J.P. Tokoto - F (2012)

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Class
Position
Height
Weight
2012
SF
6'6"
195 lb.
School
AAU
Menomonee Falls (WI) HS
Wisconsin Playground Warriors

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#11 SF / #45 overall)
Scout: (#16 SF / #75 overall)
ESPN: 95 (#5 SF / #37 overall)
24/7: 94 (#13 SF / #56 overall)
Wishoops: (#1 player in 2012)

Previous Rankings: 4 stars (#12 SF/#55 overall) > 5 stars > 4 stars (#10/#32 > #8/#40) by Rivals; 4 stars (#19/#87 > #7/#45) > 5 stars (#1 SF/#4 overall) > 4 stars (#7/#26 > #9/#35 > #42 overall) by Scout; 97 (#5 SF/#16 overall) > 96 (#3/#10) > 97 (#8/#23) > 96 (#8/#35 > #5/#32 > #4 SF) by ESPN; 4 stars/95 (#46 overall) by 24/7

Honors Honors

2012 First Team All-State (AP)
2012 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)
2011 First Team All-State (AP)
2011 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)
2011 Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year
2011 First Team All-Greater Metro Conference
2011 First Team All-Area (Journal-Sentinel)
2010 Second Team All-State (AP)
2010 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)
2010 First Team All-Area (Journal-Sentinel)
2009 First Team All-Suburban (CNI/NOW)
2009 First Team All-Greater Metro Conference

Statistics Statistics

2010-11: 21.2 ppg, 13.2 rpg, 3.2 spg, 2.1 apg, 1.1 bpg | Junior (Falls) | Game Log - Journal-Sentinel / Wishoops.net
2009-10: Sophomore (Falls) | Game Log - Journal-Sentinel / Wishoops.net
2008-09: Freshman (Falls) | Game Log - Journal Sentinel / Wishoops.net

Verbal commitment Verbally Committed on March 3, 2011

J.P. Tokoto to attend North Carolina (Wisconsin State Journal)
UNC Lands 2012 Swingman J.P. Tokoto (ACC Sports Journal)
Falls' Tokoto will take talents to North Carolina (Journal-Sentinel)
Carolina It Is For Tokoto (Scout.com)

Tokoto whittled his final list down to eight schools: Connecticut, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette, Maryland, North Carolina, UCLA and Wisconsin. He held additional offers from Arizona, Michigan State, Minnesota, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas and others.

Previously, Tokoto had planned to decide at the start of the summer, according to his AAU coach Ritchie Davis. Before trimming his list, Tokoto had said Wisconsin, Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA were his top five schools "unofficially." He planned to visit both UNC and Duke between Feb. 18-20. However, a rash of Duke commitments apparently closed the door on Tokoto becoming a Blue Devil. He then moved up his decision date after returning from Chapel Hill.

Press Clippings Recent Press

2011
03.05: Waukesha South sneaks past Menomonee Falls (Journal-Sentinel)
02.28: Tokoto will announce college decision on Thursday (Fox Sports Wisconsin)
02.28: Tokoto to announce choice of college Thursday, could transfer for senior year (Menomonee Falls Patch)
02.28: Tokoto to announce March 4 (ZagsBlog)
02.14: UW in final 8 for Falls' junior Tokoto (Journal-Sentinel)
02.04: Tokoto takes charge for Indians (Menomonee Falls Patch)
02.03: J.P. Tokoto on possibility of Marquette, getting advice from John Wall (FS Wisconsin)
01.29: Stout defense leads to decisive victory for Falls boys (Menomonee Falls Patch)
01.26: Tokoto rumors anger coach (Madison.com)
01.23: Menomonee Falls' Tokoto is hot in loss (Journal-Sentinel)
01.23: Autin Rivers and JP Tokoto: Overrated or the Real Deal? (Bleacher Report)
01.22: UA Brandon Jennings Invitational recap (ESPN)
01.22: Brandon Jennings Invitational (SLAM)
01.04: Tokoto, Falls emulate grace under pressure (MyCommunityNOW.com)

2010
11.15: The courting of J.P. Tokoto (Journal-Sentinel)
11.14: Investing in his future (Journal-Sentinel)
06.19: Scoreless recruit hopes ratings don't plummet (Lexington Herald-Leader)
05.30: Three things we learned at the Bob Gibbons tournament (Fayetteville Observer)
04.21: Tokoto auditions at open gym before the elite of NCAA coaches (MenomoneeFallsNOW.com)
04.21: Tokoto Holds Open Gym (MarquetteHoops.com)
04.18: College decision can wait for sophomore star Jean-Pierre Tokoto (Louisville Courier-Journal)
03.30: Tokoto's humility, hard work earn him NOW Player of the Year (MenomoneeFallsNOW.com)
03.11: J.P. Tokoto weighs new offers (HighSchoolHoop.com)
01.31: High school hoops superstar Tokoto is the one that got away (Rockford Register Star)

2009
12.21: Tokoto's traveling show rolls on its merry way (MenomoneeFallsNOW.com)
11.27: Star on the rise (Journal-Sentinel)
09.22: Hall of Fame coach makes a surprise visit (MyCommunityNOW.com)
08.27: 2012's Tokoto Ready for a Busy Fall (TheShiver.com)
06.21: They say the kid can play (Wisconsin State Journal)
06.08: 2012 Prospect Receives Kansas Offer (TheShiver.com)
04.22: Wisconsin extends a scholarship offer to J.P. Tokoto (Wishoops.net)
03.31: Vet, newcomer powered Falls (MyCommunityNOW.com)
03.12: Indians beat North, to meet Germantown for state berth (MenomoneeFallsNOW.com)
01.09: Lomomba, Tokoto sit on top of initial class of 2012 player rankings (Wishoops.net)

2008
11.28: 10 Faces of the Future (SLAM)
11.19: Breakfast of Champions League (NY2LA Sports)
01.29: Fresh stuff! (Midwest Future Hoops Report)

Multimedia Audio / Video

News Feature: J.P. Tokoto UNC Announcement - YouTube (03.22.11)
Highlights: 1st Annual Brandon Jennings Invitational Recap Mix - blip.tv (01.23.11)
Highlights: J.P. Tokoto - Class of 2012 - Milwaukee Baller Mix - YouTube (01.23.11)
Game: Bowman Academy 67, Menomonee Falls 65 (12.28.10)
Highlights: JP Tokoto has The BOUNCE - YouTube (11.18.10)
Interview: J.P. Tokoto Interview - Wishoops.net (08.07.10)
Game: Wisconsin Playground vs. East Troy 16U - Wishoops.net (07.30.10)
Highlights: J.P. Tokoto - Hardwood Elite - YouTube (07.31.10)
News Feature: J.P. Tokoto's Recruiting War - WKOW (05.12.10)
Highlights: JP Tokoto Class of 2012 Dominates Spiece Classic - YouTube (05.10.10)
News Feature: Super Sophomore J.P. Tokoto - WTMJ (02.21.10)
Game: Menomonee Falls 88, Germantown 69 - Falls Cable Access (12.19.09)
Interview: J.P. Tokoto Interview - Wishoops.net (08.07.09)
Interview: Sports32's JP Tokoto Feature - YouTube (07.10.09)
Highlights: Basketball phenom dunks over stepdad - The Capital Times (06.19.09)
Game: Wisconsin State AAU 15U Championship - Wishoops.net (05.10.09)
Game: Menomonee Falls 59, Oshkosh North 56 - Wishoops.net (12.26.08)

More Info Additional Info

2010-11 Schedule | 2009-10 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Menomonee Falls NOW

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