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Class of 2021
6-2    G
Simeon
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
FEB 03
11:15
AM EST
SIMEON HAZELWOOD CENTRAL RECAP
Leon Threat - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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The Chicago Simeon Wolverines arrived at the home of the St. Louis Vashon Wolverines to face off against Hazelwood Central in the Vashon Bragging Rights Shootout. The event pitted top St. Louis teams against top Chicago programs. 

The Haw  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    G
Simeon
Burbank, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
FEB 03
10:15
AM EST
2020 G/F JEREMIAH WILLIAMS STILL ON THE BOARD
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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While the majority of the top seniors across Illinois have already made their college commitment, one of the top seniors in the state is still available. Jeremiah Williams of Simeon Career Academy in Chicago has a long list of college scholarship   ... more

Class of 2020
6-4    PG
Whitney Young
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 31
FEB 01
09:28
AM EST
STEWARD SCORES 20 IN WIN
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 PG DJ Steward scored 20 points to help Whitney Young (IL) to victory in California Friday.

Class of 2021
6-7    F
Deerfield
Deerfield, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
FEB 01
09:24
AM EST
MATTINGLY LIFTS DEERFIELD
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 F Walter Mattingly scored 11 points to help Deerfield to a 49-46 win Friday.

Class of 2021
6-6    G/F
Fenwick H.S.
Oak Park, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 54
FEB 01
09:23
AM EST
HOPKINS LIFTS FENWICK
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 F Bryce Hopkins scored 36 points grabbed 8 rebounds and scored the game winning basket as time expired to help Fenwick (IL) to a 69-67 win Friday.

Class of 2020
6-8    SF
Hinsdale Central
Willowbrook, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
FEB 01
09:22
AM EST
ISAACSON POWERS HINSDALE CENTRAL
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 F Ryan Isaacson scored 31 points to power Hinsdale Central to a 59-57 win Friday.

Class of 2023
5-6    PG
Hufford
Joliet, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
FEB 01
09:20
AM EST
FEARS PACES JOLIET WEST
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2023 PG Jeremy Fears Jr. scored 19 points kicked out 8 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds to pace Joliet West (IL) to victory Friday.

Class of 2020
6-5    SF
Lake Park H.S.
Roselle, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 31
06:16
AM EST
MONTIEL TO BENEDICTINE
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 SF Trevor Montiel has committed to Benedictine University.

Class of 2022
6-5    SG
Buffalo Grove
Arlington Heights, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 31
06:15
AM EST
CRAFT DROPS 23 IN WIN
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2022 SG Kam Craft scored 23 points grabbed 8 rebounds and kicked out 5 assists to pace Buffalo Grove (IL) to a 75-44 win Thursday.

Class of 2021
6-5    SG
Rolling Meadows H.S.
Arlington Heights, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 27
JAN 31
06:14
AM EST
CHRISTIE DROPS 30 IN WIN
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2021 SG Max Christie scored 30 points to lead Rolling Meadows (IL) to a come from behind win Thursday.

Class of 2020
6-5    SF
Bloom
Romeoville, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 31
06:08
AM EST
SHUMATE ADDS TULSA OFFER
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 SF Christian Schumate of Bloom (IL) has added an offer from Tulsa.

Class of 2020
6-4    SF
Glenbrook South H.S.
Glenview, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 74
JAN 31
06:06
AM EST
MARTINELLI POWERS GLENBROOK SOUTH
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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2020 SF Dominic Martinelli scored 34 points grabbed 10 rebounds and kicked out 4 assists to pace Glenbrook South to a 67-53 win over Evanston on Thursday.




Class of 2020
6-5    G
Central A&M
Moweaqua, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 30
03:30
PM EST
2020 G CONNOR HEATON HAVING BIG SENIOR YEAR
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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One senior in Central Illinois who is currently having a highly impressive senior year is Connor Heaton of Central A&M High School. The 6’5” guard is averaging 22 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals per game so far to have   ... more

Class of 2021
6-6    G/F
Fenwick H.S.
Oak Park, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: 54
JAN 30
11:30
AM EST
Q & A WITH 2021 F BRYCE HOPKINS
Jonathan Okon - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM and NY2LAILLINOIS.COM
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Bryce Hopkins has been insanely good for the Friars this season, he has gone up against top talent time and again and is starting to earn a ton of respect nationally. Hopkins is a major mismatch for most players that want to guard him and not many  ... more

Class of 2020
6-3    G
Whitney Young H.S.
Chicago, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 29
06:45
PM EST
GEORGETOWN STRIKES WITH 2020 G TYLER BEARD
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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Just a few days after being offered by the Georgetown Hoyas and head coach Patrick Ewing, Tyler Beard was ready to make his college decision. On Tuesday, the 6’2” senior point guard of Whitney Young High School in Chicago made his comm  ... more

Class of 2021
5-10    PG
Rock Island
Rock Island, IL
NY2LASPORTS.COM Rank: --
JAN 29
06:45
PM EST
UPDATE WITH 2021 PG JORDAN RICE
Dan Gibbs - Contributing Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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With all of his skills, Rock Island junior Jordan Rice has been attracting the interest from college coaches around the Midwest. The 5’10” point guard greatly impressed with the Quad City Elite last summer and has continued it into the  ... more

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
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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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
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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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
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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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
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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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
Antonio Curro - National Recruiting Editor - NY2LASPORTS.COM
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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 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
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

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