Cox gains state and national academic acclaim

Jared Cox

Cox gains state and national academic acclaim

For Canton’s seniors, the graduation ceremony held on May 10 was the culmination their high school careers as a Tiger. However, for Jared Cox, he’s not yet done being honored as for his incredible tenure in the classroom and on the court.

On May 9, the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association announced their 2020 Academic All-State honorees consisting of 45 high seniors being selected of 103 nominees that participated in basketball and made at least a 24 ACT score. However, of the 45, five were chosen to be on the Super 5 Team, with Cox being one.

The former-Canton guard joined Duncan’s Preston Weaks, Kingfisher’s Harrison Themer, Pauls Valley’s Luke Hamilton and Crossings’ Guy Wood as the five members of the First Team OBCA Academic All-State with each scoring a 34 of higher on their ACT.


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