Beal wins National Gatorade Player of the Year award

Class of 2011 shooting guard Bradley Beal (Florida) won the Gatorade Player of the Year award today which is given to those who exemplify athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character. On the athletic front, he averaged 32.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.7 steals per game this season, shooting 73 percent from the field and was named to the McDonald’s All-American game and Jordan Brand Classic. He has also maintained a 91.7 average in the classroom as an honor roll student and has volunteered on behalf of the St. Patrick Center, Missouri’s largest homeless services provider; the St. Augustine Wellston Center for the needy; and at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center as a goodwill ambassador. Beal instructed at youth basketball camp and clinics in addition to participating in Focus St. Louis, a diversity and multicultural initiative as well.

2 comments on “Beal wins National Gatorade Player of the Year award

  1. […] NPOY Goes to Beal.  Shooting guard Bradley Beal (#6 – Florida) won the Gatorade National Player of the Year award which is given to the person who best exemplifies athletic excellence, academic achievement and […]

  2. […] are six shooting guards including our top three offensive players in #1 Austin Rivers (Duke), #6 Bradley Beal (Florida), and #15 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope […]

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