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Zach Norvell Adds Oregon, Georgetown Offers

Class of 2016 Chicago Simeon (IL) standout Zach Norvell of the Mac Irvin Fire has now added scholarship offers from Georgetown and Oregon.

Norvell, a 6’4 shooting guard, ranks among the top 5 class of 2016 prospects in the state of Illinois and is coming off of a sizzling 53-point, 14-triples effort in Las Vegas with the Fire.

Norvell is the top shooting guard prospect in the 2016 class.

Norvell also has the likes of Illinois, Purdue and Florida State among a long line of schools active in his recruitment.

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Tracy Abrams Will Miss 2015-16 Season

University of Illinois redshirt senior guard Tracy Abrams will miss the 2015-16 season after tearing his left achilles tendon on Monday.

Abrams suffered the injury during practice for the Illini’s upcoming trip to Europe.

Abrams miss all of the 2014-15 season with a torn ACL.

Abrams is the second Illini to go down with an injury with freshman guard Jalen Coleman-Lands also sidelined and set to miss the European trip.

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Video: Kaminsky Summer League Clips

Here are highlights from featuring Orlando Summer League highlights of Charlotte’s Frank Kaminsky, the #9 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.

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Video: Intro For UIC Frosh Julian Torres

Here is an introduction from UIC of incoming freshman center Julian Torres (Bolingbrook)

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Mike Smith Adds An Offer From Drake

Class of 2016 Fenwick standout Mike Smith has picked up a scholarship offer from Drake.


Smith ranks among the top point guard prospects in the Illinois class of 2016.


Smith has picked up recent offers from Green Bay as well as ETSU.  He has also been offered by both UIC and Loyola.


Smith competes on the travel team circuit with Team Rose.

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