80th News-Gazette All-State team
Breese Central, 6-6, Senior
Arkansas State and Southern Indiana are after versatile swingman who averaged 21 points, nine rebounds for 2A champs
Rantoul, 6-4, Senior
N-G Area Player of the Year averaged 18.5 points and 5.2 rebounds and has offers from Division I programs
Proviso East, 6-4, Junior
Younger brother of Shannon Brown had coming-out party at state finals. Averaged 13 points and 9.3 rebounds for 4A runners-up
Proviso East, 6-1, Senior
Headed for Rick Majerus at St. Louis after leading the 4A runners-up in scoring (20.2 ppg) and assists (5.1)
Billy Garrett Jr.
Morgan Park, 6-4, Junior
DePaul commitment arguably was the top guard in the state, averaging 24 points, six rebounds and six assists for Mustangs
St. Rita, 6-1, Senior
Top player in Chicago Catholic League after averaging 23 points and three steals is headed to play in the Ivy League at Penn
Belleville East, 6-5, Junior
Illinois commit led Metro East area in scoring (23.8 ppg) to go along with 4.5 rebounds; shot 45.5 percent from three-point line
Peoria Central, 6-7, Senior
Led Class 3A state champs in scoring (12.6) and rebounding (7.2); says he has offers from EIU and WIU
Chicago Simeon, 6-1, Junior
Watch for new Illini coach to make a strong push for uncommitted scoring guard, who averaged 15 points a game
Whitney Young, 6-10, Soph.
One of country's top big men has garnered attention from most major programs, averaging 25 points, 12.6 rebounds, 5.3 blocks, four steals
Simeon, 6-8, Junior
Player of the Year often regarded as best player in country regardless of class was first junior to win Mr. Basketball award
Gurnee Warren, 6-8, Senior
Brother of Illini Brandon Paul, the Western Michigan recruit averaged 17.8 points and 9.8 rebounds for a team that won sectional title
North Chicago, 6-0, Senior
Future ISU Redbird averaged 26 points and 3.5 assists per game this season to spark Class 3A runners-up
Simeon, 6-8, Senior
Often overshadowed by teammate Parker, the Marquette-bound bruiser averaged 17 points and nine rebounds for 4A champs
Rockford Auburn, 6-0, Senior
Wichita State signee averaged 21 points, 6.6 assists and 5.8 rebounds for Class 4A semifinalists
NAME SCHOOL HT. YEAR
Everett Clemons Springfield Lanphier 6-1 Sr.
J.J. Cravatta Streator 6-1 Sr.
Keita Bates-Diop Normal U-High 6-7 So.
Anthony Beane Normal Community 6-2 Sr.
Cliff Alexander Chicago Curie 6-9 Jr.
Jeff White Peoria Manual 6-1 Sr.
Connor Boehm New Trier 6-7 Sr.
David Cohn York 6-2 Jr.
Kendall Stephens St. Charles East 6-3 Jr.
Tyler Ulis Marian Catholic 5-8 So.
Mike LaTulip Mt. Prospect 6-0 Sr.
Garrett Covington Edwardsville 6-5 Jr.
Cory Arentsen Breese Mater Dei 6-5 Sr.
Malik Yarbrough Zion-Benton 6-4 Jr.
Kory Brown Elgin 6-3 Sr.
Special mention 25
NAME SCHOOL HT. YR.
Peyton Allen Chatham Glenwood 6-4 So.
Larry Austin Jr. Springfield Lanphier 6-1 So.
Brian Bennett Plainfield East 6-9 Sr.
Brett Bisping Morton 6-7 Sr.
Paris Burns Proviso East 5-10 Sr.
Nathan Boothe Gurnee Warren 6-8 Sr.
Willie Conner Crane 6-5 Sr.
Milton Doyle Chicago Marshall 6-3 Sr.
Aldonis Foote Peoria Central 6-5 Sr.
Devin Foster Curie 6-2 Sr.
Brandon Harroun Abingdon 5-11 Sr.
Reggie Johnson Westchester St. Joseph 6-2 Sr.
Robert Knar Mundelein 6-0 Jr.
Gabe Levin Oak Park-River Forest 6-7 Sr.
Jared McMillen Pana 6-3 Sr.
Deshawn Munson East St. Louis 6-3 Jr.
Michael Orris Crete-Monee 6-2 Sr.
A.J. Riley Peoria Manual 6-2 Jr.
Ben Ryan Washington 6-6 Sr.
Akeem Springs Waukegan 6-3 Sr.
Juwan Starks West Aurora 6-4 Sr.
Rashaun Stimage Farragut 6-7 Sr.
Nathan Taphorn Pekin 6-6 Jr.
Jerron Wilbut Downers Grove South 6-2 Sr.
Tim Williams Homewood-Flossmoor 6-7 Sr.
Honorable mention 50
NAME SCHOOL HT. YR.
Jubril Adekoya Andrew 6-6 Jr.
Khapri Alston Thornwood 6-5 Sr.
Alex Austin Chicago Mount Carmel 6-4 Sr.
Juozas Balciunas Lemont 6-1 Jr.
Michael Berg Midwest Central 6-6 Sr.
Alvin Braddock Kankakee 6-5 Sr.
Roy Bullock O'Fallon 5-10 Sr.
Corvon Butler Champaign Central 6-5 Sr.
Chris Davis Springfield Southeast 6-2 Sr.
T.J. Davis Springfield Lanphier 5-8 Sr.
DeAngelo Dean Quincy 6-5 Sr.
Wes DeClercq Port Byron Riverdale 5-10 Sr.
Austin Eagleton Sacred Heart-Griffin 6-3 Sr.
Brady Edwards West Carroll 6-5 Sr.
Daryn Foster Collinsville 6-0 Sr.
Cameron Harvey Wheaton Academy 6-2 Sr.
Dalton Hoover Pittsfield 6-6 Sr.
Brian Howard St. Ignatius 6-0 Sr.
Martel Hunter Monmouth-Roseville 6-1 So.
Brandon Johnson East St. Louis 6-3 Jr.
Jerry Johnson Mounds Meridian 6-4 Sr.
Marlon Johnson Joliet West 6-9 Sr.
Tayvian Johnson United Township 6-6 Sr.
Torrance Johnson Chicago Hope 6-6 Sr.
Matt Juhola Prophetstown 6-7 Sr.
NAME SCHOOL HT. YR.
Ben Kissing Crab Orchard 6-5 Sr.
Aaron Larson Unity 6-7 Sr.
Eric Leonard Sangamon Valley 6-0 Sr.
Jalen Loving Hillcrest 6-6 Sr.
Denzel McCauley Rock Island 6-8 Sr.
L.J. McIntosh Marist 6-6 Jr.
Keenan Minor Cahokia 6-2 Jr.
Donald Moore Bloom 6-0 Sr.
Jovan Mooring Hillcrest 6-1 Jr.
Kile Mott Galva 6-7 Sr.
Alex Peters Washington 6-7 Jr.
Marquise Pryor Chicago Orr 6-3 Jr.
John Ruffin Rich South 6-5 Sr.
Matt Sagona Knoxville 6-4 Sr.
Jovone Shorter Oak Lawn Richards 6-2 Sr.
Trayvon Smith Monmouth-Roseville 6-5 So.
Scottie Thoele Franklin 6-4 Sr.
Tyler Thurston Chatham Glenwood 6-4 Sr.
Nick Unes Brimfield 6-3 Sr.
Christian Van Hook Lincoln 6-4 Sr.
Tim Wages Moline 6-2 Sr.
Mark Weems Seton Academy 6-0 Jr.
Willie Wiley Springfield 6-7 Sr.
Tanner Williams Orion 6-7 Sr.
Tyler Yeocum Rock Island Alleman 5-11 Sr.