Edmond Memorial’s Shane Cowherd was recognized by USA Today on Wednesday as the Best Boys Basketball Coach in America.
Through three rounds of voting, Cowherd received more votes than any coach in the country to advance through the regional and final rounds. He received nearly three million votes in all.
USA Today came to Edmond Memorial on Wednesday to honor Cowherd and present a check of $2,000 to the school’s athletic department.
WAND, SUNDERLAND, WARIBOKO-ALALI IMPRESS AT CAMPS
During last weekend’s Rivals Camp Series in Dallas and Houston, three local juniors earned MVP honors.
Edmond Memorial running back Warren Wand was named the running back MVP in Houston, while Midwest City defensive back Will Sunderland and Casady offensive lineman Josh Wariboko-Alali earned MVP honors in Dallas at their respective positions.
Wand, a 5-foot-5 speedster, recently picked up his first offer from Southern Missississippi. He told Rivals.com he may visit the school during spring break.
Sunderland, a member of The Oklahoman’s All-State team, has offers from Arkansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.