Archive for January, 2008

Off the Court Extras

January 16, 2008

6’0″ SIU-Edwardsville signee Kevin Stineman scored 27 points in a surprise victory over Zion-Benton.

6’9″ Eric McCullough of Normal U-High received an offer from Niagara University after they visited a team practice this past week.

After a 29 point performance against Bloomington, Decatur Eisenhower guard Lewis Jackson was hospitalized and diagnosed with pleurisy. Jackson is no longer hospitalized and doing well.

6’8″ Jordan Prosser of Eureka had a 15-point, 11-rebound performance in a win against 6’6″ Codey Funk and El Paso-Gridley.

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Off the Court Extras

January 5, 2008

In addition to offers from Drake and Northern Iowa, former Thornwood star Trey Blue has received scholarship offers from Colorado State, Fordham, Marshall, Montana State, Old Dominion, Santa Clara, St. Louis, and UC Riverside.

Look for Rich South sophomore Crandall Head to give a verbal commitment to University of Illinois this Sunday as the Fighting Illini take on Penn State at Assembly Hall.

Champaign Centennial guard James Kinney has received a scholarship offer from Southern Illinois. This is the junior’s third offer to date.

Isiah Nunn had a great showing at the Pekin Holiday Tournament including a 5th place consolation performance against Geneseo and Tyler Storm. Nunn poured in 28 points shooting 7-7 from the field (3-3 from the 3) and 11-11 from the charity stripe (yes, 100%). He helped Moline edge Geneseo and also earned All-Tournament honors.

Junior Tom Norton has been on a tear offensively in recent weeks. During his last three contests he’s led Bloomington Central Catholic in scoring, averaging 22 points, including a 25 point performance against Olympia where he bombed four triples in the narrow victory.