The 6-foot-4, 180-pound senior guard had led the Rams to a 20-8 record and the Class 5A quarterfinals at the time of his selection. Patterson averaged 23.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.3 steals through 28 games. He is an All-District and an All-Metro honoree.
Patterson has maintained a 3.37 GPA in the classroom. He will attend the Air Force Academy this fall, where he will play basketball.
Patterson has volunteered locally on behalf of a retirement center.