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Arguably the top pure point guard in the country, Stevenson (IL) lead guard Jalen Brunson, announced his commitment to Villanova over Illinois on Wednesday, bringing a tremendously talented backcourt prospect to a program that has successfully developed many such players in recent years. The son of former Temple standout Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson absolutely blew up ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 11, 2014, 3:52 am
49. Charles MATTHEWS Height: 6’-6” 1/2 Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-8” 1/2 High School (State): St. Rita (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Meanstreets (Nike) Commitment: Kentucky Wildcats Breakdown: In late February, Matthews picked Kentucky over a list of finalists which included Illinois, Kansas, Michigan State and Marquette. A one-time top-10 recruit in the 2015 class, Matthews ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 5, 2014, 11:54 pm
50. Doral MOORE Height: 7’-0” Weight: 240 Position: C Wingspan: 7’-0” 1/2 High School (State): Montverde Academy (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): Atlanta Xpress (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of many talented big men in the 2015 class, which almost has an embarrassment of riches in terms of post prospects, Moore is distinguished from his peers by being ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 4, 2014, 4:15 am
Over the course of the past year, Jayson Tatum of Chaminade (MO) has established himself as a legitimate contender for the No. 1 player slot in the 2016 class nationally. As such, he’s the type of prospect that has his pick of any college basketball program. Tatum trimmed his list to ten schools over the weekend, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:48 pm
6′-9″ power forward Carlton Bragg of Villa Angela-St. Joseph (OH) is a top 15 prospect nationally in the incoming senior class. On Labor Day, Bragg trimmed his list of college basketball programs under consideration to UCLA, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky and Arizona. Perhaps the most surprising cut from Bragg’s consideration is his in-state program, Ohio State. Bragg ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:36 pm
56. D.J. WILLIAMS Height: 6’-7” Weight: 200 Position: SF Wingspan: 6’-9” High School (State): Simeon (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Commitment: Illinois Fighting Illini Breakdown: Prior to his junior season at one of the top high school basketball programs in Illinois at Simeon, Williams made a verbal commitment to attend an in-state school, Illinois. As a junior ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 30, 2014, 1:24 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Michael Finke6'-9"PFCentennial (IL)HSSigned
LeRon Black6'-7"PFWhite Station (TN)HSSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
DJ Williams6'-7"SFSimeon (IL)HSVerbal
Aaron Jordan6'-4"SGPlainfield East (IL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Position
Height
School (State)
Type
Status
Malcolm Hill6'-5"SGBelleville East (IL)HSSigned
Maverick Morgan6'-10"CSpringboro (OH)HSSigned
Kendrick Nunn6'-3"SGSimeon (IL)HSSigned
Jaylon Tate6'-1"PGSimeon (IL)HSSigned
Austin Colbert6'-9"PFGill St. Bernard (NJ)HSSigned

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Tracy Abrams 6′-1″ PG Mount Carmel (IL) HS Signed
Nnanna Egwu 6′-10″ C St. Ignatius (IL) HS Signed
Mycheal Henry 6′-6″ SF Orr (IL) HS Signed
Mike Shaw 6′-8″ PF De La Salle (IL) HS Signed
Devin Langford 6′-7″ SF Lee (AL) HS Signed
Ibrahima Djimde 6′-9″ PF Huntington Prep (WV) HS Signed

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