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Class of 2021
6-5    SF
Zion-Benton H.S.
Zion, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 46
JAN 28
11:15
AM EST
2021 F AMAR AUGILLARD IS ON A TORRID PACE AND TRENDING UP QUICKLY
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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As the 2020 class slowly fades into the sunset focus wise a number of talented 2021 prospects continue to heat up and are hungry to take their place at the table.  Once such talent who’s starting to make a lot of noise as expect this se  ... more

Class of 2022
6-5    G/F
Yorkville Christian
Yorkville, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 23
11:00
AM EST
2022 SG JADEN SCHUTT TALKS RECRUITMENT
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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While there are many tremendous shooters across Illinois, there is one sophomore in the state making a claim as one of the best in recent memory, Jaden Schutt. Earlier this season Schutt set the Illinois record for three-pointers with an astonishi  ... more

Class of 2021
6-6    G/F
Fenwick H.S.
Oak Park, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 54
JAN 22
08:51
AM EST
HOPKINS POWERS FENWICH
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2021 F Bryce Hopkins scored 21 points grabbed 10 rebounds and kicked out 5 assists to pace Hopkins (WI) to a 60-49 win Tuesday.

Class of 2020
6-5    F
Curie Metropolitan H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 22
08:49
AM EST
HINTON PACES CURIE
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2020 F Ramean Hinston scored 13 points to help Curie (IL) to a 61-53 win Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-2    G
Simeon
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 22
08:49
AM EST
BYNUM PACES SIMEON
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2021 G Ahamad Bynum scored 22 points to pace Simeon (IL) to a 63-36 win Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SF
Zion-Benton H.S.
Zion, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 46
JAN 22
08:47
AM EST
AUGILLARD DROPS 23 & 9 IN WIN
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 F Amar Augillard scored 23 points and grabbed 9 rebounds to pace Zion-Benton (IL) past Evanston (IL) Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-6    G/F
Fenwick H.S.
Oak Park, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 54
JAN 21
10:30
AM EST
2021 F BRYCE HOPKINS TALKS 41 POINT PERFORMANCE
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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It may have only been 20° outside, but Bryce Hopkins got hot quick inside the Lawless Gym. He pumped in 41 Pts in a remarkably dominant victory over perennial state power Simeon. Hopkins talked to us about his historic performance in Oak Park   ... more

JAN 20
11:00
AM EST
2020 G JAMERE HILL TALKS TOLEDO COMMITMENT
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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Just more than a week after receiving his first scholarship offer, Jamere Hill did not want to wait any longer. On Saturday, the 6’3” senior guard of Joliet West High School (IL) announced his commitment to University of Toledo and hea  ... more

Class of 2021
6-6    G/F
Fenwick H.S.
Oak Park, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 54
JAN 20
10:00
AM EST
2020 CITY SUBURBAN SHOOTOUT - SIMEON/FENWICK PROSPECT PREVIEW
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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The 2020 City Suburban Shootout is loaded with prospects from top to bottom.  Here’s a quick look at who to watch in the Simeon Fenwick matchup later today… 

SIMEON  JEREMIAH WIL  ... more

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Notre Dame Prep
Evanston, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 49
JAN 20
09:45
AM EST
2020 CITY SUBURBAN SHOOTOUT - MORGAN PARK/NOTRE DAME PROSPECT PREVIEW
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Morgan Park and Notre Dame are set to lock up at the City Suburban Shootout later today.  Here’s a quick look at some of the top prospects set to be on the hardwood in this electric matchup… 

  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    PG
Morgan Park H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 33
JAN 20
09:30
AM EST
2020 CITY SUBURBAN SHOOTOUT PREVIEW
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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A couple of strong matchups highlight the City Suburban Shootout today and we’re here to break both of them down.  A laundry list of Division 1 prospects are set to hit the hardwood and here’s a quick preview of what to look for&h  ... more

JAN 16
04:00
PM EST
2020 G JAMERE HILL COLLECTS FIRST OFFER
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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Just a few days ago, Jamere Hill earned his first division one scholarship offer from University of Toledo and head coach Tod Kowalczyk. Hill is a 6’3” point guard at Joliet West High School (IL).  

When asked how it was   ... more

Class of 2021
6-10    G/F
Sussex Hamilton
Menomonee Falls, WI
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 1
JAN 14
12:00
PM EST
2020 HIGHLAND SHOOTOUT MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS
Leon Threat - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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This past weekend, I watched a full day of basketball featuring some of the most highly recruited basketball talent in the country. From start to finish, fans were able to witness a number of memorable moments. Each year, the Highland Optimist Sco  ... more

Class of 2020
6-2    PG
Marian Catholic
Matteson, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:43
AM EST
ULIS LEADS MARIAN CATHOLIC
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2020 G Ahron Ulis scored 24 points to lead Marian Catholic (IL) to a 74-64 win Friday.

Class of 2021
6-0    PG
Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:42
AM EST
HABIB PACES LINCOLN PARK
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2021 PG Ismail Habib scored 33 points and grabbed 4 steals to pace Lincoln Park (IL) to a 72-65 win Friday.

Class of 2020
6-5    SG
Riverside-Brookfield HS
Oak Lawn, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:40
AM EST
ZILINSKAS PACES RIVERSIDE-BROOKFIELD
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2020 SG Paul Zilinskas scored 26 points to pace Riverside-Brookfield (IL) to a 70-56 win Friday.

Class of 2020
6-2    SG
York
Elmhurst, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:39
AM EST
SHOCKEY DROPS 34 IN WIN
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2020 G Nate Shockey scored 34 pionts to help York (IL) to victory Friday.

Class of 2020
6-4    SF
Glenbrook South H.S.
Glenview, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 74
JAN 11
10:38
AM EST
MARTINELLI DROPS 21 IN WIN
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2020 G/F Dominic Martinelli scored 21 points to lead Glenbrook South (IL) to victory Friday.

Class of 2021
6-7    F
Deerfield
Deerfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:37
AM EST
MATTINGLY LIFTS DEERFIELD
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2021 F Walter Mattingly scored 19 opints to lift Deerfield (IL) to a 47-33 win Friday.

Class of 2020
6-2    PG
Lyons Township
Western Springs, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:36
AM EST
NIEGO HELPS LYONS TO VICTORY
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2020 G Grant Niego scored 22 points kicked out 4 assists grabbed 5 rebounds and collected 5 steals to help Lyons Township (IL) to a 52-44 win Friday.

Class of 2021
6-4    SF
Neuqua Valley
Plainfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:34
AM EST
DAVIS LIFTS NEUQUA VALLEY
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2021 SG Connor Davis scored 10 points grabbed 10 rebounds kicked out 4 assists and collected 4 steals to help Nequa Valley (IL) to victory Friday.

Class of 2020
6-2    G
Bloom Township
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 11
10:32
AM EST
MADDOX LIFTS BLOOM
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 G Dante Maddox Jr. scored 16 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lift Bloom (IL0 to a 55-35 win Friday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Notre Dame Prep
Evanston, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 49
JAN 11
10:31
AM EST
LESMOND PACES NDP
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 G/F Louis Lesmond scored 16 points to pace Notre Dame Prep (IL) to a 59-42 win Friday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Rolling Meadows H.S.
Arlington Heights, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 27
JAN 11
10:29
AM EST
CHRISTIE DROPS TRIPLE DOUBLE
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2021 G Max Christie scored 21 points grabbed 12 rebounds and kicked out 10 assists on his way to a triple double to pace Rolling Meadows (IL) to a 66-53 win Friday.

Class of 2022
6-3    SG
Springfield Grant
Springfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 10
02:45
PM EST
HIDDEN GEMS - 2022 SG TYE BANKS
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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One of the more under the radar prospects to college coaches in Illinois is Tye Banks. Banks is a 6’3” sophomore shooting guard at Springfield Lanphier High School and plays with the Meanstreets program.  

While he has ye  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    PG
Morgan Park H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 33
JAN 09
09:31
PM EST
MILLER PACES MORGAN PARK
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 G Adam Miller had 30 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to pace Morgan Park (IL) to an 81-47 win Thursday.

Class of 2020
6-3    G
Simeon
Burbank, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 09
09:29
PM EST
WILLIAMS POWERS SIMEON
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 G Jeremiah Williams scored 24 points and had 11 rebounds to power Simeon (IL) to a 73-39 win Thursday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Nequa Valley
Plainfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 59
JAN 09
11:00
AM EST
2021 G/F JOHN POULAKIDAS TALKS 49 POINT PERFORMANCE
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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John Poulakidas had himself a historic 49 point game last night. This game wasn't just any game it was a matchup against state powerhouse Bolingbrook. The Raiders did everything they could but they couldn't slow the HM D1 prospect down. Po  ... more

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Nequa Valley
Plainfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 59
JAN 09
07:31
AM EST
POULAKIDAS DROPS 49 IN WIN
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 SG John Poulakidas scored a school record 49 points to pace Nequa Valley (IL) to a 92-89 win in double overtime Wednesday.

Class of 2022
6-8    F
Glenbard West H.S.
Glen Ellyn, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 09
07:30
AM EST
HUFF DROPS 22 IN WIN
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2022 F Braden Huff scored 22 points to help Glenbard West (IL) to a 72-63 win on double OT on Wednesday.

Class of 2021
6-0    PG
Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 09
07:29
AM EST
HABIB POWERS LINCOLN PARK
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 PG Ismail Habib scored 33 points grabbed 5 rebounds and collected 4 steals to power Lincoln Park (IL) to a 69-64 win on Wednesday.

Class of 2020
6-3    PG
Morgan Park H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 33
JAN 08
04:01
AM EST
MILLER AND WESTON POWER MORGAN PARK
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2020 G Adam Miller scored 26 points and had 5 rebounds while 2021 SF Brandon Weston added 20 points and 17 rebounds to power Morgan Park (IL) to a 90-69 victory Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Rolling Meadows H.S.
Arlington Heights, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 27
JAN 08
04:00
AM EST
CHRISTIE POSTS DOUBLE DOUBLE
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 G Max Christie scored 24 points had 11 rebounds kicked out 4 assists and collected 3 steals to help Rolling Meadows (IL) to a 63-53 win Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SF
Waubonsie Valley
Aurora, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 08
03:54
AM EST
SCHWIEGER LEADS WAUBONSIE VALLEY
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2021 SF Ben Schwieger scored 15 points to lead Waubonsie Valley (IL) to a 47-36 win on Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-5    G/F
Notre Dame Prep
Niles, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 08
03:53
AM EST
D'AMICO AND LESMOND LEAD NDP
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2021 G/F Troy D'Amico scored 18 points and grabbed 6 rebounds while fellow 2021 G/F Louis Lesmond added 16 points to lead Notre Dame Prep (IL) to a 58-45 win on Tuesday.




JAN 08
03:51
AM EST
OSMANI LEADS OAK LAWN
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2020 F Sami Osmani scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds to lead Oak Lawn (IL) to a 59-43 win Tuesday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Rolling Meadows H.S.
Arlington Heights, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 27
JAN 07
03:45
PM EST
FIVE 2021 MARKSMEN IN ILLINOIS
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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The Class of 2021 is powered by the perimeter in Illinois and today we glance at five of the top marksmen in the state that rip the nets with consistency… 

MAX CHRISTIE - 6’6 - PG - ROLLING  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    PG
Niles North
Skokie, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 06
06:45
PM EST
FIVE EXPLOSIVE 2020 ATHLETES IN ILLINOIS
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Everyone loves to go to a game and catch high flying dunks and athletic plays at the rim. We thought we would look at five of the most explosive athletes in the Class of 2020 in Illinois… 

Note – Not listed in alphabetical or  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    PG
Morgan Park H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 33
JAN 03
06:15
PM EST
FIVE 2020 MARKSMEN DELIVERING IN ILLINOIS
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Illinois has a number of talented prospects delivering during their senior years.  Here’s a quick look at five sharpshooters that continue to impress me each time out… 

ADAM MILLER - 6  ... more

Class of 2021
6-8    PF
Von Steuben
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 03
11:15
AM EST
Q & A WITH 2021 F/C OLA AJIBOYE
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Ola Ajiboye has become one of the most feared shot blockers in the City of Chicago. This hasn't gone without notice from college coaches as he already holds offers from Saint Louis, UIC and Chicago State. Ajiboye was nice enough to talk to us   ... more

Class of 2020
6-2    PG
Lyons Township
Western Springs, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 02
04:15
PM EST
2020 G GRANT NIEGO IS HEALTHY AND IN THE MIDST OF STELLAR SENIOR YEAR
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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After Niegos injury last year at an travel tournament many schools had began to write him off. However, Grant had other plans. This Gordon Hayward like injury was a devastating for Grant and the entire Niego family but the young Lyons Township gua  ... more

Class of 2021
5-7    G
N/A
Joliet, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 02
04:00
PM EST
Q & A WITH 2021 G JAIDEN LEE
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Hot off a nice tournament at Pontiac and an offer from SEMO. We catch up with 6’4 Joliet West G Jaiden Lee who is rising up D1 recruiting boards. Here is what he had to say…  

JO - What schools are currently involved in   ... more

Class of 2023
5-6    PG
Hufford
Joliet, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 02
03:45
PM EST
2023 PG JEREMY FEARS ALREADY MAKING AN IMPACT
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While just a freshman, Jeremy Fears Jr. is already performing at a high level on a big stage. Fears Jr. is a 5’11” point guard at Joliet West High School (IL). At the recent prestigious Pontiac Holiday Tournament, Fears shined and help  ... more

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