Illinois Boys Basketball Gatorade Player of the Year

The Gatorade Player of the Year award has been given since 1986 in Illinois. Four players have won the award twice.

Teams with multiple award wins:

  • 5: Simeon
  • 3: Morgan Park, King College Prep
  • 2: Stevenson, Glenbrook North, Farragut, Proviso East
YearPlayer NameHigh SchoolCollege
2020Adam MillerMorgan ParkIllinois
2019Adam MillerMorgan ParkIllinois
2018E.J. LiddellBelleville WestOhio State
2017Mark SmithEdwardsvilleIllinois, Missouri
2016Charlie MooreMorgan ParkCal, Kansas, DePaul
2015Jalen BrunsonStevensonVillanova
2014Jalen BrunsonStevensonVillanova
2013Jabari ParkerSimeonDuke
2012Jabari ParkerSimeonDuke
2011Chasson RandleRock IslandStanford
2010Rayvonte RiceCentennialDrake, Illinois
2009Matt VogrichLake ForestMichigan
2008Mike DuniganFarragutOregon
2007Derrick RoseSimeonMemphis
2006Jon ScheyerGlenbrook NorthDuke
2005Jon ScheyerGlenbrook NorthDuke
2004Shaun LivingstonPeoria CentralNone (NBA Draft)
2003Shannon BrownProviso EastMichigan State
2002Dee Brown Proviso EastIllinois
2001Eddy CurryThornwoodNone (NBA Draft)
2000Andre BrownLeo CatholicDePaul
1999Brian CookLincolnIllinois
1998Corey MaggetteFenwickDuke
1997Sergio McClainPeoria ManualIllinois
1996Mike RobinsonPeoria RichwoodsPurdue
1995Kevin GarnettFarragutNone (NBA Draft)
1994Antoine WalkerMount CarmelKentucky
1993Rashard GriffithKing College PrepWisconsin
1992Ryan HooverHononegahNotre Dame
1991Juwan HowardChicago VocationalMichigan
1990Jamie BrandonKing College PrepLSU
1989Deon ThomasSimeonIllinois
1988LaPhonso EllisEast St. LouisNotre Dame
1987Marcus LibertyKing College PrepIllinois
1986Nick AndersonSimeonIllinois