2004 MR. BASKETBALL

The top honor for Boys High School Basketball in Ohio has been named.

For the past three years, King James was Ohio's winner of Mr. Basketball. That's all changed with LeBron now wearing a Cavs jersey and working his way to NBA Rookie of the Year Honors.

The 2004 winner is Lima Shawnee star Jamar Butler. The 6'2 senior averaged 31.6 points this past season, ad in 8.3 assists, 5.8 boards and 2.6 steals and you can see why Ohio State and Cincinnati recruited him hard.

After giving UC a verbal, Butler found Columbus and OSU calling his name. With much debate, Butler made a change and signed with the Buckeyes. Here is a look at all the former winners of this award.

2004 - JAMAR BUTLER

2003 - LeBRON JAMES

2002 - LeBRON JAMES

2001 - LeBRON JAMES

2000 - TIE

       - TONY STOCKMAN

       - CHESTER MASON

1999 - EMMANUEL SMITH

1998 - WILLIAM "SONNY" JOHNSON

1997 - KENNY GREGORY

1996 - JASON COLLIER

1995 - DAMON STRINGER

1994 - AARON HUTCHINS

1993 - GENO FORD

1992 - GREG SIMPSON

1991 - GREG SIMPSON

1990 - BOB PATTON

1989 - JIM JACKSON

1988 - JIM JACKSON


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