2011 DePaul Team Camp Preview

DePaul men's basketball coach Oliver Purnell hosts his second annual High School Team Camp on the west side of Chicago at ATTACK Athletics beginning on Monday. The camp features 30 high school teams and a bevy of prep talent from Illinois and Northwest Indiana. We preview some of the top prospects in this report…

This week's team camp features one of the strongest fields of any high school tournament in Illinois this summer. Purnell and his DePaul staff have assembled the best teams from throughout Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Play gets underway at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Participating in the following 30 team field are:

Al Raby
Bowman (Gary, Indiana)
De La Salle
Downers Grove South
Hales Franciscan
Hope Academy
Hyde Park
La Lumiere (LaPorte, Indiana)
Morgan Park
Mount Carmel
North Chicago
North Lawndale
Orr (2010 DePaul Team Camp champion)
Providence St. Mel
Proviso East
Springfield Lanphier
St. Joseph's
Von Steuben
Whitney Young

Below are some of the top prospects competing in the camp:

Class of 2012

Eddie Alcantara – Hales Franciscan
Aaric Armstead – Hales Franciscan
Jermaine Morgan - Whitney Young
Darius Paul – Warren
Aaron Simpson - N. Chicago
Steve Taylor – Simeon (Number one prospect in the state)
Jerron Wilbut – Downers Grove South

Class of 2013

Sterling Brown - Proviso East
Kyle Davis - Hyde Park
Alvin Ellis - DeLaSalle
Alex Foster – DeLaSalle
Billy Garrett, Jr. – Morgan Park (** Garrett has already verbally committed to DePaul)
Tommy Hamilton – Whitney Young
Jalen James – Hope Academy
Gavin Schilling – DeLaSalle
Jaylon Tate - Simeon
Xzavier Taylor - Morgan Park
Russell Woods - Leo

Class of 2014

Cliff Alexander - Curie
Tevin King - Providence St. Mel
Erick Locke - Brooks
Paul Turner - St. Joes
Paul White - Whitney Young


Four top prospects will not be at the camp because they are playing on the 16 and Under USA Basketball national team this week, they are:

Larry Austin – Springfield Lanphier
Kendrick Nunn – Simeon
Jahlil Okafor – Whitney Young
Jabari Parker - Simeon

For complete coverage of the DePaul Team Camp, stay tuned to WeAreDePaul.com.

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