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Vote: Who was the top Texas (UIL) 4A/5A/6A boys basketball player in 2024 state tournament?

We gathered the top big school boys standouts from UIL state week in San Antonio. Now, we want to hear from you

Six Texas state high school boys basketball championship trophies were handed and the UIL season came to a close in the championship on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

We gathered the top performers throughout the semifinal and final rounds, taking a comprehensive look at all classifications' culminating week. Now, we want to hear from you.

Who was the top big school — 4A, 5A and 6A — star in the state tournament? 

Scroll down, scan the nominees from state week and cast your vote in the reader poll. Voting is open until Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. central time.


Dillon Battie poses with the Class 5A state championship trophy after leading a Lancaster win over Killeen Ellison. 

Dillon Battie poses with the Class 5A state championship trophy after leading a Lancaster win over Killeen Ellison. 

Rachard Angton

High school: Plano East (6A)

One of the most impressive things about the Panthers perfect season this season was their guard play and Angton was a key contributor in the backcourt. In the championship game, Angton finished the game with 13 points and showed composure handling the ball against Stony Point's full court press defense.

Dillon Battie

High school: Lancaster (5A)

The three-star Temple signee put an exclamation mark on the final chapter of his high school basketball career, lifting the Tigers to the Class 5A state championship with 17 points, 19 rebounds, four assists and three blocks helping Lancaster finish with a 30-5 overall record before their move up to the TX-6A level next season. In Thursday's semifinal game, the senior had a team-high 13 points.

Uzziah Buntyn

High school: Stony Point (6A)

The junior point guard finished with 19 points, two rebounds and two assists in a semifinal victory over Beaumont United. Down the stretch with the Tigers clinging to small lead, Buntyn was able to step up and knock down crucial free throws. He finished 6 of 7 from the free throw line.

DJ Hall

High school: Plano East (6A)

The leader in the middle for the 6A state champions and 6A tournament MVP, Hall posted 18 points and six rebounds in the championship game securing the Panthers' 40-0 overall record. In the semifinal game, the three-star junior center was again the team's leading scorer with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Jared Harris

High school: Silsbee (4A)

The senior Tiger guard entertained the fans at the Alamodome with high-flying dunks in their semifinal victory. Harris finished the game with 21 points, four rebounds, and three assists and was able to backup his performance with another 21 point performance on championship Saturday.

Braden Hausen

High school: Amarillo (5A)

The senior forward was a bright spot in the Sandies' semifinal loss to Lancaster on Thursday night. He posted 14 points and hauled in four rebounds helping guide the Sandies to a 34-5 overall record and a district championship.

Azhiel "JoJo" McIver

High school: Killeen Ellison (5A)

The senior guard stole the show in the Class 5A semifinals against San Antonio Veterans Memorial. He finished with 23 points, five assists, five rebounds while knocking down timely 3s from behind the arc in the double-digit victory.

Amir McMillian

High school: Mansfield Lake Ridge (6A)

The senior guard certainly did his part in their semifinal appearance against Plano East scoring a team high 18 points, shot 50 percent from the field. He led Lake Ridge to a 32-7 overall record. 

Josiah Moseley

High school: Stony Point (6A)

The impressive career of the Villanova commit came to an end with two impressive performances showing why he is one of the top ranked prospects in Texas. In the two games, Moseley scored a combined 37 points and hauled down 19 rebounds for the Tigers — including an 18-point, 12-rebound performance in the championship loss to Plano East.

Doryan Onwuchekwa

High school: Oak Cliff Faith Family Academy (4A)

Onwuchekwa was a key contributor in both wins in San Antonio this weekend, guiding Faith Family to its third straight state championship. In total, the senior had 28 points and 24 rebounds in the two games - including a 19 point, 14 rebound performance against Silsbee in the title game.

Clarance Payia

High school: Beaumont United (6A)

The senior was a star in the Timberwolves' loss on Thursday night against Stony Point. He led all scorers with a game-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers. Payia led Beaumont United to a 34-4 overall record. 

Kris White

High school: Kileen Ellison (5A)

The senior Eagle guard was nothing less than impressive in Ellison's semifinal victory over Veterans Memorial with 14 points, three assists, and four rebounds. White was able to knock down four timely 3-pointers shooting 4-for-7 from behind the arc.

Isaac Williams

High school: Oak Cliff Faith Family Academy (4A)

It was a perfect game for the senior forward on Saturday night as Williams and his Faith Family secured their third straight championship in Class 4A. Williams finished the night with 32 points on a perfect 14-for-14 shooting from the field setting a UIL record for field goal percentage. He also added six rebounds and four assists in the 80-66 victory over Silsbee. 

-- Andy Buhler | | @sblivetx