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Three-time defending IHSA Class 4A state champion Simeon (9-2) will face showdown games with both Morgan Park (15-1) and Whitney Young (11-1) in the next two weeks.
Simeon and Morgan Park will play at Chicago State next Wednesday, January 16. Simeon will first take on Vocational on Monday. Both games are Red-South contests.
The Simeon/Morgan Park game will be intriguing with Simeon's Jaylon Tate (Illinois) and Kendrick Nunn (Illinois) matching up against Morgan Park's Kyle Davis (Dayton) and Billy Garrett (DePaul).
Whitney Young has itself in the thick of the national championship discussion with a lineup of five juniors headed by 6'11 Jahlil Okafor.
Simeon and Whitney Young will play on January 26. All eyes will be on Jabari Parker (Duke) opposite of Okafor, the top-rated 2014 prospect in the country.
Simeon will have an opportunity to make a major statement if they can pull off a pair of wins against elite talent.