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Glynn Watson Picks Up Maryland Offer

Class of 2015 St. Joseph High School star Glynn Watson of the Illinois Wolves has now added a Big 10 scholarship offer from Maryland to his collection.

Watson is one of the top point guard prospects nationally in the 2015 recruiting class.

Watson had a strong showing over the weekend at both the Hoops 247 All-American Combine as well as at the Chicago Summer Challenge where he was evaluated by Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon.

Watson is set to compete this weekend with the Illinois Wolves at the Under Armour Finals in Atlanta, Georgia.

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MoKan Elite, Y&R Share 16U Challenge Title

MoKan Elite and Young & Reckless shared the 16U title at the 2014 Chicago Summer Challenge over the weekend at Riverside-Brookfield High School.

Michael Porter (Columbia, MO), the top 2017 prospect in the country, led MoKan with 27 points in a win over the REACH Legends to claim their share of the title.

Antonio Williams (Proviso East) was among the standouts for Young & Reckless who knocked off the Illinois Bears and MoKan Select to grab a share of the crown.

Better than 250 college coaches came through the doors at the Summer Challenge over the weekend including better than 50 NCAA Division I head coaches.

Tony Bennett (Virginia), Johnny Dawkins (Stanford), Tom Crean (Indiana), Bruce Weber (Kansas State), Greg McDermott (Creighton), Oliver Purnell (DePaul), Mike Anderson (Arkansas), Chris Collins (Northwestern), Matt Painter (Purdue), Lorenzo Romar (Washington), Mark Turgeon (Maryland), Dana Altman (Oregon), John Groce (Illinois), Fran McCaffery (Iowa), Kim Anderson (Missouri), Danny Manning (Wake Forest), Tim Miles (Nebraska), Brandon Miller (Butler), Kevin Stallings (Vanderbilt), Bryce Drew (Valparaiso), Howard Moore (UIC), Tracy Dildy (Chicago State), Mark Montgomery (Northern Illinois), Greg Lansing (Indiana State), Paul Lusk (Missouri State), Mitch Henderson (Princeton), Dave Paulson (Bucknell), Billy Wright (Western Illinois), Ray Giacoletti (Drake) and Porter Moser (Loyola) and many more were among the Division I head coaches in attendance.



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2014 Chicago Summer Challenge Playoffs

Here are the playoff pairings for the 2014 Chicago Summer Challenge.  All Gold Division playoff games will be held at Riverside-Brookfield High School.  All Silver Division playoffs will be at Bolingbrook High School.

Below are the playoff match-ups.

17 Gold Playoffs
17 Silver Playoffs
16 Gold Playoffs
16 Silver Playoffs
15 Gold Playoffs
15 Silver Playoffs


 13U/14U Playoffs

 

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Net Gain, SW Illinois Jets Share 17U Challenge Title

Net Gain and the SW Illinois Jets shared the 17U title at the 2014 Chicago Summer Challenge over the weekend at Riverside-Brookfield High School.

Net Gain got a monster effort from 2014 star guard Jake Reinhart (Bloomington Central Catholic) in a thrilling win over the Illinois Wolves to secure a share of the title.

The SW Illinois Jets completed an impressive weekend by defeating Full Package-Connor to grab their share of the title after knocking off a strong Mercury Elite team led by Nate Navigato (Geneva). 

Carlos Anderson (Alton) was among the stars for the Jets who appear to be clicking on all cylinders here in July.

Better than 250 college coaches came through the doors at the Summer Challenge over the weekend including better than 50 NCAA Division I head coaches.

Tony Bennett (Virginia), Johnny Dawkins (Stanford), Tom Crean (Indiana), Bruce Weber (Kansas State), Greg McDermott (Creighton), Oliver Purnell (DePaul), Mike Anderson (Arkansas), Chris Collins (Northwestern), Matt Painter (Purdue), Lorenzo Romar (Washington), Mark Turgeon (Maryland), Dana Altman (Oregon), John Groce (Illinois), Fran McCaffery (Iowa), Kim Anderson (Missouri), Danny Manning (Wake Forest), Tim Miles (Nebraska), Brandon Miller (Butler), Kevin Stallings (Vanderbilt), Bryce Drew (Valparaiso), Howard Moore (UIC), Tracy Dildy (Chicago State), Mark Montgomery (Northern Illinois), Greg Lansing (Indiana State), Paul Lusk (Missouri State), Mitch Henderson (Princeton), Dave Paulson (Bucknell), Billy Wright (Western Illinois), Ray Giacoletti (Drake) and Porter Moser (Loyola) and many more were among the Division I head coaches in attendance.


 

 

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Summer Challenge Traffic!!

Please also note that road construction on 1st Avenue headed to Riverside-Brookfield from the West is very bad!!!  Coming down Washington Street is a Much Better alternative for those coming from the West.

 

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