Some big names put up big points in big games last week, and some underclassmen — including a freshman — grabbed some headlines, too.
Below is a list of top boys basketball performances for the week of Jan. 25-31. If you know of a player we should add, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Arkansas boys basketball stars, Jan. 25-31
Aidan Burns, Mammoth Spring
The freshman guard had a game-high 27 points in the Bears’ 79-44 win over Crowley’s Ridge Academy on Tuesday.
Carl Daughtery Jr., Maumelle
The junior guard had 18 points as Maumelle held on against Benton for a 68-65 overtime win Tuesday, improving to 4-0 in the 5A-Central Conference.
B.J. Gilliam, Mayflower
The junior guard scored 21 of his game-high 27 points in the second half of a 78-55 blowout of Lamar on Friday.
Landon Glasper, Fayetteville
The junior guard had 32 points Friday in a 67-65 win against Bentonville West.
Hykeem Hancock, Barton
The senior guard has lit up the scoreboard lately, averaging 26.3 points per game last week. He averaged 11.3 rebounds and dished out 5.3 assists per game. His best effort came Friday in a 69-57 victory over McCrory in which he totaled 30 points, 12 rebounds and six assists.
Rece Hipp, Rose Bud
The sophomore point guard paced the Ramblers with 22 points in a 59-53 victory against Bald Knob on Thursday.
Gatlin James, Harrison
The junior guard totaled 21 points, four assists and four steals in a 74-49 win against Pea Ridge on Friday.
Colby Lambert, Fountain Lake
The sophomore guard drilled seven three-pointers on his way to 24 points in leading the Cobras to a 48-38 win against Nashville on Friday.
Jordan Mitchell, West Memphis
The senior guard had a game-high 21 points and dished out five assists in a 57-52 loss at rival Marion on Friday.
Joseph Pinion, Morrilton
The star junior and top recruit pitched in 17 points Tuesday in a 70-44 rout of Heber Springs. Pinion added 15 points and seven rebounds in a 63-38 rout of Dardanelle on Friday.
Cooper Rabjohn, Rector
The freshman guard scored a game-high 23 points as Rector cruised to a 68-45 victory against Riverside on Tuesday.
Brandon Scott, Charleston
The sophomore guard helped the Tigers avenge a loss to Cedarville by pouring in a game-high 41 points in a 72-58 win Tuesday.
D.J. Smith, North Little Rock
The senior guard scored 15 of his 24 points in the second half of a pivotal 58-50 win against Bryant in 6A-Central play Tuesday. Smith added 18 points in a 72-34 rout of Cabot three nights later.
Nick Smith, Sylvan Hills
The junior point guard totaled 29 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and four steals Friday in the Bears’ 81-66 win over Benton.
Cameron Wallace, LR Parkview
The junior swing man made two key free throws with less than 10 seconds remaining to seal a 75-72 win at Sylvan Hills on Tuesday. Wallace finished with a team-high 21 points.
Bryson Warren, LR Central
The sensational sophomore combo guard fueled an 84-53 blowout of Little Rock Southwest on Tuesday with 30 points. Warren added 22 points and five assists in a 61-41 win over Little Rock Catholic on Friday.
CJ Williams, Fayetteville
The senior guard made a layup as the buzzer sounded to give the Bulldogs a 67-65 6A-West win against Bentonville West on Friday. Williams finished with 10 points.
If you know of a player we should add to the list now or in a future week, email the details to email@example.com.