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Former Simeon stars Talen Horton-Tucker, Zach Norvell reunite at NBA combine

Despite news that Talen Horton-Tucker pleaded guilty to a charge of misdemeanor theft, the former Simeon star said he won’t back out of the draft.

Antonio Reeves commits to Illinois State

The Simeon senior gave an oral commitment to Dan Muller on Friday.

Will Morgan Park be next season’s superpower?

Nick Irvin thinks it could be his best team ever

Recruiting notebook: Leshon Williams picks Iowa, AJ Henning visits Michigan

The area’s elite prospects are loading up on offers and a new name has emerged in the Public League.

Conference review: Upstate Eight, West Suburban Gold and Silver

Our recaps of the 2018-19 high school basketball season continue with the Upstate Eight and West Suburban Gold and Silver conferences.

Nazareth QB JJ McCarthy commits to Michigan

Nazareth's five-star quarterback JJ McCarthy gave an oral commitment to Michigan on Saturday. McCarthy was on a visit in Ann Arbor.

Refusing to stay in its Lane: Indians thrive in super conference

What happened at Lane was unique. The Indians may be the only team in the entire Red without a single transfer.

Gary DeCesare out at St. Rita

Gary DeCesare is out after ten years at St. Rita. DeCesare declined to comment but Roshawn Russell, St. Rita's athletic director, has confirmed the news.

Conference Review: Southland, Southwest Prairie, Southwest Suburban

Recap of the Southland Conference, Southwest Prairie Conference and the Southwest Suburban Blue and Southwest Suburban Red.

Would they still be the state’s best prospects today?

A look back at the top-ranked player in each class the past 20 years. Would they still be considered No. 1? Have others surpassed them post-high school?

Conference review: Red-South/Central, Red-North/West and South Suburban

A recap of the season for each of the top conferences in the area.

Conference Review: Mid-Suburban League and North Suburban

This series will provide a recap for each of the top conferences in the area, continuing with the Mid-Suburban League and North Suburban Conference.

The highs and lows the Class of 2016 has produced

Here is a look at how the City/Suburban Hoops Report’s top dozen prospects in the class have fared at the collegiate level.

Michael O’Brien’s notebook: Justin Time coming to Kenwood

Justin Bowen, an assistant at Young the past four years, is not your typical high school coach.

Conference season review: DuKane, DuPage, ESCC and the Fox Valley

This series will provide a recap of the season for each of the top conferences in the area, continuing here with the DuKane, DuPage, ESCC and Fox Valley.

Conference season review: Catholic League and Central Suburban League

This series will provide a season recap for each of the top conferences in the area, starting with a Catholic League and Central Suburban League review.

Former Morgan Park star Charlie Moore transferring to DePaul: report

Moore, a former Morgan Park star and four-star recruit, will transfer to DePaul after a year at Kansas.

Looking for one year in the bigs

William & Mary graduate transfer Justin Pierce, a Glenbard West grad, hopes to duplicate Matt Mooney's success.

Christopher Mallette leaves Whitney Young for Hope Academy

Christopher Mallette, who took over the resurrected football program at Whitney Young last season, has resigned and will head to Hope Academy.

Big weekend for Illinois Wolves in Under Armour Association play

Here are some of the highlights from the weekend at Supreme Courts in Aurora.

Beth Long’s football recruiting notebook

Nazareth's JJ McCarthy had an excellent 2018, but 2019 is poised to perhaps be an even bigger year.

Eight players ready to open eyes, increase recruiting interest

Eight players to keep an eye on this offseason as college coaches and talent evaluators ramp up their interest.

Marquise Walker’s story: Surviving an abusive, overbearing sports father

Marquise Walker spent 17 years under his father’s thumb. Chikosi Walker was obsessed with turning "the best kindergarten prospect" into an NBA player.

NY2LA notes, highlights and the talent-laden Mac Irvin Fire 17U team

The spring and summer club circuit has just begun with the first major event of the grassroots basketball season tipping off this past weekend.

Oak Lawn, Oak Forest and others ready to rise to new heights in 2019-2020

Here are five teams with some unrealized potential going forward.

As recruiting heats up, Leshon Williams ready to take the reins at Richards

Leshon Williams is coming off a 2,200-yard junior campaign. He touts offers from most of the MAC and burgeoning interest from some Big Ten schools.

Updating the recruitments for top uncommitted senior prospects

Updates on the four best unsigned and uncommitted players in the Class of 2019.

Shoe and tell: Marist’s Jadon Thompson prepping for final year

Marist receiver Jadon Thompson naturally attracts a lot of attention. He has an entourage of power-conference college coaches scrambling for his services.

State slam-dunk champ — once a star on MTV show — charged in Sound Bar murder

Armond Williams starred at Austin High School and UIC, as well as overseas. He's now charged with shooting a security guard at a River North bar.

Dandy dozen: Early look at top teams for next season

Here are a dozen teams (listed alphabetically) who will surely be heard from next season.

City/Suburban Hoops Report 2018-19 All-State Team

City/Suburban Hoops Report Player of the Year: Belleville West’s EJ Liddell

There are few players in the history of Illinois high school basketball who have accomplished all that Belleville West’s E.J. Liddell has in his career.