Illinois Prep Stars Shine in Big Dance

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Posted On: 03/20/18 6:00 AM

How have the prospects from the state of Illinois played in the NCAA Tournament during the first weekend?  There were several high profile former Illinois prep standouts making noise in the big dance.  We dive into that here!

 

South Region

Cameron Krutwig (Loyola – Jacobs)

11 points and 4 rebounds vs Miami
7 rebounds and 4 assists vs Tennessee

 

Donte Ingram (Loyola – Simeon)

13 points and 7 rebounds vs Miami including game winning shot
6 points and 3 rebounds vs Tennessee
 

Admiral Schofield (Tennessee – Zion Benton)

15 points and 12 rebounds vs Wright State
14 points vs Loyola

 

 Loudon Love (Wright State – Geneva)

12 points and 9 rebounds vs Tennessee

 

Cole Gentry (Wright State – St. Charles East)

8 points and 4 rebounds vs Tennessee

 

Kendall Stephens (Nevada – St. Charles East)

22 points vs Texas
13 points vs Cincinnati

 


Jordan Caroline (Nevada – Originally from Champaign)

14 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists vs Texas
13 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists vs Cincinnati

 

 

East Region

Jalen Brunson (Villanova – Stevenson)

16 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds vs Radford
12 points and 4 assists vs Alabama

 

Jevon Carter (West Virginia – Proviso East)

21 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 6 steals vs Murray State
28 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals vs Marshall

 

Tommie Hamilton (Texas Tech – Whitney Young)

2 points vs Stephen F Austin
2 points vs Florida
 

Nojel Eastern (Purdue – Evanston)

2 points and 4 rebounds vs Cal State Fullerton
2 points vs Butler

 

 

Midwest Region

Max Rothschild (Penn – Chicago U-High)

1 point, 2 rebounds, and 3 assists vs Kansas
 

Jimmy Sotos (Bucknell – Conant)

5 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals vs Michigan State

 

Roland Griffin (Iona – West Aurora)

21 points and 5 rebounds vs Duke
West Region

Sean O’Mara (Xavier – Benet)

2 rebounds vs Texas Southern
2 rebounds vs Florida State


Lamont Walker (Texas Southern – Morgan Park)

4 points and 3 steals vs Xavier

 

Brett Rau (Missouri – Burlington Central)

3 points vs Florida State

 

Jeremiah Tilmon (Missouri – East St. Louis)

2 points and 2 rebounds vs Florida State

 

Keita Bates-Diop (Ohio State – Normal U-High)

24 points and 12 rebounds vs South Dakota State
28 points and 3 rebounds vs Gonzaga

Tevin King (South Dakota State – Providence St. Mel)

4 points and 9 rebounds vs Ohio State

 

Zach Norvell (Gonzaga – Simeon)

15 points vs UNC Greensboro including game clinching three
28 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 assists vs Ohio State

 

Charles Matthews (Michigan – St. Rita)

20 points and 11 rebounds vs Montana
11 points and 5 rebounds vs Houston