Posted On: 12/13/19 6:00 AM

This past weekend PrepHoopsIllinois spent Friday and Saturday at the Chicago Elite Classic at Wintrust Arena.  Let’s breakdown our superlatives from the event!  Here we look at Chicago Elite Classic: Breakout Performances!


Daeshawn Hemphill (Evanston – 2021)

Hemphill continued his strong start to his junior year with another big performance at the Chicago Elite Classic.  The shooting guard transfer is stepping in perfectly with his new group with his toughness, grit, and scoring punch.  He recorded 12 points in their win over Niles Notre Dame.


Louis Perona (Lane Tech – 2020)

Perona came out of nowhere to record a double double of 13 points and 12 rebound on 3-7 from the field while going 7-11 from the line.  He was everywhere on the floor and opened the eyes of small college programs with his play at the Chicago Elite Classic.


Trey Pettigrew (Fenwick – 2022)

Pettigrew had an early career defining performance at Chicago Elite Classic.  With a pair of high major juniors on the floor it was Pettigrew who might have had the best game.  He knocked down pull up jump shots, got to the rim with his athleticism, and flashed as a dynamic playmaking scoring

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