FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - 2021 Indiana Mr. Basketball winner Caleb Furst headlined the 14 man roster for the 2021 Indiana All-Stars.
Furst averaged 21.4 points, 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.2 blocked shots as he led Blackhawk Christian to a Class 2A state championship. Blackhawk Christian also won a Class A state title in Furst’s sophomore season.
Furst set a number of school records, including 2,067 career points, 1,254 career rebounds and 213 career blocked shots. Furst shot 64 % from the field as a senior.
Homestead's Luke Goode, Marion's Jalen Blackmon and Blackford's Luke Brown were the other area players named to the team.
The 6-6 Goode, an Illinois recruit, helped Homestead to a 25-1 record, a No. 1 state ranking in Class 4A and a sectional title before falling to eventual state champion Carmel in the regional semifinal.
Goode averaged 19.4 points, 8.3 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.2 steals per game for the Spartans. He shot 40.4 % from the 3-point line. Goode scored 1,480 points over his four-year career at Homestead.
The 6-3 Blackmon, a Grand Canyon recruit, averaged 33.5 points, 3.6 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game and finished his career with 2,269 points to rank No. 1 on Marion’s career scoring list.
Blackmon scored 55 points in the Giants’ sectional loss to Lafayette Jeff. He shot 51.4 % from the field as a senior, including 39.9 % from the 3-point line and 80.7 % from the free-throw line.
The 6-2 Brown, a Stetson recruit, finished his high school career ranked fourth on the state’s all-time scoring list with 3,011 points.
He averaged 31.7 points, 5.4 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a senior, shooting 54.2 % from the field, 44.8 % from the 3-point line and 92.3 % from the free-throw line.
Brown led Blackford to its first sectional title since 1991 as a junior and its first regional title as a senior.
The Indiana All-Stars will play against the Kentucky All-Stars on June 11 in Owensboro, Ky., and June 12 at Southport Fieldhouse.
- Shamar Avance, Lawrence North
- Brooks Barnhizer, Lafayette Jeff
- Jalen Blackmon, Marion
- Luke Brown, Blackford
- Caleb Furst, Blackhawk Christian
- Luke Goode, Homestead
- Kooper Jacobi, Silver Creek
- Trey Kaufman-Renn, Silver Creek
- J.R. Konieczny, South Bend St. Joseph
- Blake Sisley, Heritage Hills
- Jayden Taylor, Perry Meridian
- Pierce Thomas, Brownsburg
- Brian Waddell, Carmel
- Blake Wesley, South Bend Riley