Where Are They Now? (Final 2015-16)

A FINAL check up on how some of last season’s top GHSA players faired as freshmen at their respective D-1 schools:


Jaylen Brown (Wheeler to Cal)
14.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.0 apg, 43.1 FG%

Shembari Phillips (Wheeler to Tennessee)
5.4 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Derek Ogbeide (Pebblebrook to UGA)
4.0 ppg, 5.2 rpg

Ty Hudson (Pebblebrook to Clemson)
2.4 ppg

Trhae Mitchell (Pebblebrook to South Alabama)

Bryce Brown (Tucker to Auburn)
10.1 ppg, 33.9 FG%

Devontae Cacok (Alpharetta to UNC-Wilmington)
3.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 65.2 FG%

Marcus Sheffield (Chattahoochee to Stanford)
6.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 1.0 apg, 38.9 FG%

Ricky Madison (Norcross to High Point)
4.0 ppg, 2.4 rpg

K’Ja Johnson (Douglas County to Florida A&M)
7.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.1 spg


Lamont West (Miller Grove to West Virginia)

Class AAAA

Tracy Hector (Jonesboro to Kennesaw State)
1.6 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.2 apg

Austin Donaldson (Jonesboro to Georgia State)
2.4 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 1.0 apg

Malik Benlevi (Jenkins to Georgia State)
1.8 ppg, 1.1 rpg

Montae Glenn (Carrollton to Georgia Southern)
4.5 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 59% FG

Ty Cockfield (Johnson-Gainesville to Stetson)
7.1 ppg, 0.9 apg, 1.9 rpg – TRANSFERRED TO GA HIGHLANDS

Class AAA

Tookie Brown (Morgan County to Georgia Southern)
17.8 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.6 spg

Austin Venable (Banks County to Presbyterian)
3.8 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 51.6% FG

Antwan Maxwell (Johnson-Savannah to Charleston Southern)

Class AA

Reggie Reid (Harlem to FGCU)
3.7 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 3.1 apg, 0.7 spg, 36.2% FG

Trevon Scott (McIntosh County Academy to Cincinnati)

Eric Jamison (GAC to Gardner-Webb)

Class A

Malik Beasley (St. Francis to FSU)
15.6 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.9 spg, 47.1 FG%, 38.7 3PT% – DECLARED FOR NBA DRAFT

Kaiser Gates (St. Francis to Xavier)
3.2 ppg, 2.6 rpg

Josh Coleman (St. Francis to Coastal Carolina)
30 minutes

‘Turtle’ Jackson (Athens Christian to UGA)
1.6 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 0.6 apg

Justin Ravenel (Greenforest to Florida A&M)
8.7 ppg, 2.7 rpg

Courtney Alexander (Whitefield Academy to Tennessee Tech)
1.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 51.2 FG%

Trey Kalina (North Cobb Christian to UTC)


Photo by Don Juan Moore