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2000 Tri-County Male Athlete of the Year


This University of Indiana senior out of Peoria High School led the Hoosiers to an NCAA appearance. Their leading season scorer with a 19.7 pga, and 4th leading career scorer, A. J. Guyton was heavily honored along the way.

Guyton gained All-American, All-Big Ten and Big Ten Conference co-Player of the Year for his stellar season. Then the real fun began.

"AJ" was a 2nd round NBA draft pick by the Chicago bulls. He made the squad and is currently traveling with the team, working himself back into playing shape after six weeks on the injured reserve list. [written 2001]