Aminu Named Mr. Georgia Basketball

Posted Mar 19, 2008

Norcross High standout awarded top honor for boy's high school basketball players in the Peach State.

The Atlanta Tipoff Club has named Norcross High's Al-Farouq Aminu Mr. Georgia Basketball.

The athletic swing man earned the prestigious offer after leading the Blue Devils to their third straight 5A Championship earlier this month.

The talented senior, who will play collegiately for Wake Forest, averaged 23 points, 11 boards and 2.7 assists per game for the season in Norcross' quest towards another title.

He has also been named a McDonald's All-American.

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In addition to the announcement that Aminu had been named Mr. Georgia Basketball, the honor of Miss Georgia Basketball went to Anne Marie Armstrong.

Like Aminu, the 6-foot-2 junior led Wesleyan High to a state championship by averaging 19.2 points, 3.7 assists and 8.2 rebounds per game all year.

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