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Standout Prospects From the NY2LA Swish N Dish

There was a stacked field for the NY2LA Swish N Dish. I caught games via livestream and saw a lot of talent. Here are the Illinois standouts from this weekend. ***For the teams that did not supply rosters, I have only included players that I could identify from the livestreams. 17U Pool All-In 17U Jio…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: North Suburban League

The 2022 North Suburban League featured a number of teams that were considered in the top 25 of the state. There is a lot of talent leaving in the 2021 class, but there are some younger stars who will be back next year. I know it has been said many times, but Mundelein was a…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: Mid-Suburban League

The Mid-Surburban League had the best collection of prospects outside of the city, with a number of high-major talents and D2 players. McDonald’s All-American and Michigan State commit Max Christie finished off his historic career at Rolling Meadows by winning MSL East Player of the Year, surpassing the all-time scoring record, and leading the Mustangs…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: Fox Valley Conference

The Fox Valley conference lost a large number of college players in the 2020 class, leaving a lot of teams with new-look rotations this year. As a result, there are plenty of under-the-radar small college prospects who showed their skill this season. Burlington Central went undefeated in conference play in large part because of the…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: ESCC

The ESCC was very competitive this year, with a number of balanced teams knocking off eachother. The conference has a number of Division-1 talents and plenty of future D3 stars. NDCP had the best trio of seniors in the state. Louis Lesmond (Harvard) was the conference player of the year and the most skilled player…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: DuPage Valley Conference

The DuPage Valley conference is small, but had a dense talent pool this season. The 2021 class was terrific and created some instant classics.   Ben Schwieger (Loyola) was the headliner at Waubonsie Valley, providing regular poster dunks, smooth passes, and efficient outside shooting. His defense set the tone this season, taking on tough defensive…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: DuKane Conference

The DuKane conference has some historically good programs that have produced solid players. Batavia has a strong junior class led by versatile 6-foot-6 combo forward Ethan Ivan. He’s a dangerous inside-out player that can put it on the floor or space the floor with his jump shot. He is bigger and quicker this season, on…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: Chicago Catholic League

The Chicago Catholic League remains one of the top conferences in the state. Today we are looking at some of the prospects throughout the deep league. Kentucky commit Bryce Hopkins has been on another level since being snubbed from the McDonald’s All-American list. The 6-foot-7 wing is one of the state’s toughest covers, especially when…

Conference Prospect Spotlight: Central Suburban League

With conference tournaments underway in this last week of the high school season, I am looking at some conferences in Illinois with a number of players who show promise for the next level. We are highlighting the CSL today. Evanston sits atop of the conference standings so far, with a deep group of players who…

Prospect Storylines Through the First Few Weeks of the HS Season

I think we can all agree that it’s great to have high school basketball back. Today I am looking at some of the impressive prospects, teams, and storylines through the first couple of weeks of the season. Ethan Roberts Has Leveled Up 2021 combo guard Ethan Roberts has been on a tear to start the…

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