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Four Winds/Minnewaukan's Deng Deng named NDAPSSA Mr. Basketball


BISMARCK – Four Winds/Minnewaukan senior standout Deng Deng was named North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Mr. Basketball on Friday, March 22.

The North Dakota Mr. Basketball Award is presented and voted on by members of the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The honor is given to the top senior player in the state.

Joining Deng as finalists for the 2024 ND Mr. Basketball Award were Wylee Delorme (Devils Lake), Bohden Duffield (Bowman County), Dane Hagler (North Star), James Hamilton (Fargo South), Max Musland (LaMoure/Litchville-Marion), Isiah St. Romain (Williston), Carter Zeller (Fargo North)

Deng, who is signed to play football at the University of North Dakota, averaged 27.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 3.0 steals per game this season for Four Winds/Minnewaukan.


Past NDAPSSA Mr. Basketball Award Winners:

2024: Deng Deng, Four Winds/Minnewaukan
2023: Darik Dissette, Minot High
2022: Treysen Eaglestaff, Bismarck High
2021: Jesse White, White Shield
2020: Grant Nelson, Devils Lake
2019: Mason Walters, Jamestown
2018: Wyatt Hanson, Stanley
2017: Aanen Moody, Dickinson
2016: Jason Feather, Four Winds/Minnewaukan
2015: Brad Heidlebaugh, Rugby
2014: Tanner Kretchman, Fargo Davies
2013: A.J. Jacobson, Fargo Shanley
2012: Melvin Langstaff, Warwick
2011: Phillip Schanilec, Midway-Minto
2010: Adam Randall, Kidder County
2009: Cameron Malzer, Turtle Lake-Mercer
2008: Austin Dufault, Killdeer
2007: Brian Qvale, Williston
2006: Travis Mertens, Devils Lake
2005: James Hennessy, Williston
2004: Lucas Moormann, Dickinson
2003: Tyler Koenig, Fargo North
2002: Tommy Leikas, Fargo North
2001: Adam Dobmeier, Fargo South
2000: Tyrone Terry, Valley City
1999: Jeff Brandt, Minot
1998: Jeff Boschee, Valley City
1997: Travis Sturdevant, Bismarck Century
1996: Kenny Younger, Minot
1995: Hunter Berg, Grenora
1994: Dustin Undlin, Mohall
1993: Randy Torgrimson, West Fargo
1992: Mart McDonald, Munich
1991: Bart Manson, Minot
1990: Rob Stefonowicz, Divide County
1989: (Co-winners) Chris Gardner, Fargo South; Ben Jacobson (Mayville-Portland)
1988: Scott Guldseth, Edinburg
1987: Bryan Flam, Jamestown
1986: Todd Olson, Cavalier
1985: (Co-winners) Chris Lamoureux, Newburg; Juno Pintar, Fargo North

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