Brooks Will Be Patient

Robinson (IL) High's Nick Brooks doesn't seem to be in any specific hurry to make a decision. The small forward is weighing all of his options.

Brooks Taking His Time

Nick Brooks, a small forward from Robinson (IL) High currently lists Butler, Illinois, DePaul and Ball State among his favorite schools. Right now, according to Brooks, he doesn't have an offer from any of them. In reality, he shouldn't be concerned at this point. Our information, though Brooks might not fully understand the process, says that some of the schools on his list have offered; Illinois has not.

Brooks is one of those guys who usually is around the ball and makes plays. He's an average athlete who compensates with savvy. He's one of those guys who gets 15 or 20 in an AAU game but does it quietly.

"I'll just keep playing and then whatever happens, happens," Brooks said. "I'll have it done before the summer is over or next basketball season for sure.

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