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    • Henricksen: Down the stretch in Jalen Brunson sweepstakes

    • 08/27/2014, 6:15am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • The recruitment of the Stevenson superstar is a little different, starting with the five finalists. A unique look at the pros and cons each school and basketball program may offer the ultra-talented point guard.
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    • Vernon Hills preparing for life after NSC split

    • 08/26/2014, 2:30pm CDT , By Jon Kerr | For Sun-Times Media | @prepspioneer
    • Vernon Hills’ athletic teams will play familiar North Suburban Conference opponents during the 2014-15 school year. Who the Cougars play after that is anybody’s guess.
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    • Henricksen: Books, brains and basketball

    • 08/24/2014, 8:00pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • Morton's Weisner Perez, Lake Forest's Evan Boudreaux and Lyons Township's Harrison Niego are three of the top players in the Chicago area. They are also three elite students coveted by the best academic schools in the country.
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    Evanston's Nojel Eastern grabs a rebound
    • Proposed regional/sectional hosts through 2017

    • 08/19/2014, 11:45am CDT , By Michael O’Brien | mobrien@suntimes.com | @michaelsobrien
    • The Sun-Times has obtained the Illinois High School Association's tentative sectional and regional hosts for Class 4A and 3A boys basketball for the next three years.
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    • Henricksen: A whole lot better than they thought

    • 08/10/2014, 9:00am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • A host of teams around the Chicago area have high hopes and expectations for the 2014-2015 season. The development of an individual player this offseason, however, has raised the stakes.
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    Malachi Nix
    • Henricksen: A sweet sixteen in 2015

    • 08/06/2014, 8:30am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • Led by Stevenson's Jalen Brunson, the Class of 2015 offers quality and quantity when it comes to Division I prospects. The City/Suburban Hoops Report looks at the top 16 prospects in the Class of 2015.
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    • Henricksen: Class of 2015 July notebook and review

    • 07/31/2014, 1:45pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • Whether it was raising their stock or simply holding their own, the Class of 2015 did its job in July. A rundown of how a few of the top players in the senior class fared.
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    • Henricksen: Four more soar in 2016

    • 07/30/2014, 6:30am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • The Class of 2016 in Illinois continues to show some life. A look at four players who helped themselves this summer and raised the reputation –– and expectations –– of the junior class. Here is a Class of 2016 July recap.
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    • Henricksen: Simeon's Isaiah Moss the summer breakout star

    • 07/28/2014, 10:45am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • There were plenty of players around Illinois who added offers and improved their stock this summer. But no one in the senior class did more for themselves than the promising and improved 6-5 wing from Simeon.
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    • Henricksen: Complete NY2LA Summer Jam rundown

    • 07/23/2014, 12:15pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • From those who impressed, including downstate stars, big names, hidden gems and out-of-state phenoms, NY2LA's Summer Jam was one of July's best. Here is all the City/Suburban Hoops Report took from the event last weekend in Wisconsin.
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    • Henricksen: Tops in each class at NY2LA Summer Jam

    • 07/21/2014, 11:45am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • There were dozens of Illinois club programs and hundreds of players from the state on display this past weekend at the NY2LA Summer Jam in Wisconsin. A City/Suburban Hoops Report breakdown of the top in-state performer in each class.
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    • Henricksen: Geneva's Navigato out to impress in July

    • 07/20/2014, 8:45am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • After leading Geneva basketball to its best season in over a quarter century, the senior forward is looking to impress college coaches this July. The mindset and work ethic he brings has prepared him well.
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    • Henricksen: Opening weekend eye-openers

    • 07/16/2014, 2:00pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • A look at all that went down during the opening weekend of the July evaluation period. What prep prospects looked good? Who surprised? Who took advantage of the opportunity?
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    Northwestern women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown
    • Henricksen: The opening eval weekend fallout

    • 07/15/2014, 11:00am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • College coaches are out in full force and prospects across the state are trying to catch their eye. How important is the first "live" period of July? And what are the repercussions?
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    • Henricksen: Look for these prospects to heat up July

    • 07/10/2014, 1:00pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • The July evaluation period is here, with college coaches crisscrossing the country to get their eyes on prep prospects. Here is a short list of players poised to raise their stock this month.
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    Trinity girls basketball coach Eddie Stritzel
    • Opinions vary among area high school coaches about the value of club basketball

    • 07/10/2014, 10:45am CDT , By Matt Harness | mharness@pioneerlocal.com | @harnesspreps
    • Trinity girls coach Eddie Stritzel said travel basketball provides "great exposure for girls who want to play ball in college." Loyola boys coach Tom Livatino said club basketball is "not bad, but it’s a completely different style of playa completely different style of play."
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    Mundelein boys basketball coach Corey Knigge

    City/Suburban Hoops Report

    • Henricksen: Down the stretch in Jalen Brunson sweepstakes

    • 08/27/2014, 6:15am CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • The recruitment of the Stevenson superstar is a little different, starting with the five finalists. A unique look at the pros and cons each school and basketball program may offer the ultra-talented point guard.
    • Read More
    • Henricksen: Books, brains and basketball

    • 08/24/2014, 8:00pm CDT , By Joe Henricksen | @joehoopsreport
    • Morton's Weisner Perez, Lake Forest's Evan Boudreaux and Lyons Township's Harrison Niego are three of the top players in the Chicago area. They are also three elite students coveted by the best academic schools in the country.
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