Archive for April, 2008

Kinney Picks Up Fifth Offer

April 21, 2008

6’1″ Champaign Centennial guard James Kinney has picked up his fifth offer as Murray State extended a scholarship Monday.

The class of 2009 prospect had a great showing as his team, Illinois Elite, went 3-1 at the Real Deal on the Hill tournament in Arkansas this past weekend.

Kinney already boasts scholarship offers from North Dakota State, Southern Illinois, George Mason, and SIU-Edwardsville.  He is sure to garner more in the coming months.

More Off the Court Extras

April 18, 2008

6’8″ Eureka forward Jordan Prosser has picked up an offer from Baylor University.

6’1″ Josh Anderson of Chicago Simeon has signed with Grambling State University.

5’5″ Keith Smith of St. Ignatious has signed with Northern Illinois University.  NIU has also offered a scholarship to 6’5″ Neuqua Valley sophomore Dwayne Evans.

Former Chicago Orr star, David Johnson, has signed with Utah Valley State.

Look for Simeon senior point guard Lazeric Jones to sign with Arkansas Little Rock, Eastern Kentucky, or IPFW this week.

6’2″ Zach Boyd of Warrensburg-Latham is still on the market!  He’s a Division I caliber sleeper!

Off the Court Extras

April 16, 2008

Former Springfield Calvary guard, Jaron Davis, has verbally committed to Northeastern C.C. in Colorado, a top ten junior college powerhouse.

Phillip Jackson, a 6’8″ sophomore from Providence-St. Mel, has picked up a scholaship offer from Northern Illinois.

Jeremy Granger, a 6’1″ senior from Elgin, has signed a letter of intent with Eastern Illinois.

5’11” Stefon Carson and 6’5″ Donald Stewart were on a visit at Vincennes C.C. this past weekend.  Joining them was 6’9″ DeAntre Jefferson, a junior college player at South Georgia Tech C.C. who originally hailed from Bloomington, Illinois.