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Trevian Bell Picks Up Offer From UIC

Class of 2017 Joliet West standout Trevian Bell of the Illinois Wolves has picked up a scholarship offer from UIC.

Bell, a 6'5 wing, is a versatile wing talent who has a chance to develop into a two-way difference-maker.

The offer is the first for Bell, who ranks among the top 20 prospects in a deep and talented 2017 group in the state of Illinois.

UIC head coach Steve McClain remains highly aggressive on the 2017 recruiting trail.



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Peoria Richwoods Shootout Set To Tip

The Peoria Richwoods Shootout is set to tip-off on Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. with the event running through Sunday. The event annually ranks among the top high school shootouts in the state of Illinois.

Peoria Manual, Springfield Lanphier, Metamora, Bloomington and Washington are among the top in-state teams set to compete.

DaMonte Williams (Peoria Manual), Romon Douglas-Watkins (Peoria Manual), Charles Payton (Bloomington), Nate Kennell (Metamora) and Xavier Bishop (Springfield Lanphier) are a few of the headline players expected to compete.

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Cliff Alexander Sprains His MCL

Former Chicago Curie standout Cliff Alexander suffered a mild sprain of his left MCL during a workout with the Los Angeles Lakers and will be sidelined for the the next 3-5 days.

Alexander, a 6'8 power forward, averaged 7.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest this past season as a freshman at Kansas.

Alexander is under consideration by the Lakers, who in addition to holding the #2 overall pick, hold the #27 and #34 picks as well.

The NBA Draft will take place on June 25th in New York City.


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R-B Shootout Set To Tip-Off On Saturday

The Riverside-Brookfield Shootout is set to run this Saturday and Sunday and will again feature a powerful field of competing teams.

Chicago Simeon, Chicago Kenwood, Fenwick, Chicago Morgan Park and Chicago Curie, who all figure to get heavy ChicagoHoops.com Super 10 consideration are part of the field.

Defending 4A state champion Stevenson, defending 3A state champion St. Joseph, Whitney Young, Evanston, Riverside-Brookfield, DePaul Prep and Neuqua Valley are also part of the field of competing teams.

Pool play action for the event will run on Saturday with the Playoffs being played out on Sunday.

The Pool Play schedule for the action on Saturday can be found by clicking the link below.

2015 Riverside-Brookfield Shootout

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Illini, Dayton Likely Pick For Cunningham

Former Chicago Morgan Park standout and Bradley transfer Josh Cunningham will likely select either Illinois or Dayton as his new destination according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.

Cunningham, a 6'7 forward, averaged 7.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per contest as a freshman at Bradley.

Cunningham was considered a top 100 recruit nationally as a prep.

Cunningham will have three years of playing eligibility remaining after sitting out 2015-16.

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