Basketball

Wigginton named Virginia player of the year by USA Today

Iowa State signee Lindell Wigginton has been named the Virginia high school player of the year by USA Today. He was joined by Oak Hill teammates Matt Coleman, a Texas signee, and Billy Preston, a Kansas signee, on the Virginia All-USA first-team.

Wigginton, who was an All-USA third-team selection, averaged 20.1 points, 4.4 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game during his senior season for the Warriors. He led Oak Hill to a 34-5 record and a birth in Dicks Nationals.

Fellow Iowa State signee Terrence Lewis was named a first-team Wisconsin All-USA team selection. The 6-foot-6, 192-pound forward is a two-time Milwaukee City Conference player of the year and averaged 26 points, 10 rebounds and 2.4 blocks during his senior season for Riverside High School.

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.