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Ballislife: Marcus LoVett Midseason Mix

Here is a midseason mixtape for Chicago Morgan Park senior point guard Marcus LoVett courtesy of Scott Comeau of Ballislife.

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Matt Rafferty Commits To Furman

Class of 2015 Hinsdale Central standout Matt Rafferty has now committed to play his college basketball for Furman.

Rafferty, a 6'8 power forward, was one of the top uncommitted prospects still on the board in the state of Illinois. He is a highly skilled post who was in the midst of a strong senior season before being derailed by an injury.

Rafferty competed on the travel team circuit with Chicago Lockdown.



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UW-Milwaukee Offers Donovan Oliver

Class of 2016 Kewanee standout Donovan Oliver has picked up a scholarship offer from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Oliver, a 6'4 wing, is a big-time athlete who has scored the ball at a high-rate throughout his career at Kewanee. Oliver has already eclipsed the 1,500 point mark for his career and is averaging better than 24 points per game on the season.

Oliver picked up the offer while on an unofficial visit to the UWM over the weekend.

Oliver also holds an offer from Illinois State.

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ALL IN Athletics-North Sets Tryout Dates

ALL IN Athletics-North has set travel team tryouts for their 2nd through 11th grade boys and girls teams.

BENEFITS OF ALL IN TRAVEL BASKETBALL:

adidas® Partnership – ALL IN Athletics is a premier adidas® sponsored basketball program. We use our relationship with the internationally renowned athletic company to aid our student-athletes in reaching their athletic and academic goals.

Player Development – The ALL IN goal is to develop each player. We will provide a complete basketball experience that stresses: fundamental skills, game concepts, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

College Recruiting – The ALL IN staff has worked hard to build meaningful relationships with college coaches and scouting services over the past decade. We will ensure that each player is put in a position to receive appropriate college exposure opportunities during AND after the season. We expect multiple players to receive college scholarship offers while playing with ALL IN this spring season.

Tryouts are set to begin this Sunday at the Elm Place Middle School in Highland Park, Illinois. Elm Place Middle School is located at 2031 Sheridan Road in Highland Park. Additional tryouts will take place at the the Highland Park Rec Center which is located at 1207 Park Avenue West in Highland Park.

For more information, please visit aiathletics.com

Ages
2nd-11th Grade Boys & 3rd-11th Grade Girls

Teams
We will have multiple teams at each grade based on skill level and position.

Tournaments
Teams will play in at least 6 local events (within an hours drive of the North Shore). Tournaments are one OR two-day events that are held on Saturdays and/or Sundays.

Practices
Players will participate in two team practices each week. An additional after school skills practice will also be offered during the week at a deeply discounted rate.

Season Dates
The travel season runs from March 16th-May 31st.

Adidas® Gear Package
Every player will receive a complete gear package, which includes: SHOES, elite custom sublimated uniform, backpack, t-shirt, shooting shirt & socks.

BOYS Tryouts
2nd grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 2-3pm @ EP (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
3rd grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 2-3pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
4th grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 2-3pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
5th grade: 2/22 6-7pm @ EP, 3/1 3-4pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
6th grade: 2/22 6-7pm @ EP, 3/1 3-4pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
7th grade: 2/22 7-8pm @ EP, 3/1 4-5pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 6:30-7:30pm @ HP)
8th grade: 2/22 7-8pm @ EP, 3/1 4-5pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 6:30-7:30pm @ HP)
9th grade: 3/8 7-8pm @ EP, 3/15 12-1pm @ EP
10th grade: 3/8 8-9pm @ EP, 3/15 1-2pm @ EP
11th grade: 3/8 8-9pm @ EP, 3/15 1-2pm @ EP

GIRLS Tryouts
3rd grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 5-6pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
4th grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 5-6pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
5th grade: 2/22 4-5pm @ EP, 3/1 5-6pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
6th grade: 2/22 5-6pm @ EP, 3/1 6-7pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 5:30-6:30pm @ HP)
7th grade: 2/22 5-6pm @ EP, 3/1 6-7pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 6:30-7:30pm @ HP)
8th grade: 2/22 5-6pm @ EP, 3/1 6-7pm @ EP, (Alternate tryout: 2/27 6:30-7:30pm @ HP)
9th grade: 3/1 7-9pm @ EP, 3/8 5-7pm @ EP
10th grade: 3/1 7-9pm @ EP, 3/8 5-7pm @ EP
11th grade: 3/1 7-9pm @ EP, 3/8 5-7pm @ EP

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Northern Michigan Offers Erion Moore

Class of 2015 Chicago Hales Franciscan star Erion Moore has now picked up a scholarship offer from Northern Michigan University.

Moore, a 6'0 point guard, is a highly versatile backcourt talent who can score the ball in a variety of ways. He is part of a balanced Hales Franciscan team that is among the best in the state of Illinois.

Moore and Hales Franciscan have advanced to the semifinals of the Chicago Catholic League Tournament and will be in action again on Wednesday against Providence.

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