Nominations are Open for the Second Mr. and Miss PA Basketball Awards Program
The second Mr. and Miss Pennsylvania Basketball Awards are underway! The award puts the spotlight on the best male and female high school basketball players, and gives them the recognition they deserve. All high school basketball players in the state of Pennsylvania are eligible for nomination, which started yesterday.
The panel of judges choosing from the pool of nominees is a mix of basketball fans, sportswriters and sportscasters, and coaches. The fans will nominate and vote before their decisions are handed over to the judges and narrowed down. Fans, media, and coaches will represent 1/3 of the judging panel.
All voting will take place online on pabball.com. The deadline for nominations will be March 5th
, 2015. In order for a player to be considered for Mr. and Miss PA Basketball, they need to receive at least fifty fan nominations.
Awards programs like this have been a tradition for twenty-six states with prestigious basketball programs, such as Texas, Indiana, Ohio, California, Kentucky, Kansas, Illinois, New York, Michigan, and North Carolina. According to basketball enthusiasts, Pennsylvania is long overdue for this program. As the talent continues to turn out in the Keystone State, more and more athletes are ready to receive recognition.
COME ON, PENNSYLVANIA... NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE PLAYERS NOW!!!
Miss PA Basketball
Nominate your favorite deserving female player here:
Mr. PA Basketball
Nominate your favorite deserving male player here:
Here is the schedule from pennlive.com
*The following will be the selection process time line:*
March 5, 2015
Tremendous Twenty Selected:
March 15, 2015
Top Ten Selected:
March 25, 2015
April 1, 2015
*The nominations deadline and selection process time line for each voting round are subject to change
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