The Generation Next Basketball Association made its debut this spring as teams from across the Midwest competed in the elite GNBA middle school platform presented by NY2LA Sports.  While the championships were settled in early June, the post-season is in full swing as we continue to release the GNBA All-Star selections this week.  After announcing the 5th and 6th grade selections the past couple of days today we are ready to announce the 7th grade selections.

The 7th and 8th grade GNBA All-Star Weekend will tip off on August 8, 2014 with the GNBA 7th and 8th grade All-Star games and will continue with the annual Generation Next All-Star Camp for 7th and 8th graders on August 9-10, 2014.  So without further ado here’s a look at the GNBA 7th grade All-Star Selections…

SEE ALSO
2014 GNBA 5TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS
2014 GNBA 6TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS
2014 GNBA 7TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS
2014 GNBA 8TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS

2014 GNBA EASTERN CONFERENCE 7TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS
Marcus Domask – Guard – RAS

Averaged over 12 points per game and over 3 rebounds per game during the regular season for the GNBA Eastern Conference North Division champions.  A key component to the balanced RAS attack, Domask ranked among the top 10 during Eastern Conference play in 3 point FG PCT and A/TO Ratio.  

Jack Cooney – Forward – RAS
Averaged over 10 points per game and close to 5 rebounds a contest while dishing out almost 2 assists per game during the regular season.  Cooney was dominant and efficient in the same breath and he ranked in the GNBA top 10 in both FG PCT., and A/TO ratio during the regular season.

Jonathan Roeser – Forward – Future Elite
Part of a strong Future Elite squad that features a number of talented prospects, Roeser was consistently dominant during the regular season to the tune of 14 points per game and over 8 rebounds a contest.  Ranked among the top 10 GNBA League Leaders in Floor Impact, Matrix, and Rebounds.

Tremayne Martin – Guard – Future Elite
After a solid regular season campaign, Martin was exceptional during the GNBA Championships.  A do it all guard who contributes across the board, Martin averaged close to 7 points a game, almost 5 rebounds per contest, 3 assists and 3 steals per game during the regular season.  Ranked among the top 10 GNBA league leaders in Assists and Steals.

Talen Horton-Tucker – Forward - Chicago Select
A solid young forward with the ability to make an impact on both ends, Tucker averaged over 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, and 2 blocks per game during the regular season.  He ranked among the top 10 in the GNBA in Floor Impact, Matrix, Scoring, Blocks, and Rebounds.

Markese Jacobs – Guard – Chicago Select
Another solid talent from a deep and talented Chicago Select quad, Jacobs averaged 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals per game during the regular season.  He ranked among the top 10 in the GNBA in Floor Impact, Scoring, and steals during the season.  He was stellar throughout the GNBA Championships as well as he averaged almost 19 points per game on the weekend while delivering solid floor efforts on both ends of the court game in and game out.

Trequan Carrington – Point Guard – Playground Elite
A skilled and talented young lead guard, Carrington was exceptional at times during the GNBA regular season as he averaged over 15 points a game while grabbing 3 rebounds per contest, kicking out 2 assists a game, and collecting 2 steals per contest.  During the regular season he ranked in the top 10 for Eastern Conference league leaders in scoring and assists.  Helped his team to the Gold Championship in June with a 13 point 5 rebound 1 assist 2 steal effort in the title game victory over Kingdom Hoops Elite.

Xzavier Jones – Forward – Playground Elite
A long young forward with ability, Jones was solid during the regular season to the tune of over 9 points a game and close to 7 rebounds a contest.  He was also active on the defensive end of the court by contributing 2 steals and 1 block per contest.  He can contribute on both ends of the court in solid fashion and his 9 points 11 rebounds 3 assist 3 steal performance in the GNBA Gold Championship victory over Kingdom Hoops Elite would attest.  

Marcus Faqua – Guard – REACH Legends
Averaged over 14 points close to 6 rebounds and over 2 steals per game during the regular season.  Ranked among the GNBA league leaders in FG PCT. and was among the Eastern Conference regular season leaders in FG PCT., Scoring, and Floor Impact.  Helped his team to a Silver Division Championship 2nd place finish and had 16 points 8 rebounds and 2 assists in the losing effort.

Joseph Marshall – Forward – REACH Legends
Averaged a double double of 10 points and 10 rebounds per game during the regular season while also kicking out 2 assists per contest.  Ranked among the GNBA top 10 in Floor Impact, Matrix, Blocks, and Rebounds.  He contributed with a high level of production across the board and his GNBA Championships opening game performance of 12 points 15 rebounds 4 assists and 2 steals in a victory over 43 Hoops was a perfect example of that.

Mario McKinney – Point Guard – Team Ramey
An excellent perimeter talent with the ability to dominate on both ends of the court, McKinney averaged over 14 points a game while grabbing 5 rebounds, dishing out 2 assists, and collecting 2 steals per contest during the regular season.  Ranked among the top 10 in Eastern Conference regular season leaders in Floor Impact, Scoring, and Assists.  His GNBA Championships opening round performance of 24 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals in a victory over the Iowa Barnstormers was a perfect example of the type of impact he can have on a game.

Tyrell Terry – Guard – Team Sizzle
A talented and skilled perimeter prospect, Terry was among the GNBA league leaders in Floor Impact, Scoring, and 3 points FG PCT. while averaging over 18 points a contest, 3 rebounds a game, 2 assists per game, and 2 steals per contest.  

Alternates – AJ Makinen (RAS), Deondre Wesley-Carter (Wisconsin United), Gerald Hunley (Chicago Select), Seigel Howard (Team Sizzle), Andre White Jr. (Future Elite)

2014 GNBA 6TH GRADE ALL-STAR SELECTIONS
Deontay Long – Forward – Milwaukee Spartans

Captured GNBA Championships MVP honors while helping the Spartans to the GNBA 7th Grade Championship in June.  Led the GNBA in Floor Impact, Matrix, and Scoring, and Rebounds while ranking among the league leaders in FG PCT., and Blocks.  He served notice that he’s one to pay close attention to as he helped the Spartans come from behind to defeat KC PowerGroup in the GNBA Championship game with a 28 point 8 rebound performance.

Robert Anderson – Shooting Guard – Milwaukee Spartans
Averaged almost 15 points a game 3 rebounds 1 assist and 1 steal per contest during the regular season.  A model of consistency throughout the season, Anderson was much of the same during the GNBA Championship run in June.  Scored 16 points and had 2 assists and 1 steal in the title game victory.  Finished the regular season among the GNBA League Leaders in Scoring and 3 point FG PCT...  
 
Johntae Martin – Small Forward – Milwaukee Spartans
A talented forward, Martin helped his team to the GNBA Championship with a number of solid efforts in June but his 15 point 20 rebound performance in a semi-final win over Chicago Select was his biggest and best.  Averaged over 9 points close to 8 rebounds and almost 4 steals per contest during the regular season and finished among the GNBA regular season league leaders in Matrix, Steals, and Rebounds.  

Remon Blakely – Forward – Milwaukee Spartans
Another of the versatile and talented prospects on a strong Spartans team that captured the 7th grade GNBA Championship, Blakely contributed on both ends of the court in solid fashion.  Averaged close to 9 points and almost 6 rebounds per contest during the regular season.  His 20 point 7 rebounds 1 steal effort in the GNBA Championships semi-final win over Chicago Select was an example of the impact he had and could make for his team when it mattered the most.

Travis Metzger – Small Forward – Iowa Barnstormers
A solid wing talent who contributes across the board, Metzger took the leadership role at times and did so in solid fashion.  Averaged close to 12 points and almost 5 rebounds per game while kicking out 1 assist and grabbing 1 steal per contest during the regular season.  During the regular season he ranked among the Western Conference leaders in Scoring.  He scored 15 points grabbed 4 rebounds and kicked out 3 assists and 3 steals in a loss to Team Ramey at the GNBA Championships but it evidenced once again the type of floor impact and effort he brings to the table when he’s on the court.

Carson Hallowaty – Guard – 43 Hoops
Averaged close to 12 points a game and almost 2 assists per contest during the regular season, Hallowaty elevated his play during the GNBA Championships as well.  Scored 24 points while grabbing 3 steals in one game against the REACH Legends and he had 19 point 3 rebound and 2 steals in a loss to Playground Elite.  During Western Conference play Hallowaty ranked among the league leaders in Scoring, FG PCT., and A/TO ratio.

Zach Harvey – Shooting Guard – KC PowerGroup
One of the best young talents in the grade for the GNBA, Harvey was stellar throughout and averaged almost 13 points, 3 steals, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists per game during the regular season.  During Western Conference play he was among the top 10 in Scoring and Steals.  Helped lead his team to the GNBA Championships game where he scored 20 points in the loss to the Milwaukee Spartans.

Jordan White – Forward – KC PowerGroup
A do it all forward who contributes across the board, White averaged close to 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 assists during the regular season.  Led his team to a GNBA 2nd place finish and was stellar in the GNBA Championships including a 20 point 8 rebound 2 assist 5 steal 1 block performance in a second round victory over the REACH Legends.  White was among the GNBA League Leaders in Matrix and Steals and during Western Conference play he ranked among the top 10 in Floor Impact, Matrix, Scoring, FG PCT., Assists, Steals, and Blocks.  

Benjamin Breeding – Center – Kingdom Hoops Elite
A talented interior prospect that averaged 8 points 8 rebounds and almost 2 blocks per game during the regular season.  Ranked in the GNBA top 10 for Matrix, Blocks, and Rebounds.  Helped his team to a Gold Division 2nd place finish where his 10 point 4 rebound semi-final effort over Team Sizzle helped his team to the title game.  

Tyreke Locure – Points Guard – Kingdom Hoops Elite
Was solid during the regular season and elevated his play substantially during the GNBA Championships.  In an opening round loss he scored 17 points; he followed that up against Full Package where he posted 15 points 3 rebounds 5 steals and 2 assists; in Gold Division semi-final win over Team Sizzle he dropped 13 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 steals, etc.  He was among the Western Conference leaders in steals during the regular season.  

Ian Brown – Forward/Center – Wisconsin Swing
A tough and talented interior prospect, Brown averaged close to 14 points and 8 rebounds a game during the regular season.  During Western Conference play he was among the leaders in Floor Impact, Scoring, and Rebounds.  Had a couple of solid GNBA Championships efforts including a 12 points 7 rebound effort in a loss to the Iowa Barnstormers and a 10 point 5 rebound 3 assist 1 steal in a loss to the eventual Future Elite Silver Division Champions from the Future Elite.

Donte Reece – Forward – Yanders Law
One of the true sleepers in this class, Reece delivered strong performance throughout the GNBA regular season and averaged close to 16 points and almost 9 rebounds a contest while grabbing 1 steal a game.  Ranked among the top 10 in the GNBA in Floor Impact, Scoring, and Rebounds.  During the GNBA Championships weekend he dropped a 15 point 7 rebound effort, a 22 point 4 rebound performance, and a 19 point 9 rebound 2 blocks effort.  

Alternates – Patrick McCaffery (Iowa Barnstormers), Mitch Stanchina (43 Hoops), Zach Toussiant (Full Package Elite), Jalen Williams (KC PowerGroup), Jack Keough (Kingdom Hoops Elite)

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