The national recruiting sites don't respect the local class of 2009. Dave Telep of Scout.com didn't rank a single Illinois player in his top 50 (released today). He's probably right. I fully expect Young's Marcus Jordan to eventually crack the national top 50, but no one in the class has proven they belong in the elite just yet, which is rare for the Chicago area...
A little bit of news popped up over the weekend...
Former Marshall guard Patrick Beverley was named to the USA Under-19 team for the World Championships.
Illinois Prep Bulls-Eye is reporting that Loyola has offered Hales Franciscan senior Josh Crittle.
Daniel Poneman has the scoop on another possible transfer (Jordan Walker to Hales, not official yet)
And Joe Henrickson checks in on East Aurora phenom Ryan Boatright (finally, someone has actually seen him play)