Kevon Looney - F (2014)

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Kevon Looney (Photo credit: Katie N. Gardner/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

Class

Position

Height

Weight

2014

SF / PF

6'9"

200 lb

School

AAU

Milwaukee (WI) Hamilton HS

Running Rebels

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#3 PF / #13 overall)
Scout: (#2 PF / #14 overall)
ESPN: 96 (#3 PF / #11 overall)
24/7: 100 (#2 PF / #8 overall)
Wishoops: (#1 player in 2014)

Previous Rankings: 5 stars (#3 PF/#11 overall > #3/#8 > #3 SF/#10 overall > #4/#11) > 4 stars (#22 overall) by Rivals; 5 stars (#3 PF/#7 overall > #3/#9) > 4 stars (#6 SF/#17 overall > #5/#17) > 5 stars (#3 SF/#14 overall) by Scout; 5 stars/95 (#3 PF/#9 overall) > 5 stars/94 (#3 PF/#7 overall) > 91 (#6 SF/#17 overall) > 95 (#2/#14) > 4 stars/93 (#9/#20) by ESPN; 5 stars/100 (#1 SF/#7 overall) > 99 (#2/#9) > 100 (#2/#8 > #1/#5 > #3/#5 > #4/#7) > 99 (#7/#14) by 24/7

Honors Honors

2014 Mr. Basketball
2014 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)*
2013 First Team All-State (AP)*
2013 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)*
2013 First Team All-City Conference
2012 First Team All-State - Div. 1 (WBCA)
2012 Second Team All-State (AP)
2012 First Team All-Area (Journal-Sentinel)
2012 City Conference Player of the Year
2012 First Team All-City Conference
2011 Second Team All-City Conference
2011 Honorable Mention All-Area (Journal-Sentinel)

*unanimous selection

Statistics Statistics

2013-14: 27.9 ppg, 12.7 rpg, 8.0 bpg, 5.0 apg | Senior (Hamilton)
2012-13: 26.1 ppg, 12.4 rpg, 7.0 bpg, 3.1 apg | Junior (Hamilton)
2011-12: 20.9 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 2.0 apg | Sophomore (Hamilton) - Wishoops.net
2010-11: 10.1 ppg | Freshman (Hamilton) - Wishoops.net

Verbal commitment Verbally committed to UCLA

Looney earned MVP honors playing up in the 17U group at the Next Level Invitational and claimed offers from Marquette and Wisconsin at the NY2LA Sports UA Summer Jam. However, only Marquette's offer was confirmed. Since then, Illinois offered a scholarship, before Looney really blew up in the summer after his sophomore season. Recently Looney competed in Nike's prestigious LeBron James Skills Academy to rave reviews. He listed offers from Georgetown, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan and Cincinnati in addition to growing interest from powerhouses Kansas, UNC and Kentucky. But his short list was cut to six schools just before August when he named Duke, Florida, Michigan State, Tennessee, UCLA and Wisconsin his finalists.

Press Clippings Recent Press

2014
02.19: All-American Kevon Looney helps Milwaukee Hamilton earn share of conference title (Journal Sentinel)

2013
10.31: Kevon Looney picks UCLA in a shocker (B5Q)
09.09: Update With 2014 F Kevon Looney (NY2LA Sports)
08.06: Notes From 2013 Adidas Nations (RealGM)
07.16: Scouting: Adidas Invitational (Part Two) (UMHoops.com)
07.15: Five-star forward Kevon Looney: "I could be next " at Michigan (UMHoops.com)
06.19: Five-star forward Kevon Looney talks Michigan fit, potential visits (UMHoops.com)
06.17: 2013 NBPA Top 100 High School Basketball Camp - Final REcruiting Notes (NBE Basketball Report)
06.13: Kevon Looney Takes Control Of His Recruitment (Zags Blog)
05.03: 5-star forward Kevon Looney 'very interested' in Michigan; academics important (MLive.com)
01.14: Jennings Invitational: Utah school fun to watch (Rivals)

2012
07.22: Looney plays big at Summer Jam (24/7 Sports)
07.13: First Class Swag (SLAM)
07.10: LBJ: Super sophs duel to the end (Rivals)
06.18: All-NBPA Top 100 Team (CatsPause.com)
06.08: Kevon Looney draws comparisons as next Kevin Durant (MaxPreps)
05.20: Custer, Grandstaff among K.C. Classic stars (Rivals)

2011
11.25: Milwaukee Hamilton rallies past Sussex Hamilton (Journal Sentinel)
07.18: Under Armour Summer Jam recap (ESPN)
07.15: From the road: NY2LA Summer Jam (Rivals)
07.14: UA Summer Jam Presented by NY2LA Sports Recruiting Notes (NBE Basketball Report)
03.26: Pollard lights up EYBL qualifier (Rivals)
03.18: Hamilton's magical season ends in WIAA semis (Journal Sentinel)
03.16: Hamilton makes important statement (Journal Sentinel)
02.02: Area boasts strong crop of freshmen (Journal Sentinel)

Multimedia Audio / Video

News Feature: Milwaukee prep basketball star giving back to Milwaukee's youth - FOX 6 (12.04.13)
Interview: Milwaukee Hamilton Kevon Looney on why he chose UCLA - YouTube (10.31.13)
Highlights: Kevon Looney is a Dominant Defender - YouTube (09.05.13)
News Feature: Milwaukee Hamilton's Kevon Looney was born to play basketball - FOX 6 (07.29.13)
Highlights: Scouting Video: 5-star Kevon Looney at 2013 Adidas Invitational - UMHoops/YouTube (07.16.13)
Highlights: Kevon Looney (Milwaukee Runnin' Rebels Mixtape) - YouTube (05.27.13)
Interview: Interview with Kevon Looney - YouTube (05.27.13)
Interview: Kevon Looney Discusses Recruitment - YouTube (04.14.13)
Highlights: Kevon Looney Is the Long Arm of the Lane!!! Official Junior Season Mixtape - YouTube (03.28.13)
Feature: Kevon Looney, A Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Story - YouTube (11.18.12)
Highlights: Kevon Looney 2014 Milwaukee Hamilton at the Adidas Spring Classic - YouTube (09.19.12)
Interview: NY2LAHoops.tv Interview from 2012 NBPA Top 100 Camp - YouTube (06.21.12)
Interview: 2014 SF Kevon Looney interview - ESPN (06.18.12)
Highlights: Official NY2LAHoops.tv Mixtape - YouTube (06.17.12)
Highlights: Milwaukee Hamilton vs Franklin (WI) - YouTube (12.06.11)
Highlights: Kevon Looney, 11/25/11 - Vimeo (11.25.11)
Highlights: Kevon Looney w/Kevin Durant swag @ the NY2LA Invitational - YouTube (07.12.11)
Highlights: Kevon Looney, 7/7/11 - Vimeo (07.07.11)
Highlights: "Super Tuesday" Division 1 - Milwaukee Hamilton vs Beloit Memorial - YouTube (03.16.11)
Highlights: Kevon Looney - Vimeo (03.10.11)

More Info Additional Info

2013-14 Schedule | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Twitter: @Loon_Rebel5

Last updated: 08/15/13 2:59 PM CDT

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