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A.J. Patty Commits To Murray State

A.J. Patty of Vincennes University has committed to play for head coach Steve Prohm and Murray State University.

Patty, a 6'8 power forward, was one of the top players on a Vincennes team that finished the regular season undefeated, and spent a good portion of the season ranked #1.

Patty averaged 12.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per contest this past season.

Patty starred a prep at St. Joseph High School (IL).

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Brian Wardle Is New Bradley Coach

Brian Wardle has been named the new head coach at Bradley University. Wardle has been head coach at Wisconsin-Green Bay for the past five years.

Ford replaces Geno Ford who was at the helm of the program for the past four years.

Wardle was 95-65 as head coach at Green Bay. He guided Green Bay to back-to-back NIT appearances the past two seasons and was the 2014 Horizon League Coach of the Year.

Wardle was selected over a pool of candidates that also included Michigan State assistant Dane Fife and South Dakota State head coach Scott Nagy.

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15U Meanstreets-Adams Tryouts Saturday

15U Meanstreets-Adams will be conducting tryouts this Saturday, March 28 at Chicago Orr High School.

If you have any questions, please contact Carlos Enriquez at 773-410-0132.

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Midwest Available's Event Tips Tomorrow

The Midwest Available's Showcase is set to run this Saturday, March 28 at the Joy of the Game Sports Center in Deerfield, Illinois.

Joy of the Game is located at 158 South Waukegan Road in Deerfield, Illinois.

The event will tip-off at 9:00 a.m.

Player check-in with begin at 8:00 a.m. Players will receive their game jersey and prospect number at check-in.

Players will be on hand representing 4 different states at the event.

For more information, please contact Brian Stinnette at 773-339-5807, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Jalen Brunson Named Mr. Basketball

Fresh off of leading Stevenson to the IHSA Class 4A state championship, Jalen Brunson (Villanova) has been named Illinois Mr. Basketball for 2015.

Brunson averaged 23.3 points, 5.2 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game this season.

Brunson was named first on 95 of 128 ballots.

Chicago St. Rita's Charles Matthews (Kentucky) finished second in the balloting. Lake Forest's Evan Boudreaux (Dartmouth), Marcus LoVett of Chicago Morgan Park and Plainfield East's Aaron Jordan (Illinois) rounded out the top 5 respectively.

Brunson was also recently named Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Illinois.

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