— Miami Dade College basketball player LaQuinton Flowers, who had an assist on the buzzer-beating 3-pointer, has been named the best high school student athlete in the state by ESPN.
Flowers was selected as a first-team All-American by the Associated Press and was a finalist for the 2017 NCAA Coach of the Year award.
He was also named the MVP of the National Indoor Championships.
Flows led the Dade County Dade High School Class of 2018 in scoring (16.7 ppg), rebounds (4.6 rpg) and blocks (1.8 bpg) during his senior season.
He also was named the team’s MVP, the highest honor in the sport, and a finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, the Most Outstanding Player award and the Bob Huggins Award, which is given to the country’s best high-school basketball player.
Flores was also a final team selection for the WNBA’s Orlando Magic in the 2018 All-Star Game.