2016 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball

Sports-Award-Logo_Color_Florida Dairy FarmerBartow’s Tony Bradley Named 2016 Florida Mr. Basketball

GAINESVILLE (March 11) – Senior Tony Bradley of Bartow High School has been named the 2016 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of high school basketball coaches and media representatives.

Bradley, who has been named both a McDonald’s and Jordan Brand All-American and has signed with the University of North Carolina, was recently named the Class 7A Player-of-the-Year after averaging 22.8 points, 12.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game.  He tallied eight of the 21 first-place votes and finished with 153 points to edge out Class 8A POY Myron Dewar of Coral Springs, who also had eight first-place votes and 144 points overall. Class 1A POY Trent Forrest of Chipley finished third with 110 points.

Class 6A POY Dewan Huell (101) of Miami Norland was fourth with Class 4A POY Kevin Knox (100) of Tampa Catholic finishing fifth followed by Class 5A POY Christian Carlyle (82) of Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville), Class 2A POY Mark Gordon (58) of Mt. Dora Christian and Class 3A POY Kyle McWilliams (50) of Maclay (Tallahassee)

The Florida Dairy Farmers High School Sports Awards program exemplifies Florida Dairy Farmers’ commitment to the state’s youth. This is the 24th year of these unique awards as we honor the state’s top athletes and coaches in all 30 FHSAA sanctioned and recognized sports. The program also emphasizes to young people the importance of keeping dairy products a primary part of their diet in their overall nutrition plan.

2016 FINAL VOTING RESULTS (Note: Points awarded on a 10-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis) – Area winners in bold

Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Total

Tony Bradley 8 4 4 3 0 2 0 0 153
Myron Dewar 8 3 1 4 2 3 0 0 144
Trent Forrest 4 1 5 2 2 3 2 2 110
Dewan Huell 0 6 4 3 2 2 2 2 101
Kevin Knox 1 4 4 3 2 3 2 2 100
Christian Carlyle 0 3 1 3 6 2 4 2 82
Mark Gordon 0 0 1 2 3 4 7 4 58
Kyle McWilliams 0 0 1 1 4 2 4 9 50

NOTE: The Mr. Basketball Award was sponsored by Florida Sports News, Inc., from 1983 to 1992

Past Mr. Basketball Winners:

1983 – Frank Ford, Kissimmee Osceola
1984 – Vernon Maxwell, Buchholz (Gainesville)
1985 – Toney Mack, Brandon
1986 – Chris Corchiani, Hialeah Miami Lakes
1987 – Chris Corchiani, Hialeah Miami Lakes
1988 – Johnny Walker, Quincy Shanks
1989 – Douglas Edwards, Miami Senior
1990 – Clifford Rozier, Bradenton Southeast
1991 – Steve Edwards, Miami Senior
1992 – Steve Edwards, Miami Senior
1993 – James Collins, Jackson (Jacksonville)
1994 – LeRon Williams, Bradenton Southeast
1995 – Vince Carter, Mainland (Daytona Beach)
1996 – Luke Barnes, South Miami
1997 – Jason Pryor, Fort Walton Beach
1998 – Teddy Dupay, Cape Coral Mariner
1999 – Casey Sanders, Tampa Prep
2000 – Orien Greene, Gainesville
2001- Adrian McPherson, Bradenton Southeast
2002 – Amare Stoudemire, Orlando Cypress Creek
2003 – Chris Richard, Lakeland Kathleen
2004 – Darius Washington, Orlando Edgewater
2005 – Keith Brumbaugh, Deland
2006 – Nick Calathes, Winter Park Lake Howell
2007 – Nick Calathes, Winter Park Lake Howell
2008 – Ray Shipman, Miami Monsignor Pace
2009 – Brandon Knight, Ft. Lauderdale Pine Crest
2010 – Brandon Knight, Ft. Lauderdale Pine Crest
2011 – Austin Rivers, Winter Park
2012 – Joel Berry II, Lake Highland Preparatory
2013 – Joel Berry II, Lake Highland Preparatory
2014 – Joel Berry II, Lake Highland Preparatory
2015 – Antonio Blakeney, Orlando Oak Ridge