Archive for December, 2007

Off the Court Extras

December 17, 2007

6’8″ 255 lbs Springfield Lanphier senior Ryan Connolly had a monster game against Peoria Notre Dame as he racked in 37 points and 21 rebounds as they pulled in the victory.

5’10” Chicago Leo junior James Pointer scored 53 points against Providence earlier this past week.

6’2″ Whitney Young guard Chris Colvin has picked up an offer from Gonzaga.

Former Chicago Marshall star and current Mineral Area C.C. guard Jerwin Calloway has signed with Northern Illinois.

Off the Court Extras

December 11, 2007

Miami-OH has offered 6’9″ Glenbrook South junior Jack Cooley.

Pinckneyville senior Kyle Cassity is one of the more overlooked guards in the 2008 class. The 6’5″ senior already has offers from Arkansas State and UMKC.

Former Aurora West star Reggie Shipp has started every game at St. Ambrose as a true freshman. Throughout eleven games he has averaged 10.4 points and 3.4 rebounds. In addition, Lafayette Gray, who started at St. Joseph last season alongside Demetri McCamey, has started in ten games and averaged 5 points and 3.6 assists.

Lookout for Durrell Robinson of Danville Area Community College. He’s an ace recruiter who is on the rise as a coach in the college basketball world.

6’7″ Billy Rush has led South Suburban C.C. to a 9-0 record. The former Thornridge star has been offered scholarships by Kent State, South Florida, UC-Santa Barbara, Valparaiso, and Wisconsin.

Off the Court Extras

December 4, 2007

6’5″ Champaign Central guard Donald Stewart has been playing at a very high level this season.  The versatile senior is averaging over 20 points (leading scorer) for a strong Central squad who already has a victory of Benedictine who features North Carolina signee, Ed Davis.

6’3″ Southern Illinois-Edwardsville signee Aaron Garriott has had a tremendous start to his senior season.  Averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds per contest, he’s led a new Bloomington Central Catholic squad to a 4-1 record, including a win over Bloomington in their first game of the year.

6’10” Mike Dunigan of Chicago Farragut scored 19 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in their opening game against Chicago Washington which they won by 17.

Fenwick senior John Comfort has committed to Princeton University.  The 6’6″ wing is one of the more overlooked players throughout the state.