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Posted On: 08/11/20 6:00 AM

It was quite a weekend of hoops in Minnesota at the Rumble Up North Tournament.  There were high profile teams and prospects from around the country in the house.  We will focus on the Illinois prospects.  Here is our Rumble Up North: 2021 Illinois Stock Risers!

 

Grant JohnsonGrantJohnson6'5" | PFNaperville North | 2021StateIL (HIT)

It was a nice weekend for the Naperville North power forward.  When we were watching he shot it well from the perimeter which is where his value is at the next level as a stretch four.  Connected on an array of threes off the catch.

 

Tyler Van EekerenTylerVan Eekeren6'5" | SFBenet | 2021StateIL (HIT)

TVE continues to see his stock steadily rise putting one good weekend on top of another.  He put it on the floor pretty consistently for scores, showed off his toughness, and drilled mid-range jumpers.  Does the little things well.

 

Jakobi HeadyJakobiHeady6'6" | SFHillcrest | 2021StateIL (Young & Reckless)

Heady shined a week ago with God’s Gift and this weekend he did the exact same with Y&R.  Projectable wing with size, length, and athleticism.  He shot it well once again from beyond the arc particularly from the corners.  He has a slow and low release on it, but

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