In an era that is not supposed to be conducive to the existence of high school basketball cult heroes, Romeo Langford was exactly that in the state of Indiana (and the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area) for four years.
The rare modern prep superstar who spent all of his high school years at the same place, Langford racked up 3,002 points during his career at New Albany High School, the fourth most of any player in the history of the state of Indiana. As a senior, he averaged 35.5 points, 9.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and three steals per game on his way to solidifying his status as a top-five player in the recruiting class of 2018.
Those types of accolades will generate buzz anywhere in the country, but in an area of America where basketball is commonly referred to as a religion, the product is certain to be even more extreme.
Children went nuts after getting Langford’s New Albany Bulldogs basketball jersey for Christmas.