2022 Mr. and Miss Basketball Award Winners Announced

The top girls’ and boys’ basketball players from six Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association rankings were honored by being named the 2022 Mr. and Miss Basketball award winners. The awards ceremony took place on the floor of the Murphy Center on the MTSU campus. Monday, March 14 at 5:00 p.m.

A statewide committee of sportswriters selected the winners based on their performances during the 2021-22 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head basketball coaches and members of the media named the finalists.

“It is a tremendous honor for the 36 young men and women recognized tonight at the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards,” said TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress. “They were here not only because of their athletic abilities which they displayed on the field throughout the season, but equally for their exceptional character and academic achievements.”

It was the 37and year the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards were given to the best basketball players in Tennessee. American General was the sponsor of the event from the awards inception in 1985 until 2001. The Memphis Grizzlies were the sponsors of the awards from 2002 to 2004. From 2005 to 2015, as well as the 2020-2021 school year in Due to the COVID-10 pandemic, the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards were presented at the conclusion of each respective championship game as part of the post-game trophy presentation ceremony.


Division II Class A
Olivia Lee, Trinity Christian

Division II Class AA
Jaloni Cambridge, Ensworth

Division I Class 1A
Savannah Davis, McKenzie

Division I Class 2A
Karly Weathers, Lorette

Division I Class 3A
Brooklyn Crouch, Upperman

Division I Class 4A
Jennifer Sullivan, Bearden


Division II Class A Mr. Basketball
Tyler Byrd, Tipton Rosemark

Division II Class AA Mr. Basketball
Chandler Jackson, Christian Brothers

Division I Class 1A Mr. Basketball
Grant Strong, Clay County

Premier League Class 2A Mr. Basketball
Gus Davenport, Cannon County

Premier League Class 3A Mr. Basketball
Ja’Kobi Gillespie, Greeneville

Division I Class 4A Miss Basketball
Brandon MillerCanne Ridge

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