Karl Towns named Gatorade High School Male Athlete of the Year

07/16/2014 03:59 PM

Even though he’s now enrolled at Kentucky, freshman Karl Towns was honored for his high school accolades with the Gatorade High School Male Athlete of the Year award.

As a senior at St. Joseph’s in New Jersey, the 7-footer averaged nearly 21 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks, all while maintaining a high GPA.

Many in Big Blue Nation know Towns to be a very well-spoken young man, and his acceptance speech didn’t disappoint.

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