Posted On: 11/12/21 6:00 AM

This fall we released our latest rankings for the classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024.  What if you took those classes and did an overall ranking regardless of class?   This is what they would look like!  Once again this is a ranking based on college potential not what their impact will necessarily be this year in high school.  This is our Illinois Top 50 Prospects Regardless of Class!

Today we unveil prospects #1 - #5!


#1 James Brown James Brown 6'9" | C St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita – 2024)

Last Year’s Rank: NR

Brown is the top sophomore prospect in the state.  The 2024 five man has an advanced low-post game which allows him get points around the hoop with ease.  Old school game with combination moves, hook shots, and short jumpers around the hoop.  Fluid getting up and down the floor for rim runs.  Defensively he is a force blocking shots and is a high-level rebounder on either end.


#2 Morez Johnson Morez Johnson 6'9" | PF St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita – 2024)

Last Year’s Rank: NR

Johnson is the other elite big man from St. Rita.  He is a power forward in the sophomore class that brings top notch athleticism and physical tools to the table. 

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