The Chicago area’s top 50 high school basketball players

This season’s players to watch.

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St. Patrick’s Timaris Brown (30) shoots the ball Notre Dame’s Sonny Williams (12).

St. Patrick’s Timaris Brown (30) shoots the ball Notre Dame’s Sonny Williams (12).

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Darrin Ames, Kenwood, 6-0, Jr.

Timaris Brown, St. Patrick, 6-5, Sr.

Cameron Christie, Rolling Meadows, 6-4, Jr.

Ryan Cohen, Glenbrook North, 6-1, Jr.

Mekhi Cooper, Bolingbrook, 6-1, Jr.

Deandre Craig, Mount Carmel, 6-1, Jr.

Dalen Davis, Young, 6-0, Jr.

Jaylen Drane, Simeon, 6-3, Sr.

Will Grudzynski, Barrington, 6-6, Sr.

Davontae Hall, Hyde Park, 6-1, Sr.

Ahmad Henderson, Brother Rice, 5-10, Jr.

Nojus Indrusaitis, Lemont, 6-4, So.

Javon Johnson, Proviso East, 6-3, Sr.

Tavari Johnson, Lyons, 6-0, Sr.

Jeremiah Jones, Marian Catholic, 6-2, Sr.

Sam Lewis, Oak Park, 6-5, Jr.

Lane McVicar, DeKalb, 6-5, Sr.

Bryce Moore, Carmel, 6-4, Sr.

Cooper Noard, Glenbrook South, 6-2, Sr.

Yosef Oliff, Niles North, 6-2, Sr.

Trey Pettigrew, Kenwood, 6-4, Sr.

Cade Pierce, Glenbard West, 6-5, Sr.

AJ Redd, St. Ignatius, 6-4, Sr.

Patrick Robinson, Oswego East, 6-4, Sr.

Owen Schneider, Prospect, 5-10, Sr.

Jaden Schutt, Yorkville, 6-4, Sr.

Kaiden Space, St. Rita, 5-10, Jr.

Asa Thomas, Lake Forest, 6-6, Jr.

Ben VanderWal, Timothy Christian, 6-7, Sr.

Damari Wheeler-Thomas, Larkin, 6-0, Sr.


Xavier Amos, Young, 6-8, Sr.

Richard Barron, St. Ignatius, 6-5, Jr.

AJ Casey, Young, 6-8 Sr.

Emondrek Ford, Bloom, 6-8, Sr.

Kolby Gilles, St. Ignatius, 6-5, Sr.

Braden Huff, Glenbard West, 6-11, Sr.

Daniel Johnson, Young, 6-6, Jr.

Morez Johnson, St. Rita, 6-9, So.

Davius Loury, Kenwood, 6-7, Jr.

Ethan Marlowe, St. Charles North, 6-8, Sr.

Nick Martinelli, Glenbrook South, 6-8, Sr.

Christian Meeks, Homewood-Flossmoor, 6-6, Sr.

Justin Mullins, Oak Park, 6-5, Sr.

Ty Rodgers, Thornton, 6-7, Sr.


Dylan Arnett, DePaul Prep, 6-9, Sr.

Robbie Avila, Oak Forest, 6-9, Sr.

James Brown, St. Rita, 6-10, So.

Owen Freeman, Bradley-Bourbonnais, 6-9, Jr.

Conrad Luczynski, Bartlett, 7-1, Sr.

Jackson Munro, New Trier, 6-8, Sr.

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