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ADRIAN GRAVES - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Adrian Graves
SCHOOL: Hughes High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YR.: 2006
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: One of school's all-time leading scorers.
BIRTHDATE: 11-01-86
HEIGHT: 6'4"
RESIDENCE: Avondale
MOM: Jeanell
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: "NBA."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Senior shooting guard is a 3-year starter and was rated as one of the Top 10 seniors in Ohio. He has scored nearly 1,300 points in his great prep career and could finish as the Big Red's all-time leading scorer. He averaged 21 points a game during the regular season and was named 1st team all-Southwest Ohio district. As a junior last year, Adrian averaged 25 points - 8 rebounds a game, and was named 1st team all-conference, 1st team all-city, and honorable mention all-district. He has been named as an Adidas and Nike All-American and was a McDonalds All-American nominee. Big games this year include scoring 31 vs. Columbus Africentric, 27 vs. Green City (AL) and Colonel White, and 24 vs. Mt. Healthy. Active in community service, Adrian plays for the AAU Queen City Prophets during the summer and he will play next season at Xavier University. His favorite entertainer is Tupac, his favorite athletes are LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, and his most-like-to-meet is Kevin Garnett.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Success is less about the end destination and more about the manner in which you traveled. Adrian has overcome many obstacles on and off the court, never submitting to pitfalls or taking the easy way out." Greg Mills, Basketball Coach