Posted On: 04/13/21 6:00 AM

Who had the best weekend from the state of Illinois at the Prep Hoops LiveSZNKickoff in Nebraska?  Here are the players that had the top outings in #LiveSZNKickoff: Top Illinois Performances!


AJ Storr AJ Storr 6'3" | SG Kankakee | 2021 IL (Illinois Hoopstars 17U)

The new Illinois commit was fantastic all weekend in Lincoln.  Illini fans sure hope he plays that way in the future when coming back against Nebraska in Big 10 play. The 6’6” wing has broad shoulders and a strong frame.  What we liked most was the confidence he played with and how he was constantly in attack mode.  The confidence he gained at AZ Compass really translated.  He looked for his shot attacking off the bounce on straight line takes over and over.  Power driver that has a great knack for finishing through contact.  Got out in transition for scores.  Shot it solid from deep, but not as good as he can shoot it.  Shined on the glass with his ability to board on both ends for second chance points.  Consistent performance by Storr in his spring debut with the Hoopstars.


Zach Cleveland Zach Cleveland 6'7" | PF Normal Community | 2022 State IL (Illinois Hoopstars 17U)

While Storr might have taken the starring role it was Cleveland who

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