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  1. Kevin Knox: Kentucky will make me better

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    Since tweeting his college announcement to Kentucky two days ago, Tampa Catholic's Kevin Knox has received plenty of praise from local celebrities in the sports world.

    Tampa Catholic star Kevin Knox dribbles up the court during the McDonald's All-American game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill., on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Knox, a five-star recruit, is expected to commit in April to either Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina or Florida State.
  2. Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay boys basketball teams

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    Hillsborough County Player of the Year

    F Kevin Knox, Sr., Tampa Catholic

    Tampa Catholic's Kevin Knox, a McDonald's All-American (Courtesy of McDonald's)
  3. Tampa Catholic's Kevin Knox ends suspense, commits to Kentucky

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    In less than 40 characters, while sitting on the living room couch Saturday, Tampa Catholic's Kevin Knox typed out a declaration that ended the whirlwind courtship, the endless phone calls and the constant questions.

    Kentucky gets the nod from Tampa Catholic star Kevin Knox over North Carolina, Duke, Florida State and Missouri.
  4. Tampa Bay Times' all-Pinellas County boys basketball

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    Player of the Year: G Serrel Smith, Jr., St. Petersburg

    St. Pete's Serrel Smith (10, left) goes up for a shot during the Class 8A- District 10 boys basketball final,  Countryside vs. St. Petersburg at Seminole High School on Friday, 2/10/17.
  5. Tampa Bay Times' all-Hillsborough County boys basketball

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    Player of the Year: F Kevin Knox, Sr., Tampa Catholic

    Tampa Catholic forward Kevin Knox (23) drives into the paint past Calvary Christian guard Angel Lebron Jr. (3) during the first half. [ANDRES LEIVA   |   Times]
  6. Tampa Bay Times' all-North Suncoast boys basketball

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    Player of the Year: G Kaine McColley, Sr., Nature Coast

    Nature Coast's Kaine McColley (1) drives in for a fourth quarter basket against Central's (5) Sam Garner as they close out their win during the region boys basketball semifinal with Nature Coast Technical at Central High School in Brooksville Tuesday (2/21/17).
  7. Tampa Bay Times' all-Hillsborough County girls basketball

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    Player of the Year

    PG Chelsie Hall, Sr., Seffner Christian

    Coach of the Year

    Karim Nohra, Carrollwood Day

    First team

    G C.C. Mays, Fr., Carrollwood Day

    G Kaliah Henderson, So., Robinson

    F Payton Paro, Sr., Plant

    F Amaka Eziakonwa, Sr., King

    C/F …

    Seffner Christian's Chelsie Hall (Charlie Kaijo, Times)
  8. Tampa Bay Times' all-Pinellas County girls basketball

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    Player of the Year

    G Julia Ingram, Sr., Palm Harbor University

    Coach of the Year

    Necole Tunsil, Lakewood

    First team

    G November Morton, Jr., Countryside

    G Zariya Daniels, Sr., Lakewood

    G/F Toi Smith, Jr., Lakewood

    F Carrie Lee, Jr., Clearwater

    C …

    Palm Harbor University senior Julia Ingram (Scott Purks, Special to the Times)
  9. Tampa Bay Times' all-North Suncoast girls basketball

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    Player of the Year

    PG Lyndsey McWhorter, Jr., Anclote

    Coach of the Year

    Reesa Hendrix Pledge, Sunlake

    First team

    G/F Stephanie Brower, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch

    G Reagan Huden, Jr., Springstead

    F Aleyah Proper, Sr., Mitchell

    F Taylor Miller, Sr., Weeki …

    Anclote's Lyndsey McWhorter (Brendan Fitterer, Times)
  10. Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay girls basketball teams

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    Hillsborough Player of the Year

    PG Chelsie Hall, Sr., Seffner Christian

    Hall was the undisputed leader on a team full of scorers. When the Crusaders needed a basket, it was usually Hall who came through. She led them to a 29-2 record that included a 25-game win streak. There were nights when Hall made …

    Seffner Christian guard Chelsie Hall (Loren Elliott, Times)