Taveion Hollingsworth, a senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, has been named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball for the 2016-17 season. He received the award at a March 14 banquet at the Lexington Center.
Last year, Taveion led Dunbar to its first Sweet Sixteen championship. As a senior, he averaged 28.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game, and closed out his high school career with 2,495 points.
Taveion, the city’s all-time leading scorer in boys’ basketball, is the first Lexington player to win Mr. Basketball since 1984. He has signed to play college ball at Western Kentucky University.
Congratulations Taveion! You are an LEX18 Champion of Change!
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