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Ju-Ju is a New Orleans Hornet...

I got a bit sentimental watching Homewood-Flossmoor grad Julian Wright walking across the stage and shaking hands with NBA commissioner David Stern tonight.

I watched Julian's second high school game, his last high school game and a whole slew of them in between. He was always a class act and it's a pleasure to see him succeed.

Too bad Stuart Scott had to dredge up some ancient recruiting crap in his post-pick interview. Can you believe he's still getting asked about why he didn't choose Illinois?

Somewhere, Derrick Rose was watching and wondering if he will get the same question next year.

The Public League basketball landscape changed dramatically on Wednesday as Washington guard DeAndre Liggins gave an oral commitment to Kentucky and announced he would play his senior season at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire...

Liggins is transferring to Brewster Academy

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The best player in the city is leaving the Public League...

DeAndre Liggins commits to Kentucky

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Liggins has confirmed via text message that he is heading to the SEC...

Marcus Alderson is the new Thornwood coach

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Another former Bob Hambric player takes over a major program...

Is Liggins leaning towards the Wildcats...

Ryan Boatright chooses East Aurora

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Aurora Beacon News reporter Rick Armstrong has the story...

Sophomore sensation Jereme Richmond, an Illinois recruit, played with Waukegan Monday night at the College of Lake County summer league...

The Illinois Prep Bulls-Eye recruiting analyst weighs in...

The 5-10 guard talks about USC and all the high schools that have been after him...

Aurora phenom Ryan Boatright commits to USC

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Tim Floyd snags the 5-10 guard before he even picks a high school...

Illinois Prep Bulls-Eye Report's Roy Schmidt was impressed by the play of four sophomores...

The Spartans beat the Wolverines 47-42 behind standouts Matt Humphrey, DJ Cooper and Brandon Spearman...

The 6-9 center has left Leo and will join the Wolverines...

A summer basketball special: Young vs. Simeon

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The Public League heavyweights battled Friday night at Loyola...

Morgan Park and Peoria Central are out...

Is Jereme Richmond transferring to Waukegan?

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According to the Lake County News Sun, it just may happen...

Derrick Rose's first day at Memphis

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Dan Wolken of the Memphis Commercial Appeal checks in with a story on Pooh's first day of school...

Marcus Jordan hurt, DeAndre Liggins cuts his list

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News and notes from the weekend...

The transfers continue: Steve Walker to Simeon

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Simeon coach Robert Smith has confirmed that Walker, who left the Thornwood team at mid-season, will play for the Wolverines next year...

An Ill. Hoops exclusive reveals that UCLA, Kansas, North Carolina and Florida are involved...

According to Young coach Tyrone Slaughter, Jordan has enrolled...

Jacobs star John Moran to Northern Iowa

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Moran becomes the fourth member of the Illinois Wolves to commit...

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