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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, April 08, 2017 6:20 pm

McLaughlin named All-American


Homestead senior guard Karissa McLaughlin was named an All-American on Saturday by CBS MaxPreps. 

The Purdue recruit and Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year was on the fifth-team All-America list. Gary West's Dana Evans was named to the third team. 

McLaughlin averaged 25.8 points and 5.6 assists per game and led the Spartans to their first Class 4A state girls basketball state championship this past season. 

McLaughlin and Evans are the top two candidates for Indiana Miss Basketball award, which will be announced April 27.