Posted On: 04/5/21 3:00 PM

What prospects from the land of Lincoln were the best at #GritSZNKickoff over the weekend?  We dive into that here in our #GritSZNKickoff: Illinois Top Performers!


Billy Bach Billy Bach 6'4" | PF Lyons | 2022 State IL (HIT 17U)

It was a breakout weekend for the Lyons Township 6’4” sharp shooter.  He has been our radar for a while, but this was by far and away his best event.  He hit six threes on Friday night in a game and then followed it up on Saturday with another strong outing.  Quick release and moves well without the ball to get open.  He can really let it fly from deep and small colleges should be very intrigued.


Ethan Ivan Ethan Ivan 6'7" | PF Batavia | 2022 State IL (HIT 17U)

Ivan is a quality face up four man that can space the floor with his shooting.  Did just that all weekend for Hoops Intensity Training.  The Batavia power forward is a major pick/pop threat that also knocks down spot up threes.  Skilled forward can handle it some and shows nice mobility as an offensive weapon.


Sam Bradbury Sam Bradbury 6'8" | C Mattoon | 2022 State IL (Champaign Heat 17U)

Bradbury is a wide bodied 6’8” center that looks like an offensive tackle.  He loves to play physical using his

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