Pinnacle's Nico Mannion named Gatorade Arizona Basketball POY
Phoenix Pinnacle sophomore point guard Nico Mannion, a week after leading the Pioneers to their first 6A boys basketball state championship, has been chosen as the Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year.
Mannion, 6-foot-3, has been blessed with amazing quickness and hops and great court awareness. He always finds open teammates if his shot isn't there. He averaged 23.4, 5.8 assists, 4.7 rebounds and two steals, after missing the first four games while recovering from an off-season broken hand.
Gatorade also weighs a player's achievements outside of basketball, in the classroom and community.... read more