Krass named to Dandy Dozen for Basketball

BILOXI, Miss.- St. Patrick senior Nick Krass has been named one of the top basketball players in Mississippi. Krass has been named to the Clarion Ledger boys basketball Dandy Dozen.

“Nick is a great basketball player and one of the hardest working players I have ever coached,” Head coach Keith Robinson said. “The best thing about Nick is that he is a great team player. He goes above and beyond the call of duty to help the team and his teammates.”

The Dandy Dozen are the top 12 basketball players in the state, selected by Clarion Ledger sports staff along with input of various coaches and basketball minds throughout the state. Krass is only one of two from the coast selected to the Dandy Dozen.

“Nick being chosen as a Dandy Dozen illustrates the hard work and dedication he has shown in becoming the student-athlete he is today,” Athletic Director Trey Bailey said. “We are all very proud of Nick and his accomplishments, and look forward to continuing to watch him grow, both as a basketball player and follower of Christ.”

Krass averaged 18 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and three assists as a junior. He led the Fighting Irish to a 24-5 record last season. Nick has multiple Division I offers to play basketball.


St. Patrick Catholic High School is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Biloxi, Mississippi and named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 2019. Established in 2007, St. Patrick is the premier secondary educational institution in South Mississippi and strives each day to Educate Scholars, Train Disciples, and Support Champions. St. Patrick is proud to report a 100% college matriculation rate, ACT and SAT scores that far exceed the state and national averages, and rich history of Catholic education founded in the traditional roots of our legacy schools of St. John High School, Mercy Cross High School, Notre Dame High School, and Sacred Heart Academy.