Storm Lake’s Deng selected as Times Player of the Year

Storm Lake’s Yach Deng was the area’s

most complete and premier player.

He averaged 24.6 points, 5.0 rebounds,

3.2 assists and 3.0 steals a game this season.

BY JAMIE KNAPP

When Yach Deng decided to mature both as a person and as a basketball player, his career soared to new heights.

Earlier in his career, the Storm Lake guard didn’t always make the right decisions in life, but now that he’s put that behind him, Deng has developed into the player that Storm Lake coach Bob Grant always saw in him.

A big-time player who can score both inside and outside, a strong defender, and a vocal leader.

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