LISTEN: No Shot Clock, Episode 8

SHARE LISTEN: No Shot Clock, Episode 8

Michael O’Brien and Joe Henricksen discuss Chicago area high school basketball. We answer some listener questions to start the show (favorite venues, fixing 4 class basketball, Marty Hickman’s retirement) and then get into the constant Simeon/St. Rita debate. Midseason all-state teams are revealed as well as the midseason surprises and disappointments. Should the state tournament be held in Champaign or Peoria or Chicago? We delve into Joe’s survey of high school coaches. Previews of Lake Forest vs. Stevenson, Simeon vs. Morgan Park, Neuqua Valley vs. Rockford Auburn, St. Charles East vs. Larkin, St. Charles East vs. St. Charles North, Perspectives-MSA vs. Westinghouse.

Other teams discussed: East Aurora, West Aurora, Proviso East, Thornton, Hinsdale Central, Joliet, Lincoln-Way, Hales, Bogan, Plainfield East, St. Joseph, Lincoln, Warren, Bolingbrook, Young, Marshall.Have a question about high school hoops? Send it to and we will answer it on next week’s episode.

The podcast is on iTunes, so subscribe here.

The Latest
Beyond helping build bigger muscles, the weight-bearing exercise also strengthens bones and reduces bone loss, improves posture and supports cardiovascular health.
Robertson was a familiar presence in American living rooms because of his “700 Club” television show.
Antwon Harrison, 24, allegedly fired a weapon at officers from a vehicle fleeing the scene of a shooting in Englewood on Monday. The driver was also arrested.
Eight Republican-led states have pulled out of the nation’s bipartisan electronic system that checks voter registration records for accuracy. More states could choose to pull out. It’s a threat to the integrity of our elections.
Though the grandmother has a history of hogging attention at family events, the betrothed woman’s mom wants her involved with wedding activities.