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Ed Morrow Commits To Nebraska

Class of 2015 Chicago Simeon star Ed Morrow has given a verbal commitment to play his college basketball for head coach Tim Miles and Nebraska.

Morrow, a 6'7 power forward, is a rugged interior scorer and rebounder who has diversified his game with added shooting range.

Morrow currently rates as the #3 overall prospect in the Illinois class of 2015.

Morrow joins a 2015 Nebraska recruiting class that also includes St. Joseph point guard Glynn Watson as the program continues to recruit the state of Illinois heavily.

Morrow competed on the travel team circuit with the Mac Irvin Fire.

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Marcus LoVett Transferring To Morgan Park

Senior point guard Marcus LoVett is transferring from San Gabriel Academy (CA) to Chicago Morgan Park (IL).

LoVett, who has also played for Providence High School (CA), is a 6'0 left-hander, who will likely rank among the top 10 prospects in the state of Illinois.

Morgan Park will add the transferring LoVett to a backcourt rotation that already includes Charlie Moore and Jarrin Randle as they eye another 3A crown.

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Illini Coaches Clinic Set For October 17-18

The Fighting Illini Coaches Clinic is set to run on October 17-18 at the Uebben Basketball Practice Facility on the campus of the University of Illinois.

Speakers will include Illinois head coach John Groce, former NBA head coach Jeff Van Gundy and former St. John's head coach Fran Fraschilla.

Registration includes 3 Illinois team practices, Friday afternoon lunch, Friday evening dinner and social at John Groce's house and Saturday continental breakfast.

The cost is $90 in advance or $100 the day of the event.

Complete details can be found on Fighting Illini.com/camps

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Bahari Amaya Commits To Illinois-Springfield

Class of 2015 Harrisburg High School star Bahari Amaya has given a verbal commitment to play his college basketball for head coach Bill Walker, Dana Morgan and the University of Illinois-Springfield.

Amaya, a 6'5 forward, is a highly versatile frontcourt talent who plays with a high-motor and can impact games both inside and outside. Amaya can knock down shots from distance.

Amaya competed on the travel team circuit with the Southwest Illinois Jets.

Amaya's commitment comes on the heels of his Jets teammates Carlos Anderson (SIUE) and Emondre Rickman (Indiana State) also making decisions.

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Roosevelt Smart Set For Loyola Official

Head coach Porter Moser and Loyola are set to host Roosevelt Smart of Sunrise Christian Academy (KS) on an official visit this weekend.

Smart, a 6'1 guard, transferred to Sunrise Christian from St. Viator (IL) for his senior season.

Smart is coming off of a standout run on the Under Armour Circuit with the Illinois Wolves. He was named MVP en route to leading the Wolves to the Spiece Run N' Slam title May.


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