2015 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area team

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Evan Boudreaux 6-7, Sr. F, Lake Forest

Dartmouth recruit. Led Scouts to 28-2 season, regional championship and Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament title. Averaging 25 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks. Two-time Jack Tosh MVP, holds tournament records for career points and rebounds.

Micah Bradford 5-11, Jr. G, Bradley-Bourbonnais

Bradley-Bourbonnais, One of the state’s elite juniors. Led Boilermakers to 20-7 record. Averaged 22 points and six assists. Shot 55 percent from the field, 36 percent from 3-point range and 78% from the free-throw line. Very solid on the defensive end with 64 steals.

Jalen Brunson 6-2, Sr. G, Stevenson

Villanova recruit, 2015 Sun-Times Player of the Year, McDonald’s All-American, Jordan Brand All-American. Led Stevenson to a second place finish in Class 4A in 2013 and third place in 2014. Scored 56 points in the state semifinals against Young in 2014, a tournament record. Averaged 23 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists.

Cole Gentry 5-10, Sr. G, St. Charles East

South Dakota State recruit. Upstate Eight River conference MVP averaged 20 pts and 5 assists. Shot 55 percent from the field, 50 percent from 3-point range, 77 percent from the free-throw line. Earned MVP honors at the DeKalb Holiday Tournament, second winningest player in school history.

Roland Griffin 6-6, Sr. F, West Aurora

Illinois State recruit, three-year varsity player is one of the state’s most electrifying athletes. Led Blackhawks to 21-8 record and regional title. Averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals. Second Team All-Tournament selection at the Pontiac Holiday Tournament.

Rapolas Ivanauskas 6-9, Jr. F, Barrington

Led Broncos to first Mid-Suburban League title since 1979. Named MSL West MVP. Averaged 18 points, eight rebounds. Shot 52 percent from the field. Terrific shooter, rebounder and shot blocker. Named All-Tournament Team at Mundelein Thanksgiving Tournament and Jacobs Holiday Tournament. Has scholarship offers from Creighton, Iowa, Northwestern and Purdue.

Marcus LoVett Jr. 6-0, Sr. G, Morgan Park

First team All-City, led Morgan Park to 20-6 record and second place in the highly-competitive Red South. Averaged 25 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds and 4 steals. MVP at Carbondale Holiday Tournament. One of the best uncommitted seniors in the country.

Charles Matthews 6-5, Sr. G, St. Rita

Kentucky recruit, First Team All-City, Jordan Brand All-American. Averaged 22 points, six rebounds. Shooting 47% from the field. Four year starter on varsity, will finish as one of the top three scorers in school history. Led Mustangs to four conference championships.

Joe Mooney 6-3, Sr. G, Notre Dame

One of the state’s top shooters and best uncommitted seniors. Averaged 19 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists. Shot 46 percent from 3-point range and 85% from the free-throw line. 4 to 1 assist to turnover ratio. Led Dons to 26-5 season, perfect 9-0 record in East Suburban Catholic.

Charlie Moore 5-11, Jr. G, Morgan Park

Second Team All-City. Led Morgan Park to 20-6 record and second place in the highly-competitive Red South. Averaged 24 points, 6 assists, 5 steals and 4 rebounds. Helped Mustangs win Class 3A state title in 2013 and 2014. First Team All-Tournament at Carbondale Holiday Tournament.

Ed Morrow 6-7, Sr. F, Simeon

Nebraska recruit. First Team All-City. First Team All-Tournament at Pontiac Holiday Tournament. The state’s most dominant threat in the post, also runs the floor incredibly well. Averaged 16 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocks. Led Simeon to 27-3 record, undefeated title-winning season in highly-competitive Red South.

Nate Navigato 6-7, Sr. F, Geneva

Buffalo recruit. Has played every position for Vikings. Averaged 20 points, 6 rebounds. Led team to 28-3 record, school’s best since the 1960’s including a regional title and Upstate Eight River conference championship. Leading scorer in school history with more than 1,600 points.

Harrison Niego 6-2, Sr. G, Lyons

Uncommitted. A threat to score from anywhere on the floor. Averaged 20 points, four assists. Holds school record for assists and 3-pointers, fourth all-time in scoring. Shooting 88% from free-throw line. Led Lions to 23-6 record and first West Suburban Silver title since 2011.

Luwane Pipkins 5-10, Sr. G Bogan

UMass recruit. First Team All-City. Led Bengals to 25-6 record, regional title and first city championship in school history. Regarded as the best player in school history. Averaged 18 points. Second Team All-Tournament selection at Centralia Holiday Tournament.

Matt Rafferty 6-7, Sr. C Hinsdale Central

Furman recruit. All-time school leader in rebounds, blocks and steals. Averaging 20 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists. Shot 67 percent from the field, 50 percent from 3-point range and 77 percent from the free-throw line. Played with hand injury for the final month of the season, led Red Devils to 23-6 record.

Admiral Schofield 6-6, Sr. F Zion-Benton

Tennessee recruit. McDonald’s All-American nominee. A strong, elite athlete. One of the area’s most unstoppable scorers, a threat on the perimeter and in the paint. Averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks. Led Zee-Bees to 18-9 record.

Trevor Stumpe 6-5, Sr. G Plainfield North

Wofford recruit. Pontiac Holiday Tournament First team selection. Averaged 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals. Shot 89 percent from the free-throw line. One of the state’s top shooters. Led Tigers to 22-5 record and Southwes Prairie conference title.

Joseph Toye 6-7, Sr. F Young

Vanderbilt recruit. First Team All-City. Made great strides during his high school career, developed into one of the city’s high-flying attractions. Averaged 18 points, six rebounds. Returned from one year at La Lumiere and led the Dolphins to an 18-10 record and Red West conference title.

Alonzo Verge Jr. 6-1, So. G Willowbrook

This season’s breakout sensation. Scored more than 40 points multiple times. An exciting, dynamic player that immediately turned around the program. Averaged 23 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals. Led Warriors to a 21-8 record and first West Suburban Gold conference title since 1972.

Glynn Watson 6-0, Sr. G St. Joseph

Nebraska recruit. Has been one of the best point guards in the state for the past three seasons. Averaging 17 points, six assists, three steals. Teamed with Jordan Ash and Nick Rakocevic to lead Chargers to a 25-6 record and regional championship.

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