Outlook: These conferences are a mix of schools coming down from the Blue to rebuild their programs and of newer schools ramping up to full varsity play. Keep an eye on a couple of transfers: Romeo Smith at Marine and KiJuan Thornton at Solorio.
Top eight players: Tim Hunter, Marine, F, Sr.; Jashawn Jackson, Epic, G/F, Sr.; Thomas Jones, Solorio, G, Jr.; Tawain McNeary, Marine, F, Sr.; Jose Rivas, Hancock, G, Jr.; Malcolm Scott, Rickover, F, Jr.; Sidney Simmons, Epic, G/F, Sr.; Lamont Smith, Solorio, F, So.
Did you know? First-year Rickover coach Gerald Richardson was an assistant at Marshall for 20 years.
Quote: ‘‘If we buy in on the defensive end and play as one unit, we can compete with the best teams in the Green South.’’ — Solorio coach Corey Bradford.
Predicted finish: North – Marine, Rickover, Alcott, Ogden, Chicago Math and Science, Talent Development, Air Force, Chicago AAT. South – Kennedy, Gage Park, Solorio, Hirsch, Epic, Hancock, Bronzeville, Spry.
Tag(s): Green North South Marine Military Alcott CMSA Chicago Talent Development Ogden Air Force Academy Advanced Tech Hancock Kennedy EPIC Academy Hirsch Gage Park Rickover Naval Academy Chicago Military Academy Solorio Academy Spry