Cody Schilling Leads SD Heat to Hoosier Title

Cody Schilling, a 6-foot-3 guard from Ellsworth, who lead his high school team to a 32-1 mark and a Class A crown as a junior, scoring 28 points in the title game, has helped pace the South Dakota Heat to the Hoosier Shootout 17-and-under title. Schilling was named first-team Minnesota All-State by the Associated Press this year and is getting some recruiting interest from Minnesota.

Cody Schilling led the South Dakota Heat to the championship along with center Colton Iverson. The two played in the Bloomington Jefferson in the Sabes Foundation Basketball Invitational in May. They defeated the Tennessee Travelers to win the crown.

Schilling averaged 28 points per game this season, leading Ellsworth to the Class A title. He finished with 28 points and 10 assists in the game. The victory was their 30th straight.

Schilling finished the quarterfinal game with 33 points, eight rebounds, six assists and four blocks in a 77-66 win over Rushford-Peterson. He made 19 of 21 free throw attempts and seven of 11 shots from the field. Schilling scored 35 points in the Panthers' semifinals win over undefeated St. Bernard's, who was led by Trevor Mbakwe.

Schilling told that he has offers from North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Wisconsin-Green Bay and he is hearing from Northern Iowa Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Nevada, along with Division II schools Winona State and Augustana. Minnesota and their new coaching staff has called his school.

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