Vote now: Who should be SBLive’s Mississippi high school boys basketball player of the week?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi high school boys basketball player of the week for Feb. 22-28 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES FOR FEB. 22-28:

Rashad Bolden, St. Andrew’s: Bolden dropped a game-high 36 points to lead St. Andrew’s to a 71-52 win over Jefferson Davis County in the 3A quarterfinals.

Devin Carter, Florence: Despite facing constant double teams, Carter scored 15 points in Florence’s loss to Lanier in the 4A quarterfinals. It was the first loss of the season for Florence (20-1). 

Demarius Coleman, Harrison Central: Coleman filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists to lead Harrison Central to a 69-58 win over Brandon in the 6A quarterfinals.

TyNerious Daniels, Jefferson Davis County: Daniels scored 22 points to lead Jefferson Davis County in their 3A quarterfinals loss to St. Andrew’s.

Adin Johnson, Ingomar: Johnson scored a game-high 23 points to lead Ingomar to a 64-56 overtime win over Byers in the 1A quarterfinals.

Javion Johnson, St. Andrew’s: Johnson scored 18 points in St. Andrew’s 71-52 win over Jeff Davis County.

Trey McKinney, Booneville: McKinney scored 26 points to lead Booneville to a 56-37 win over Houston in the 3A quarterfinals.

Devin Moore, Byers: Moore led Byers with 15 points in their OT loss to Ingomar in the 1A quarterfinals.

Daeshun Ruffin, Callaway: A few days after being named a McDonald’s All-American, Ruffin dropped 39 points in Callaway’s 80-75 double-overtime loss to Lake Cormorant.

Corterious Shaw, Lanier: The big 6-foot-4 senior scored just four points in the first half, but added eight more in the third quarter and four in the fourth to finish with a game-high 16 points in Lanier’s 4A quarterfinals win over Florence.

Zach Shugars, Ingomar: Shugars came up big in overtime, scoring seven of his 18 points to help lift Ingomar over Byers in the 1A quarterfinals.

Isaac Smith, Itawamba: Smith, only a sophomore, tallied 11 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists to lead Itawamba to a 48-25 win over Shannon in the 4A quarterfinals.

Tyson Smithey, Ingomar: Smithey scored 19 points in Ingomar’s 64-56 overtime win over Byers in the 1A quarterfinals.

Arvesta Troupe, Itawamba: Troupe scored a game-high 15 points to help lift Itawamba to a 48-25 win over Shannon in the 4A quarterfinals.

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