Golden Bears News · Nash named Indy Star Athlete of the Week

IndyStar is recognizing the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Indiana high school athletes of the week. Top Hoosier athletes are nominated by their athletic directors and coaches. For more information about our Indiana Sports Awards, contact Matthew VanTryon at or Matthew Glenesk at These athletes were chosen for the week ending Jan. 27.

Boys Basketball

Israel Nash, Monroe Central

Nash tied the school record for points in a game with 47 against Blue River on Jan. 26, as he lead his team to a 71-64 victory in double overtime. He hit a 3-pointer to send the game to a second OT and scored 18 combined points in both overtimes. He now sits second on Monroe Central’s all-time scoring list. The senior point guard averages nearly 27 points per game this season and has 1,017 career points.