Boys basketball preview: Area’s top players not in GWOC

Dunbar’s Devon Baker (with ball) beats CJ defender Milton Gage. CJ played Dunbar in a boys high school basketball D-II sectional final at UD Arena on Saturday, March 4, 2017. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

The top returning area boys high school basketball players who don’t attend Greater Western Ohio Conference schools.

The boys season begins on Friday, Nov. 30. The girls season began last week.

Jonathan Allen, Dunbar, 6-5, sr., C: 15 points, 10 rebounds; Dayton City League MVP. Hasn't yet been cleared to play after suffering a blown ACL and having surgery this fall, which cut short a senior football season.

Willie Bowman, Twin Valley South, 6-2, sr., G; 18.4 points, 5.1 rebounds.

Fenwick’s C.J. Napier puts up a shot over Dunbar’s DaShaun Huffman (22) on March 7 during a Division II sectional final at the University of Dayton Arena. MARC PENDLETON/STAFF

Nathan Bruns, Marion Local, 6-6, sr., F; 15.0 points, 7.3 rebounds, 46 steals, 31 blocks; signed with Findlay.

Colby Cross, Cedarville, 5-10, sr., G; 19.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists. His 57 three-pointers broke his own school record of 55.

Adonis Davis, Springfield Emmanuel Christian, 6-3, sr., G: 17.5 points, 8.1 rebounds, which led the Metro Buckeye Conference.

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Sabien Doolittle, Springfield Catholic Central, 6-2, jr., F; 14.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists.

Milton Gage, Chaminade Julienne, 5-11, sr., G; 16.7 points, 2nd in the GCL Co-Ed.

Cenral’s Sabien Doolittle fires a shot. Marion Local defeated Catholic Central 55-33 in a boys D-IV regional semifinal at Fairmont’s Trent Arena in Kettering on Tue., March 13, 2018. GREG BILLING / CONTRIBUTOR

Cameron Harrison, National Trail, 6-0, so., G; 15.6 points; made a school-record 69 three-pointers.

Anthony McComb, Thurgood Marshall, 6-3, so., G; 15.0 points; 1st team All-City League and District 15 underclassmen team.

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Hunter Muir, Ansonia, 6-3, sr., F; 15.9 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 steals; All-CCC first team last two seasons.

CJ Napier, Fenwick, 6-5, sr., F; 15.0 points, 8.8 rebounds.

Darren Rubin, Oakwood, 6-0, jr., G; 13.0 points, 60 three-pointers.

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Jarod Shulze, Minster, 6-9, sr., C; 12.0 points, 8.0 rebounds.

Emmanuel Christian’s Adonis Davis puts up a shot against Russia in Friday night’s Division IV district title game at UD Arena. Greg Billing/CONTRIBUTED

Anton Webb, Dayton Christian, 6-7, sr., G; 13.0 points, 9.0 rebounds; committed to Spire Academy for one post-graduate season in 2019-20.

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