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ESPN names Madison Ristovski Michigan Player of the Year

3/8/2012
Liggett's Miss Basketball finalist has been named Michigan Girls Basketball's Player of the Year by ESPNHS, the High School arm of ESPN.

Liggett's Miss Basketball finalist has been named Michigan Girls Basketball's Player of the Year by ESPNHS, the High School arm of ESPN.

Winners in each state are chosen based on athletic production and impact in the 2011 season, high academic achievement and exemplary personal character.

Madison led the Knights to a 20-4 record and a berth in tonight's Class C regional final. She averaged 21.8 points, eight assists, six rebounds and three steals. She is also a finalist for the state's Miss Basketball honor, given to the best all-around basketball player in the state. The award, voted on by coaches from around the state, is announced Monday.

Madison is also one of six girls nominated for the Detroit Athletic Club's Athlete of the Year Award. The winner of this award will be announced in May.

To read more about the ESPNHS honor, click here.