Luther Burden

The talented sophomore had a big weekend in helping the Lions to the Class 3 state championship in Springfield.

The 6’2” Burden averaged 17 points as the Lions clobbered Blair Oaks and Charleston to win their eighth state championship. Burden scored a game-high 18 points in the Lions 88-32 victory over Charleston in the state championship game. In the semifinals, Burden had 16 points, five rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a 68-54 victory over Blair Oaks.

For the season, Burden averaged 11 points, four assists and two steals a game while shooting 54 percent from the field. A two-sport standout, Burden is also a major college prospect in football as a wide receiver.

You must be logged in to react.
Click any reaction to login.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.