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Illinois Wolves

Chicago Elite Classic: 2021 & 2022 Illinois Evals

We Look at Illinois 2021 and 2022 Prospects
December 5, 2018

5 Takeaways: Aurora Christian vs Pleasant Grove

Examining Prospects in Aurora Christian/Pleasant Grove Contest
November 21, 2018

Most Intriguing Prospects: John A Logan vs Kaskaskia

Several Huge Performances in JUCO Contest
November 20, 2018

10 Questions Previewing Illinois HS Hoops Season

In-Depth Breakdown of Season in 10 Questions!
November 19, 2018

Best Available 2019 Small Forwards

Deep Group of Small Forwards Still Available
November 16, 2018

National Signing Day Blog

Follow All the Signings Here from NSD!
November 14, 2018

Intro: Kyle Thomas (2022)

St. Joseph's Big Man Ready to Make Noise as Freshman
November 11, 2018

Intro: Jaden Schutt (2022)

Yorkville Freshman Primed to Live Up to Grammar School Hype
November 10, 2018

Illinois Top 50 Prospects Regardless of Class: #11-#15

2021s Dominate Overall Rankings As We Get Close to Top 10
November 9, 2018

Recruiting Report: Kendrick Tchoua (2019)

Benet Senior Transfer Creating Buzz in 2019
November 7, 2018

Illinois Top 50 Prospects Regardless of Class: #21-#25

Best Prospects in State #21 - #25
November 7, 2018

Recruiting Report: Chris Harris (JUCO)

Athletic Wing Improving Skill Game at JUCO
November 1, 2018

Illinois Wolves/La Lumiere Scrimmage: Recruiting Notebook

Recruiting Notebook from Illinois Wolves and La Lumiere Prospects
October 31, 2018

Illinois Wolves vs La Lumiere Scrimmage Evaluations

Tons of Player Evaluations from Wolves and La Lumiere Scrimmage
October 29, 2018

The Top 250 Expo Sophomore All American Team

Every year the talent level at the Expo events around the county gets bigger, but the 2021 group this year was special.  Today our Top 250 Expo All Sophomore Team is named. 
October 19, 2018

Recruiting Notebook

Updates Across the State
October 14, 2018

Recruiting Notebook

Commitments and Recruiting Updates
October 8, 2018

The Race for Mr. Basketball: Marquise Kennedy

Kennedy Looks to Carry Momentum from Summer
October 4, 2018

Recruiting Notebook

Tons of BIG Commitments and More!
October 1, 2018

David Sloan & Chris Harris Workout Video

Inside Workout with Top JUCO Guards
September 30, 2018

Top 2021 Post Prospects

Top 2021 Post Prospects in Illinois
September 27, 2018

2021 Post Stock Risers

What Posts Boosted Stock in 2021?
September 26, 2018

Top 2021 Wings

Best Wings in 2021
September 26, 2018

2021 Wing Stock Risers

Wing Stock Risers in 2021
September 25, 2018

Top 2021 PGs

Best 2021 PGs in Illinois
September 25, 2018

Marquise Kennedy to Loyola

#4 Prospect Makes Call
September 17, 2018

Perry Cowan to Brown

Cowan Talks Decision
September 15, 2018

Top 2020 Post Prospects

Top 2020 Post Prospects in Illinois
September 14, 2018

Breakaway Workout: Evaluations

25+ Player Evals from Breakaway Basketball Workout
September 14, 2018

2020 Post Stock Risers

Top Big Men Stock Risers in 2020
September 14, 2018

Top 2020 Wings

Breakdown of Best 2020 Wings in Illinois
September 13, 2018

Recruiting Notebook

Tons of Recruiting Updates
September 11, 2018

Top 2020 PGs

Best 2020 PGs in Illinois
September 11, 2018

Top 2019 Post Prospects

Best Post Prospects in Illinois
September 7, 2018

Top 2019 Wings

Top 2019 Wing Prospects
September 5, 2018

Top 2019 PGs

Best 2019 PGs in Illinois
September 4, 2018

2019 PG Stock Risers

2019 Stock Risers at Point Guard Position
September 3, 2018

Program Awards: Illinois Wolves

Illinois Wolves Program Awards
August 22, 2018

Q & A: Donovan Newby (2020)

Bloom Guard Talks Summer and Game
August 16, 2018

Recruiting Report: Will Wolfe (2020)

Wolfe Excels with Wolves 16U
August 15, 2018

Recruiting Notebook

Tons of Recruiting Updates Around State
August 14, 2018

Q & A: Conor Enright (2021)

Chat with 2021 Point Guard
August 14, 2018

Keenon Cole to Northern Illinois

Cole Staying In-State
August 10, 2018

Recruiting Report: Frank Jakubicek (2020)

Update with Wolves 16U Post
August 10, 2018

Tom Welch to Loyola

Top 10 In-State Recruit Staying Home
August 9, 2018

July Stock Boosters: 2021 Prospects

2021 Prospects that Elevated Stock in July
August 9, 2018

July Stock Boosters: 2020 Prospects

2020 July Stock Risers
August 8, 2018

Francisco’s Finest: UAA Finals 2019 Surprises

Francisco’s Finest: UAA Finals 2019 Surprises
August 7, 2018

July Stock Boosters: 2019 Prospects

20 Prospects Who Boosted Stock in July
August 7, 2018

Francisco’s Finest: UAA Finals 2019 Stock Raisers

Francisco’s Finest: UAA Finals 2019 Stock Raisers
August 7, 2018

Recruiting Report: Anthony Sayles (2021)

Top 2021 Point Guards Chats Big 10 Visits
August 7, 2018

Sin City Seniors Standouts (Part 3)

A look at part three of the top seniors we saw from across the country in Las Vegas last week.
July 31, 2018

Summer Jam: 2020 & 2021 Recruiting Notebook

Recruiting Updates from 2020 and 2021 Prospects
July 27, 2018

UAA Finals: Illinois Wolves vs B Maze

Wolves Move to 2-0 in Vegas
July 26, 2018

Summer Jam: 2021 Evals

Evaluations of Rising Sophomores
July 26, 2018

Summer Jam: 2020 Evals Pt 1

We Dive into Rising Juniors from Summer Jam
July 25, 2018

Summer Jam: 2019 Evals Pt 2

More Evaluations of 2019 Illinois Prospects
July 24, 2018

Summer Jam: National Evals

Evaluations of Elite National Prospects at Summer Jam
July 23, 2018

Summer Jam: Saturday Standouts

More Big Time Performances in Milwaukee
July 21, 2018

Summer Jam: Derrick's Friday Dimes

Dj Steward, Chris Hodges & more standout Friday night at NY2LA Summer Jam!
July 21, 2018

Summer Jam: Friday Standouts

Tons of Illinois Standouts Friday!
July 20, 2018

Marquise Kennedy Video

Kennedy Talks Crazy Offer Week
July 20, 2018

Summer Jam: Thursday Standouts

Tons of Huge Performances on Thursday
July 19, 2018

NY2LA Summer Jam Recap: Day 2

Who stood out on day two of the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam?
July 19, 2018

Highlights: Phenom Drops Illinois Wolves at Summer Jam

David Joplin, Jamari Sibley, Jalen Johnson, Reece Beekman, Isaac Lindsey, Carter Gilmore, Patrick Baldwin Jr.
July 19, 2018

NY2LA Summer Jam Recap: Day 1

Jalen Johnson and Phenom University took care of business on opening night. Who else stood out on day of the NY2LA Summer Jam?
July 18, 2018

Summer Jam: Wednesday Standouts

Who Shined on Opening Night of Second Live Period?
July 18, 2018

UAA Challenge Arizona Recap

A recap of the top Arizona talent and teams taking part in the UAA Challenge in Atlanta.
July 17, 2018

2020 Intriguing Prospects to Watch in July

10 Intriguing 2020s to Watch
July 7, 2018

Interesting 2019s to Follow in July

Players to Watch in July
July 5, 2018

Top 2021 Posts

Top 2021 Posts in Illinois
July 4, 2018

Top 2021 Wings

Strong Wing Class in 2021
July 4, 2018

2021 Wing Stock Risers

2021 Wing Stock Boosters
July 3, 2018

Ciaran Brayboy to Harvard

Top Ranked Center Goes Ivy League
July 3, 2018

Top 2021 PGs

2021 Top PGs
July 3, 2018

July Storylines in Illinois

July Storylines to Follow
July 1, 2018

Top 2020 Post Prospects

Top 2020 Posts in Illinois
June 29, 2018

2020 Small College Wings

Small College Wings in 2020
June 28, 2018

Top 2020 Wings

Top 2020 Wings in Illinois
June 27, 2018

2020 Wing Stock Risers

2020 Wing Stock Risers
June 27, 2018

Top 2020 PGs

Top 2020 PGs in Illinois
June 26, 2018

2019 Small College Posts

Small College Posts in Illinois 2019 Class
June 22, 2018

Top 2019 Posts

Top 2019 Posts
June 22, 2018

2019 Post Stock Risers

Post Stock Risers in 2019
June 21, 2018

Top 2019 Wings

Top 2019 Wings in Illinois
June 20, 2018

Illinois 2018 NBA Draft Prospects

Illinois Trio Will Be Drafted Thursday
June 19, 2018

Top 2019 PGs

Top Illinois 2019 PGs
June 19, 2018

2019 PG Stock Risers

Lead Guard Stock Risers
June 18, 2018

Recap: Wisconsin Team Camp Day 2

Who stood out on day two of Wisconsin's team camp?
June 17, 2018

Recruiting Report: Chris Hodges (2021)

Hodges Talks Early Big 10 Interest
June 11, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Isaiah Barnes (2021)

Barnes is Intriguing 2021 Wing
June 8, 2018

Recruiting Report: Keenon Cole (2019)

Athletic Four Man Garners D1 Interest
June 2, 2018

Director's Cut: Ohio Edition (Part 2)

Mid-Season updates from: Columbus Kings, Mid Ohio Pumas 2020 and Dayton Metro.
May 31, 2018

Grassroots Team Rankings 17U (Spring Edition)

Explaining the top 20 teams in Ohio.
May 29, 2018

Prep Hoops Show-Me Showdown (The Shooters)

Some excellent marksmen at the Show-Me Showdown
May 28, 2018

What We Learned: Arch Elite Showcase

Notes from Arch Elite Showcase!
May 24, 2018

Arch Elite Showcase: 2021 Evaluations

2021 Evals from St. Louis Event
May 24, 2018

Arch Elite Showcase: 2020 Evaluations

2020 Evals from Arch Elite Showcase
May 23, 2018

Arch Elite Showcase: 2019 Evaluations

2019 Evals from St. Louis
May 22, 2018

Tom Welch Video

Welch Discusses Latest Offers & Interest
May 21, 2018

Arch Elite Showcase: Saturday Standouts

Standouts from Saturday in STL
May 20, 2018

Arch Elite Showcase Preview

Preview of Arch Elite Showcase
May 18, 2018

Preview: Arch Elite Showcase

Excellent field of team from Midwest come to St. Louis
May 17, 2018

Recruiting Report: Ciaran Brayboy (2019)

Center Updates Latest on Recruitment
May 16, 2018

Run-N-Slam: Eric's 2021 Top Performers

I give my top 2021 performers from this past weekend at Run-N-Slam.
May 10, 2018

What We Learned: Run N Slam

What We Learned in Ft. Wayne!
May 9, 2018

Run N Slam: 2021 Evaluations

Evals of 2021s at Run N Slam
May 9, 2018

Run n’ Slam: Northeast Ohio Standouts

Spotlighting the top Northeast Ohio performances from Fort Wayne.
May 9, 2018

Run-N-Slam: Mason's Top 2019 Performers

My top performers in the 2019 class from the Run-N-Slam.
May 8, 2018

Run N Slam: 2020 Evaluations

Evaluations of 2020s in Ft. Wayne
May 8, 2018

Run N Slam: 2019 Evaluations

Look at 2019s in Ft. Wayne
May 8, 2018

Notebook: Saturday at Run-N-Slam

Here's my notebook from Saturday's action at Run-N-Slam.
May 7, 2018

Who Was Player of Week?

Vote for Player of Week!
May 7, 2018

Run N Slam: Sunday Standouts

Sunday Standouts from Ft. Wayne
May 6, 2018

Run N Slam: Saturday Standouts

Who Made Noise Saturday in Ft. Wayne?
May 5, 2018

Run N Slam: Friday Standouts

Young Prospects Shine on Friday
May 5, 2018

Run N Slam Preview

Run Slam This Weekend in Ft. Wayne!
May 4, 2018

What We Learned: Indianapolis Live Period

What We Learned in Indy
May 3, 2018

UAA Session II: 2019 Evaluations Pt. II

We take a look at our evaluations from UAA Session II.
May 3, 2018

UAA: National Evaluations

Who Stood out at UAA?
May 3, 2018

UAA: Illinois Evaluations

Evaluations of Illinois Wolves at UAA
May 2, 2018

UAA Session II: Evaluations Pt. I

We breakdown our evaluations from UAA Session II.
May 2, 2018

UAA: Sunday Standouts

2020s Dominate Sunday at UAA
April 30, 2018

Notebook: Saturday In Indianapolis

Taking a look at Saturday in Indianapolis for the second live period.
April 29, 2018

Circle City Shootout: 2021 Standouts Pt. 2

We finish our evaluations of the Circle City Shootout with part two of the 2021 class.
April 27, 2018

Circle City Shootout: 2021 Standouts Pt. 1

We finish looking at players from last weekend. This time, part one of the 2021 class.
April 27, 2018

Live Period 2: Shoe Company Teams Preview

Preview of Illinois Based Shoe Company Teams
April 26, 2018

Intro: Bryce Hopkins (2021)

Hopkins One to Watch
April 25, 2018

Live Period Recap: Illinois Shoe Circuit Teams

Shoe Circuit Teams During Session 1
April 23, 2018

Notebook: Sunday at Circle City Shootout

I review my notes at the Circle City Shootout at Noblesville.
April 22, 2018

Recruiting Report: Marquise Kennedy (2019)

Kennedy Takes Next Step
April 20, 2018

Live Period: Shoe Company Weekend Preview

Previews of Illinois Shoe Company Teams Weekends
April 19, 2018

Intro: Anthony Sayles (2021)

Sayles is One of 2021 Best Lead Guards
April 15, 2018

Recruiting Report: Perry Cowan (2019)

Update with DePaul Prep Top 10 Junior
April 13, 2018

Recruiting Report: Max Christie (2021)

Christie is ELITE 2021 Prospect
April 11, 2018

Drew Peterson to Rice

Top Uncommitted Talks Decision
April 10, 2018

Recruiting Report: Bryant Brown (2019)

#5 2019 Talks Shot Improvement, Recruiting
April 9, 2018

Recruiting Report: Thomas Welch (2019)

Welch Talks Visits, Offers
April 7, 2018

Marquise Kennedy Wins Player of Week

Kennedy Has Big Opening Weekend With Wolves
April 6, 2018

What We Learned: Swish N Dish

Lots of Thoughts from Swish N Dish
April 5, 2018

Swish N Dish: 2021 & 2022 Evals

Evals for Young Illinois Prospects at Swish N Dish
April 4, 2018

Swish N Dish: 2020 Evals

Look at 2020s in Illinois
April 4, 2018

Swish N Dish: 2019 Evals Pt 1

Scouting 2019s from Illinois
April 3, 2018

Derrick's Dimes – NY2LA Swish N' Dish Sunday Standouts 

Swish N Dish Sunday Standouts! Kyonte Thomas, Markeise Irvin, Ej Liddell & More!
April 2, 2018

PrepHoopsIllinois Player of the Week

Who Was Player of Week?
April 2, 2018

Swish N Dish: Scott's Sunday Standouts

Who Shined on Sunday?
April 2, 2018

Derrick's Dimes – NY2LA Saturday Standouts 

Derrick's Dimes - NY2LA Saturday Standouts! Bryant Brown, Tevin Smith, Kahlil Whitney & More!
April 1, 2018

Swish N Dish: Scott's Saturday Standouts

Lots of Big Performances on Saturday
April 1, 2018

Swish N Dish: Scott's Friday Standouts

Who Shined on Opening Night?
March 31, 2018

Swish N Dish Preview

Preview of Swish N Dish
March 28, 2018

2019 Potential Spring Stock Risers

Potential Stock Risers
March 25, 2018

Spring Storylines: Class of 2019

10 Storylines for the 2019 Class
March 23, 2018

Best Available: 2018 Centers

Top Centers Uncommitted in Illinois
March 22, 2018

Best Available: 2018 PF

What Power Forwards Remain Uncommitted?
March 22, 2018

Best Available: 2018 SF

Top Small Forwards Remaining
March 21, 2018

Best Available: 2018 SG

Top Two Guards on Board
March 21, 2018

Best Available: 2018 PGs

Top Unsigned PGs
March 20, 2018

Recruiting Report: Bryant Brown (2019)

Brown Chats Monster Year
March 2, 2018

Recruiting Report: Drew Peterson (2018)

Peterson Breaks Down Latest
February 27, 2018

Freshman 15

15 2021 Prospects That Have Emerged
February 15, 2018

5 Best: Bloom vs Thornton

Bloom Sophomores Shine in Road Win
February 14, 2018

Top 2020 Post Prospects

Tons of Potential D1 Posts in 2020
February 10, 2018

Class of 2020 Top PGs

Top PGs in 2020
February 6, 2018

Senior Sunday: Recruiting Updates

Recruiting Updates Across State
February 4, 2018

Class of 2019 Post Sleepers

Sleeper Posts in 2019
February 3, 2018

Top Class of 2019 Posts

Top 2019 Posts in Illinois
February 2, 2018

Class of 2019 Post Stock Risers

Post Stock Risers in 2019
February 2, 2018

Class of 2019 Wing Sleepers

2019 Wing Sleepers
February 1, 2018

Top Class of 2019 Wings

Best Wings in 2019
February 1, 2018

2020 Top Illinois Posts

Deep Post Group in 2020
November 16, 2017

2020 Top Illinois PGs

Top 2020 PGs in Illinois
November 14, 2017

2020 Illinois PG Stock Risers

Point Guard Stock Risers
November 14, 2017

Looking Forward: 2019 Prospects

2019's We Are Looking Forward to Watching
November 2, 2017

Overall Prospect Rankings: By the Numbers

Analytical Look at Top 50
October 29, 2017

Overall Prospect Rankings: #46 - #50

Illinois Rankings Regardless of Class
October 19, 2017

Illinois Wolves UAA 17U

Illinois Wolves UAA 16U

Illinois Wolves UAA 15U