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Here were SBLive’s 25 scorers in Idaho high school boys basketball in 2021-22

Some were knockdown 3-point shooters. Others collected points off the dribble. All of them knew how to put the ball in the basket

When Idaho high school boys basketball programs needed a bucket this season, these 25 players answered the call time and time again.

SBLive Idaho talked to coaches on identifying the most clutch scorers in Idaho. Names are broken down by classification, and listed in alphabetical order:


Blake Buchanan, Lake City basketball, class of 2023

At 6-foot-11, Lake City junior Blake Buchanan turned inside spin moves into easy dunks.

F Karson Barber, Rigby, sr.

Barber was a man’s man at 6-foot-4, 215 pounds. Once he got into the low post, it was a wrap. But he didn’t rely on others to feed him the ball. Barber regularly created his own shot, which included from the perimeter too. He particularly liked shooting it from beyond the arch.

C Blake Buchanan, Lake City, jr.

The 6-11 center was arguably already the most athletic player in the state. He used that to almost score at will inside, often capped by show-stopping dunks. But Buchanan added a perimeter game this season, shooting better than 36% from 3-point range. He holds five Division I offers, including Pepperdine.

G Liam Campbell, Owyhee, soph.

The 6-5 guard might be the best scorer on this list with his ability to score at a highly effective rate on all three levels. Even on the off chance of holding him in check, you’d look down at the box score and he still have 16 points. It all helped Owyhee make history in winning a state title in its first year of existence. He has several D1 offers, including USC.