Ohio State Signee DJ Carton Named Iowa's Co-Mr. Basketball

By Colin Hass-Hill on March 12, 2019 at 10:26 am
DJ Carton

Ohio State signee DJ Carton become the first Bettendorf (Iowa) High School player to ever be named Mr. Basketball in Iowa. He was a co-winner of the award that was announced Monday evening with Upper Iowa-bound Jake Hilmer.

Carton averaged 24.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and six assists in his senior season, which wrapped up with a loss in the Class 4A substate finals

Before heading to Ohio State, Carton will take part in the Iverson Classic, teaming up with a fellow future Buckeye, E.J. Liddell.

Carton, Liddell and Alonzo Gaffney make up the top-ranked 2019 recruiting class in the Big Ten. Carton, a four-star point guard, is the No. 28 overall prospect in the country and the fourth-ranked point guard.

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