Signing Day: Area basketball signees

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Joliet West’s Trevian Bell pushes the ball down court in the first day of practice. Worsom Robinson/ For the Sun-Times.

Local players expected to sign on Wednesday.

Nana Akenton, Bolingbrook: Nebraska

Jamell Alausa, U-High: Yale

Trevian Bell, Joliet West: Wisconsin-Green Bay

Tai Bibbs, West Chicago: Drake

TJ Clifford, Downers Grove South: Western Michigan

Evan Gilyard, Simeon: UTEP

Demarius Jacobs, Uplift: Southern Illinois

Elijah Joiner, Curie: Tulsa

Teyvion Kirk, Joliet West: Drake

Cameron Krutwig, Jacobs: Loyola

Christian Negron, Larkin: Loyola

Marvin Nesbitt, Jr., Butler: Missouri-Kansas City

Carson Newsome, Waukegan: Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Connor Niego, Lyons: Holy Cross

PJ Pipes, Lemont: Wisconsin-Green Bay

Dwayne Rose, Crete-Monee: Toledo

Justin Smith, Stevenson: Indiana

Jimmy Sotos, Conant: Bucknell

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