Whitney Young’s Lucas Williamson commits to Loyola


Whitney Young senior Lucas Williamson has committed to Loyola, he announced via Twitter.

Williamson, a first-team all-state selection by the IBCA, was an integral part of the Dolphins winning a Class 4A state championship this season.

Williamson’s commitment gives Loyola its third in-state recruit in the Class of 2017. He is part of a recruiting class that includes Jacobs’ Cameron Krutwig and Larkin’s Christian Negron.


By | April 17th, 2017|Basketball, Recruiting, Young|

Morgan Park forward Lenell Henry commits to Northern Arizona


Morgan Park forward Lenell Henry dunks vs. Hillcrest.

Morgan Park senior center Lenell Henry has committed to Northern Arizona, he announced via Twitter on March 24.


Last weekend, Henry helped Morgan Park win a Class 3A state championship. Henry is a 6-foot-9 forward who rebounds well, finishes inside and can knock down a jumper.

Henry is the second player from the Chicago Public League to commit to Northern Arizona this year. North Lawndale senior point guard Carlos Hines also committed to Northern Arizona.

Henry had offers from Northern Arizona, Mississippi Valley State and UTEP at the time of his commitment, according to Verbal Commits. He played for the Mac Irvin Fire on the AAU circuit.

By | March 24th, 2017|Basketball, Morgan Park, Recruiting|

Uplift’s Demarius Jacobs decommits from Southern Illinois, reopens recruitment


Uplift’s Demarius Jacobs dunks against Larkin.

Uplift senior guard Demarius Jacobs, one of the Public League’s top players this season, has decommitted from Southern Illinois and reopened his recruitment.

Jacobs announced the decision on Twitter.


Prep Hoops reporter Scott Burgess reports that Jacobs is looking to go to prep school next season.

By | March 9th, 2017|Basketball, Recruiting, Uplift|