The ballots for 2017 Mr. Basketball have been submitted, and the results are out.
There were 139 ballots cast, according to the Chicago Tribune’s article announcing that Edwardsville senior guard Mark Smith finished first. First-place votes are worth five points. Second-place votes are worth three points. Third-place votes are worth one.
Here are the full results.
251 points: Mark Smith, Edwardsville sr. (41 first, 13 second, 7 third) named on 61 ballots
175: Nojel Eastern, Evanston sr. (22-19-8) 49
136: Jordan Goodwin, Belleville Althoff sr. (11-24-9) 44
105: Jeremiah Tilmon, East St. Louis sr. (13-9-13) 35
85: Taylor Bruninga, Glasford Illini Bluffs sr. (10-9-8) 27