Former Illini star Kenny Battle sat next to Reggie and Derrick Rose at the Orange & Blue Scrimmage on Friday...
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Will it be Memphis, Illinois or Indiana?
Curie coach Mike Oliver's annual shootout will be held at Collins on Dec. 2...
According to his brother Reggie, Derrick will visit Illinois Friday for the Orange and Blue game, a scrimmage of the Illinois basketball team.
Our look at the upcoming season continues. Today we take a look at the area's top wing players.
Former Westinghouse and Proviso West coach Chris Head, who led the Warriors to the Class AA state title in 2002, has been named head coach at Brooks.
Hope guard Latear Eason made an oral commitment to LSU Sunday night during an official visit.
Here's an e-mail from a big Razorback fan who just got his first look at former Marshall star guard Patrick Beverrley, who is a freshman at the SEC school. Beverley, with 25 points, was the leading scorer in the Red-White scrimmage in Arkansas on Friday.
The basketball season begins one month from today. Here is a look at the area's best two guards.
Von Steuben coach Vince Carter has released the matchups for the annual shootout at North Park
Wheeling senior forward Taylor Lawless will miss the upcoming season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee in June.
Indianapolis North Central basketball coach Doug Mitchell has nothing but positive things to say about the Illinois coaching staff...
The 2006-07 basketball season is right around the corner. Starting today and running through next week, High School Confidential will break down the top players, position by position.
Oak Hill, the top-ranked basketball team in the nation, is coming to Chicago in January.
Hillcrest coach Tom Cappel annually organizes one of the top events of the season — the matchups are set for December 16.
Three weeks and one day until signing day.
Derrick Rose was in Memphis for Midnight Madness and now the 6-3 Simeon All-American is looking at his options.
The top prospect in the class of 2008 will be able to play his senior season.
There's a new vacancy in the Duke backcourt and Scheyer may be the only man for the job.
According to Illinois Wolves AAU coach Mike Mullins, Riverside-Brookfield's Chris Parrish has given an oral commitment to Southern Illinois.
The Chicago Public League football playoffs begin this week and with a twist.
Since only the top four teams in the Illini Conferences make the playoffs for the Prep Bowl, a Week 9 game was added for all of the schools.
The big winner is Vocational, which is 4-4 but based on its playoff points figures to earn a berth in the state playoffs if it can beat Taft this week.
Only teams from the four Illini Conferences are eligible for the state tournamet field that will be announced on Saturday night.
A few more recruiting updates...
Eric Gordon and Derrick Rose played together this summer, then last month they visited Indiana together. Now that Gordon has given Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson an oral commitment, will Rose follow?
Taylor Bell talks to Bob Gibbons about the Gordon decision.
Recruiting analyst Roy Schmidt of the Illinois Prep Bulls-Eye Report sounds off on the Eric Gordon decision:
Gordon officially changed his mind on Thursday night.
With the news that Eric Gordon will attend Midnight Madness at Indiana, the Illini faithful could use some...
Movin' Up could be a theme for next week's state playoff pairings
The latest recruting updates...
Rocky Hill is out at Julian and in at Crete-Monee...
I do football rankings every week, and like almost everyone else, this has been the most difficult fall in memory. I have probably set a record for having the most schools in and out of the Super 25.
The first indications of where Simeon stands...
A blogger with ties to the Indiana basketball program claims to have news...
There are always high profile transfers during the summer. Here's a look at the two that could have the biggest impact this season.
Everyone is raving about Simeon junior Keyon Smith, but is he ready to join Derrick Rose in the backcout of the defending state champs?
The "culture" of summer basketball is under attack from the NBA, the NCAA and the shoe companies — the monsters that started all the problems.