Posted On: 09/27/20 6:00 AM

Let’s dive into some of the top 2021 players from around the state of Illinois to see where their recruitments stand!  You know that means it another Senior Sunday: Recruiting Notebook!


John PoulakidasJohnPoulakidas6'5" | SFNeuqua Valley | 2021State#155NationIL (Neuqua Valley)

Photo: Alex Conover Prep Hoops

Last weekend Poulakidas made his college choice.  The #5 ranked prospect in the state is a shot making lefty that had a number of high-major options, but decided to head to the Ivy League to play at Yale.  He will be an immediate impact prospect in that conference.  Poulakidas is the third top 20 prospect to commit to an Ivy League program as Niles Notre Dame’s Louis LesmondLouisLesmond6'5" | SFNiles Notre Dame | 2021State#163NationIL is headed to Harvard and Evanston sharp shooter Blake PetersBlakePeters6'1" | SGEvanston | 2021StateIL is going to Princeton.


Walter MattinglyWalterMattingly6'6" | SFDeerfield | 2021StateIL (Lake Forest)

Mattingly is a skilled combo forward that brings athleticism and plus shooting to the table.  On Friday he made his call to commit to Hillsdale.  He told PHI why they were his choice.  “After I went on my official I knew that Hillsdale

Illinois All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Illinois to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!