Posted On: 04/16/22 7:00 AM

And just like that we have the first night of the Prep Hoops Circuit Chi-Town Tip-Off in the books. With just three rounds of games on Friday evening the action went by fast. However, we still were able to breakdown a handful of games and fill the notebook up with some quick takeaways. Let’s empty it all out before getting back at it again on Saturday.

Mac Irvin Fire, Team GRIII Elite Earn Big Wins

Right from the moment the Chi-Town Tip-Off began two of the more talented teams at the event built big leads and cruised to 20 and 30-point wins respectively. Mac Irvin Fire 2023 had a little bit closer game for most of the way before pulling away late. However, their talent was undeniable with a couple of top national prospects suiting up for the weekend. Javonte Taylor Javonte Taylor 6'7" | PF Donda Academy | 2023 #3 Nation , a Top 5 prospect in the country was playing alongside 4-star wing Jalen Hooks Jalen Hooks 6'6" | SF Donda Academy | 2023 #42 Nation , and 4-star Top 50 guard Darrin Ames Darrin Ames 6'0" | PG Kenwood | 2023 State #51 Nation IL . Taylor finished with 12 points, all in the second half, while Hooks added 15 points. However, it was the 6’3" left-handed guard Ames who led the way with 18 points in the

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