Brandon’s Ismail Rashid voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Brandon junior Ismail Rashid for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week (Dec. 14-20)!

Rashid scored 27 points to go with seven rebounds in a 64-54 loss to Raymond.

Rashid received 49.7% of the vote, beating out Richland’s Erin Jones who finished with 40.38%. Tri-County Academy’s Dylan Coleman finished third 7.84% and St. Andrew’s’ Rashad Bolden was fourth with 1.81%There were over 30,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 3. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 14-20:

Rashad Bolden, St. Andrew’s: Turned in 26 points, four assists and six steals in an 87-42 win over Loyd Star and scored 39 points to go with se en rebounds and four steals in a 60-59 win over Ridgeland.

Dylan Coleman, Tri-County Academy: Turned in a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds and added four steals in a 67-35 win over Benton Academy.

Erin Jones, Richland: Scored 18 points with three rebounds and two assists in a 71-36 win over Raleigh and dropped 33 points with two assists and three steals in a 63-46 win over Clarkdale.

J.T. Lawrence, Delta Streets Academy: Scored 35 points to go with four rebounds, five assists and six steals in an 89-48 win over the Miss. School for the Deaf, then scored 32 to go with eight rebounds, five assists and six steals in a 73-70 win over Humphreys Academy.

Calebria McDonald, Franklin County: Turned in a double-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks in a 52-44 win over Lawrence County.

Antonio Harmon, Kosciusko: Harmon scored 18 points to lead Kosciusko to a 52-44 victory over Neshoba Central on Friday, Dec. 18.

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