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Andre Washington Commits To Illinois State

Head coach Dan Mueller and Illinois State University have picked up a verbal commitment from class of 2016 Arlington Heights High School (TX) standout Andre Washington his travel team coach announced via Twitter.

Washington, a 6’6 post, competed on the Adidas Circuit with Marcus Smart YGC36.

Louisiana Tech and UT-Rio Grande Valley were also involved with Washington.

Washington is the first recruit in ISU’s 2016 recruiting class.

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DePaul Basketball: The Program

Here is a look at two intense training sessions that the DePaul basketball team spent with members of The Program, an organization that focuses on team building and leadership to help to push toward their greatest limits.

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Joey St. Pierre Scores New Mexico Offer

Class of 2017 La Lumiere School (IN) standout Joey St. Pierre has picked up a scholarship offer from New Mexico.

St. Pierre, a 6’9 post, is a mobile bruiser who enjoys playing with a physical style. St. Pierre, a native of Illinois, ranks among the better 2017 post prospects in the midwest. St. Pierre projects as a future high-major who has a high ceiling for development.

St. Pierre also holds an offer from UIC.

St. Pierre competes on the Under Armour Circuit with the Illinois Wolves.

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2017 PG Evan Gilyard Adds Loyola Offer

Class of 2017 Chicago Simeon standout Evan Gilyard has now added a scholarship offer from Loyola to his collection.

Gilyard, a 5’10 point guard, has seen his recruiting stock skyrocket over the course of the past year, and ranks among the top floor leaders in a 2017 recruiting class that is very deep with point guard talent.

Gilyard is one of the better offensive talents in the state of Illinois.

Dayton, UIC and Chicago State are also among the early offers for Gilyard, who can expect his offer total to grow quickly.

Gilyard competes on the travel team circuit with Meanstreets.

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Former Chicago Bogan Player Shot, Killed

Former Chicago Bogan basketball player Deionte D. Harris has been identified as the person fatally shot on Sunday morning on the South Side of Chicago according to the Chicago Sun Times.


Harris was shot in the face and the thigh at 10:35 a.m. on Sunday in the 8400 block of South Hermitage.  He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was pronounced deat at 11:05 a.m.


Harris was part of a Bogan team that won the Chicago Public League title last year.


In a separate incident, a 14-year-old died after being shot in the head while playing basketball on Sunday in North Kenwood, also on the South Side of Chicago.


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