Marvell’s DeAndre Arnold voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Marvell senior DeAndre Arnold for being voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 1-7!

Arnold finished with 34 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds and 5 steals in a 79-68 win over Brinkley.

Arnold received 36.68% of the vote, beating out Monticello’s Nick Smith, who finished with 24.22%. Bryant’s Kade Ruffner finished third with 19.8% and Mountainburg’s Ethan Gregory finished fourth with 9.99%. There were over 72,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Feb. 1-7:

Joseph Bell, Little Rock Mills: The senior guard scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half of an 84-42 romp of eStem on Tuesday.

Landon Glasper, Fayetteville: The junior shooting guard led all scorers with 25 points Tuesday in a 62-61 win in four overtimes against Rogers.

Ethan Gregory, Mountainburg: The senior combo guard erupted for 30 points in Tuesday’s 59-38 win against Johnson County Westside. 

Kylin James, Dumas: The senior guard, a University of Central Arkansas football signee, contributed 18 points and five rebounds in a 75-66 win against Drew Central on Tuesday.

Jacob Joe, Fort Smith Northside: The senior shooting guard poured in 22 points Friday to help power the Grizzlies to a 70-66 win against 6A-Central Conference leader Little Rock Central.

C.J. Johnson, Booneville: The sophomore guard drilled 5 of 6 three-point attempts on his way to a game-high 21 points in a 77-41 victory against Danville on Tuesday.

Landin Kizer, Fountain Lake: The junior power forward poured in 23 points in Tuesday’s 56-36 win against Bauxite. On Thursday, he dropped in 20 points in a 65-38 trouncing of De Queen.

Jaylen Lee, Bentonville: The sophomore guard led the Tigers with 18 points in an 82-50 win against Rogers Heritage on Friday.

Nic Orr, Bigelow: The senior forward totaled 19 points and eight rebounds Tuesday in a 72-53 win at Maumelle Charter.

Zac Pennington, Lake Hamilton: The sophomore guard poured in 22 points in Tuesday’s 52-47 win against Sheridan.

Mike Reddick, Dumas: The sophomore combo guard led the Bobcats with 27 points, three steals and three assists in Tuesday’s 75-66 win against Drew Central.

Kade Ruffner, Bryant: The rangy junior wing led Bryant with 18 points Tuesday in a 66-56 road win against Fort Smith Northside.

D.J. Smith, North Little Rock: The senior guard scored 29 points in a 74-64 win against Conway on Friday.

Nick Smith, Monticello: The senior guard, who was also a standout two-way football player for the Billies, totaled 26 points, six rebounds and three assists in a 64-58 win against Star City on Tuesday.

Nick Smith, Sylvan Hills: The junior guard scored a career high 44 points Tuesday in an 82-72 win against Jacksonville. He added 34 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals in a 65-56 win against Little Rock Christian on Friday.

D.J. Townsend, Baptist Prep: The senior combo guard pumped in a game-high 20 points Tuesday in a 70-41 thrashing of Perryville.

Bryson Warren, Little Rock Central: The sophomore guard came up big with 30 points in a key 75-67 6A-Central Conference home win against North Little Rock on Tuesday. He had 14 points in Friday’s 70-66 road loss to Fort Smith Northside.

Cameron Harris, Benton: Harris finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals in a 46-44 road win against Little Rock Christian.

Austin Cluck, Cedarville: Cluck scored 29 points, including 8 three pointers, in Cedarville’s 68-38 win over Hackett.

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