AURORA | A profile look at Overland senior Goy Wang, who is set to play for Team West in the third A-Town All-Star Boys Game set for Friday, March 16, 2018, at Rangeview High School. The boys game is scheduled for 7 p.m.:
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School: Overland High School
2017-18 averages: 8.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.1 steals per game
Season highlights: Wang played a varied and important role for coach Danny Fisher’s Overland team, which bounced back from a 1-7 start and went on to win the Centennial League championship and reach the Great 8 round of the Class 5A state playoffs. Wang averaged a career-low 8.2 points per game, but he had some explosive games, including a 21-point effort at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas. While his scoring average was down, Wang’s other contributions increased as he finished second on the Trailblazers in rebounding at 5.3 per game, tied for third in steals at 1.1 per game and also contributed 1.3 assists while playing a key defensive role as well.
Wang vs. Aurora teams: vs. Regis Jesuit (14 points; 7 points, 7 rebounds); vs. Eaglecrest (14 points, 3 rebounds); vs. Smoky Hill (10 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals; 10 points, 9 rebounds); vs. Cherokee Trail (6 points, 4 rebounds; 8 points); vs. Grandview (16 points, 7 rebounds; 4 points)