Basketball | Isaiah Ervin
Ervin turned in a strong performance in the Class 2A Gibault Regional tournament last week, averaging 13 points in 2 games.
The Marquette sophomore scored a team-high 16 points against Sparta in the semifinals on Feb. 21 and 10 against Gibault in the championship game. He also helped the Explorers win their second straight regional championship as Marquette beat host Gibault 54-48 in overtime in the finals.
Ervin has been one of the key players in the Explorers’ successful season this winter. He helped Marquette win a school-record 28 games and capture four tournament championships, including the Gibault Regional. He’s also averaging 10.5 points per game.
Earlier in the season, Ervin earned all-tournament honors at the Freeburg-Columbia Holiday Tournament after scoring a team-high 21 points against Columbia in the championship game on Dec. 29.