2012 DePaul Team Camp Preview

DePaul men's basketball coach Oliver Purnell hosts his third annual High School Team Camp on the west side of Chicago at ATTACK Athletics beginning on Monday. The camp features 31 high school teams and a bevy of prep talent from Illinois and as far away as Detroit, Michigan. We preview some of the top prospects in this report…

This week's team camp features one of the better fields of any high school tournament in Illinois this summer. Purnell and his DePaul staff have assembled some of the best teams from throughout Illinois, Northwest Indiana, and even Michigan.

Purnell and his staff evaluated a lot of the local talent during the April evaluation period and will be recruiting those in attendance during and after the Team Camp.

Play gets underway at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Participating in the following 31 team field are:

Bowman Academy (Gary, Indiana), defending DePaul Team Camp champion for 2011
Cass Tech (Detroit)
Chatham Glenwood
Crane Tech
De La Salle
Glenbrook North
Hales Franciscan
Hyde Park
Marian Catholic
Morgan Park
Mount Carmel
Normal University High, Normal, Illinois
North Chicago
North Lawndale
Perspectives Calumet
Providence St. Mel
Proviso East
Springfield Lanphier
St. Joseph's
Von Steuben

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

Class of 2013

Sterling Brown - Proviso East
Kyle Davis - Morgan Park
Alvin Ellis - DeLaSalle
Billy Garrett, Jr. – Morgan Park (** Garrett has already verbally committed to DePaul)
Kendrick Nunn – Simeon
Jabari Parker – Simeon
Kendall Pollard – Simeon
Marquise Pryor – Orr
Gavin Schilling – DeLaSalle
Jaylon Tate - Simeon
Xzavier Taylor - Morgan Park
Russell Woods - Leo

Class of 2014

Cliff Alexander - Curie
Peyton Allen – Chatham Glenwood
Larry Austin – Springfield Lanphier
Keita Bates-Diop – Normal
Josh Cunningham – Morgan Park
Tyquone Greer – Orr
Marlon Jones – Orr
Justin King – Bowman
Tevin King - Providence St. Mel
Paul Turner - St. Joes
Tyler Ulis – Marion Catholic

Class of 2015

Jordan Ash – St. Joseph's
Joffrey Brown – St. Joseph's
Kain Harris – Morgan Park
Brandon Hutton – Simeon
Luwane Pipkins – Bogan
D.J. Williams – Simeon


Some prospects may miss one or two days of the camp because they are playing with the 17 and Under USA Basketball national team this week, they are:

Larry Austin – Springfield Lanphier
Kendrick Nunn – Simeon
Jabari Parker - Simeon

Also, Gavin Schilling has been overseas playing with the German national team.

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

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