Archive for February, 2008

Off the Court Extras

February 21, 2008

6’2″ Bloomington High School senior Tylon McAllister has verbally committed to Illinois Valley Community College.

6’3″ Bloomington Central Catholic guard Aaron Garriott scored 36 points in a 75-65 victory over Auburn.

6’11” Brian Carlwell is set to transfer from University of Illinois.

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Off the Court Extras

February 17, 2008

Expect former Thornwood star Trey Blue, now at Brewster Academy, to announce a commitment to Fordham University tomorrow.  He has officially narrowed it to Fordham, Old Dominion, and Santa Clara.

Eric McCullough has received an offer from Youngstown State.  He recently took an unofficial visit to IUPUI and was very intrigued by the campus, coaches, and programs.

Murray State and Northern Iowa have both shown interest in Springfield sophomore Isiah Hale.

Off the Court Extras

February 8, 2008

Nick Waddell of Chicago Englewood has verbally committed to Chicao State University.

Tony Nixon of Seton Academy has picked up an offer from Montana State University.

David Brown of Rockton Hononegah has just received scholarship offers from Northern Illinois, Wright State, and Eastern Illinois.

Lavonte Dority of Chicago Foreman has received a scholarship offer from Baylor University.

Kinney Receives SIUE Offer

February 7, 2008

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has offered 2009 guard James Kinney. This is Kinney’s fourth offer to date and his third since the beginning of the high school season.

Kinney is enjoying a superb junior campaign despite the lack of recognition he is receiving for it. As one of the top players in a competitive Big 12 Conference, Kinney is having his best season yet in this, his third year on varsity. Among his best performances on the season was his 23 point, 11 rebound and 6 assist effort in a victory over rival Champaign Central.

On the season Kinney is averaging 17 ponits, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists respectively. His play on the court has helped enhance his stock on the recruiting trail where coaches have taken notice. George Mason and Souther Illinois University-Carbondale already offered earlier in the season. More offers could be just around the corner as there are a number of schools who have an ongoing interest in Kinney.

Off the Court Extras

February 5, 2008

Jack Cooley of Glenbrook South has verbally committed to Notre Dame.

After a strong performance against Jordan Prosser and Eureka High School, including the game winning freethrows, Eric McCullough of Normal U-High picked up scholarship offers from IUPUI and Tennessee-Martin. In addition, Northwestern really visited one of his practices.

6’4″ Seton Academy junior Tony Nixon recently picked up an offer from Howard University.

6’8″ Richards junior Shaun Pratl picked up an offer from Indiana State.