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Daily Chronicle Boys Basketball All-Area Team

Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 11:50 p.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014 10:24 a.m. CDT
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(Monica Maschak - mmaschak@shawmedia.com)
Genoa-Kingston's Tommy Lucca dribble between Burlington Central defenders in a Feb. 7 game. The Cogs lost, 58-49.

FIRST TEAM

Tyler Carlson, sr., guard, Kaneland

Carlson helped Kaneland to a share of the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title and led the Knights to a regional championship. He led the Knights in scoring at 16.3 points per game and pulled down 7.3 rebounds per contest.

Tommy Lucca, so., guard, Genoa-Kingston

Lucca was G-K's primary ball-handler and scoring option. He led the Cogs with 16.3 points and 4.5 assists per game to go along with 2.2 steals per contest.

Devin Mottet, sr., forward, Sycamore

Mottet helped Sycamore to its second consecutive regional championship and a share of the NI Big 12 East title with Kaneland.

Surrounded by more playmakers this year, Mottet's numbers were down but still led Sycamore with 13.8 points per contest and also pulled down 5 rebounds per game.

Ben Niemann, sr., forward, Sycamore

Niemann provided Sycamore with a much-needed post presence, averaging 10.8 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. He scored a game-high 22 points in the Spartans' sectional final loss to Rockford Lutheran.

Garrett Post, sr., forward, Indian Creek

Post averaged a double-double for Indian Creek, scoring 13 points and grabbing 12.2 rebounds per contest. He was an Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Class 1A /2A All-State Special Mention pick after leading Indian Creek to a regional title.

SECOND TEAM

Drew David, sr., guard, Kaneland

Luke Davis III, so., center, DeKalb

Garrison Govig, sr., center, Indian Creek

Rudy Lopez, jr., guard, DeKalb

John Pruett, sr., wing, Kaneland

HONORABLE MENTION

Nick Feuerbach, sr., guard, Sycamore

Tommy Hansen, so., forward, Genoa-Kingston

Noah Holm, sr., guard, Indian Creek

Jace Kitchen, jr., wing, DeKalb

Eric Phillips, jr., guard, Hinckley-Big Rock

Cooper Vinz, sr., wing, Sycamore

Jake Winters, sr., guard, Sycamore

– Ross Jacobson, rjacobson@shawmedia.com

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