Class 2A state champions last year.
Bowman, 6-7, Sr., forward
Raves: Toughest player on one of the toughest teams in Northwest Indiana. Leads by example. A beast inside when needed.
By the numbers: 14 ppg, 7 rpg, 3 apg
Marquette, 6-8, Jr., forward
Raves: Silky smooth inside-outside player who plays small forward. Could play off guard as well. Verbally committed to Providence.
By the numbers: 14.3 ppg, 7 rpg, 91% FTs, 48% FGs