The Morristown boys’ basketball team’s recent run of having its players honored by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association continued this week.
Senior Kyle Crim earned Honorable Mention honors after he concluded a memorable season for the Yellow Jackets.
Crim’s inclusion marked the fifth year in a row in which at least one member of the Yellow Jackets’ program was included in the IBCA/Franciscan Health All-State honors.
Last year, Crim was included in the Underclassmen Honorable Mention list and Trevon Carlton was honored on the Honorable Mention list for seniors.
Previous recipients included Logan Laster (Small School All-State Team) in 2019; Hayden Langkabel (Small School All-State Team, Eli Streeval (Honorable Mention) and Laster (Underclassmen Honorable Mention) in 2018; and Laster and Streeval (Underclassmen Honorable Mention) in 2017.
Crim was one of 89 seniors selected for the honorable mention list.
The selection process is done with the help of IBCA-member head coaches, who are given the opportunity to nominate players.
Twenty coaches who are members of the IBCA meet and review those nominations before voting. The panel of coaches include 16 from the regional areas, three district representatives who represent Districts 1, 2 and 3 and the committee chairman, according to a press release.
Crim averaged 17.8 points for the Yellow Jackets, to go with 5.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game during his senior season.
In his high school career, he averaged 12.6 points, four rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 steals while seeing his role on the team increase each year.
The Class 1A sixth-ranked Yellow Jackets finished the season with a 20-5 record.
Morristown won a state championship Crim’s freshman season and went onto win two sectional and Shelby County championships during his career.
Crim will play basketball at Hanover College next school year.