2020 - 2021 INDIANA
BOYS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CALEB
FURST
FORWARD
BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
21.4
POINTS PER GAME
14.1
REBOUNDS PER GAME
3
ASSISTS PER GAME
2.200
BLOCKS PER GAME
“A coachable and hard-nosed player, Caleb has transformed his frame to punish opponents inside. He runs hard to get easy baskets and shows quickness and mobility with bounce to change or block a shot. He influences the game in the paint and at the rim.”
Paul Biancardi
ESPN National Recruiting Director

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-10, 225-pound senior forward led the Braves to a 28-3 record and the Class 2A state championship. Furst averaged 21.4 points, 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.2 blocks per game, and he recorded 19 points, seven boards and six blocks in Blackhawk’s 55-40 win over Parke Heritage High in the state final. Named Indiana’s Mr. Basketball, Furst is ranked as the nation’s No. 74 recruit in the Class of 2021 by ESPN.com. A four-time First Team All-State selection, he concluded his prep basketball career with 2,067 points and 1,254 rebounds.

Academic Achievement


Furst has maintained a 3.99 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball on scholarship at Purdue University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Furst has volunteered locally as a youth basketball coach, and he has donated his time to multiple community service initiatives through his church.