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Ayo Dosunmu making strong case for McDonald’s All-American bid

Morgan Park's Ayo Dosunmu is a walking bucket this year. The five-star guard committed to the University of Illinois, staying in-state in hopes of helping rebuild the Illini's program. Dosunmu is in his senior year for the Mustangs and he's having a big season. While playing in the Tarkanian Classic out in Vegas, Dosunmu put on a show scoring 60 points breaking a tournament record for single-game points in ...

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Local High School players nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game

Chicago has a rich tradition of excellence in high school basketball. Ben Wilson, Kevin Garnett, Ronnie Fields, Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker, Jahlil Okafor and more have made their mark on the game in the area. Now it's time for the next generation to make their mark. While Chicago hasn't had a No. 1 overall recruit since Jahlil Okafor committed to Duke in 2013, the city and surrounding area has been full of ...

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Full McDonald’s All-American Games rosters revealed

The 2016 McDonald's All-American Games will be hosted in Chicago for the sixth-straight year as the full rosters were released. ESPNU hosted a release show revealing 48 total players between the boys and girls games that will take place in March. The state of Texas had five selections for the boys side, by far the most in the game as California and Florida finished second with three a piece. The school with ...

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Stevenson’s Jalen Brunson named to McDonald’s All-American Game

Another local basketball player will be playing in what has become a Chicago tradition in April. Lincolnshire Stevenson's Jalen Brunson has been named to the 2015 McDonald's All-American Game that is set to take place at the United Center April 1. Brunson is one of the best players in the 2015 class as the point guard will take his talents to Villanova next year. Duke and LSU led all schools with two player ...

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High school basketball: Jalen Brunson commits to Villanova

It's official. Jalen Brunson will play college basketball at Villanova next season. Brunson made his decision at a press conference hosted at Stevenson high school. Considered the top player in Illinois, Brunson is a big commit for Villanova. The team now has three recruits committed in the Class of 2015, including two four-star recruits to go along with the five-star  Brunson. Brunson was down to 'Nova and ...

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Rivals updates Class of 2015 Top 150

Rivals.com has updated their Class of 2015 Basketball Top 150 list today and a local has cracked the top 15. Lincolshire Stevenson's Jalen Brunson is considered to be the best player in Illinois and one of the best point guards in the country, so it's no surprise that he's ranked number 15 on the updated list. Brunson has narrowed his list down to eight schools: Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Michigan State, P ...

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Illinois cities expected to bid for IHSA Basketball State Finals

For years the Boys & Girls IHSA State Basketball Championships have been held in Peoria, but that could change come 2016. The Illinois High School Association announced last week that it will accept bids from Illinois cities to host both the boys and girls tournaments in 2016. The contract would last until 2020. Peoria is expected to bid again for the tournament as its hosted it since 1996 when it took ...

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Two Chicago teams selected for Spalding Hoophall Classic

High school basketball season is still six months away but we are starting to see a few marquee match-ups scheduled for the 2014-2015 season. A few of those will be part of the 2015 Spalding Hoophall Classic and will feature two prominant Chicagoland teams. The Hoophall Classic announced their 27 team field yesterday that is filled with fourteen of the nations top 25 prospects playing in the event. Locally, ...

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Jahlil Okafor named McDonald’s All American Player of the Year

  It's been quite the week for Whitney Young's Jahlil Okafor. The nation's number one recruit is fresh off an IHSA Class 4A State Championship and today was named the McDonald's Morgan Wootten Player of the Year. Just add this to the list of things Okafor has accomplished in his high school career. The 6-foot-11 center averaged 24.1 points and 11.3 rebounds during his senior season as he dominated play ...

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McDonald’s All American Game Rosters Announced

The official rosters for the McDonald's All American Game have been unveiled and to no ones surprise, Chicago is well represented again. Leading the nominations is the number one player in the country Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young),  who will play for the West Team. Okafor will go up against another top player from the city of Chicago in Cliff Alexnader (Curie) who will play on the East Team. Joining Okafor ...

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