Quentin Snider named Mr. Basketball

University of Louisville signee Quentin Snider has been named Kentucky Mr. Basketball. Snider, a senior point guard from Ballard High School, was given the honor on Tuesday night.

Ballard High School senior Quentin Snider will have some extra hardware in June when he enrolls at the University of Louisville.

Snider has been named Kentucky Mr. Basketball, the highest honor for a prep player in Kentucky. He was given the award on Tuesday.

Snider, who signed with Louisville in November, beat out Lafayette's Jackson Davis, Scott County's Trent Gilbert, Perry Central's Justin Johnson. Johnson Central's Shane Hall, Ballard's Kelan Martin and Dixie Heights' Brandon Hatton for the award.

Snider finished his career at Ballard as the school's all-time leading scorer and also first in assists in school history.

He was named the MVP of the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic and also named the Seventh Region Player of the Year.

As a senior, Snider averaged 21.9 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals a game. He finished his four-year career at Ballard with school-records in points (2,441), assists (637) and three-point field goals (337). Including his eighth-grade year at Fern Creek, Snider finishes with over 2,600 points, 700 assists and 375 three-point field goals made.

Snider finishes his five-year career with 371 total three-pointers, which ranks him third in state history according to the KHSAA state record book. Ty Rogers had 407 from 199-2004 at Lyon County and Ryan Cochran had 398 from 1998-02 at Paducah St. Mary.

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