Illinois Warriors win Nike Peach Jam

The Illinois Warriors won the Nike Peach Jam on Saturday with a 78-46 victory over BABC. To get to the finals, the Warriors defeated Boo Williams 76-72 earlier on Saturday afternoon. <br><br> Read more on how Illini commitment <b>Jamar Smith</b> and targets <b>Julian Wright</b>, <b>Jon Scheyer</b>, and <b>Justin Dentmon</b> played in this update from

In the semifinal matchup against Boo Williams, the Warriors were led by Julian Wright's 23 points and 14 rebounds. Phillip Perry scored 13, while Illini commitment Jamar Smith added 10 points for the Warriors. Wright, Perry, and Smith were the only Warriors players in double digits. Justin Dentmon scored four points, while Jon Scheyer added eight points.

In the finals against BABC, the Warriors had five players in double figures including Julian Wright's 12, Jon Scheyer's 11, Jamar Smith's 11, Justin Dentmon's 10, and Phillip Perry's 10. Julian Wright also contributed 9 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 blocks in an all around great performance for the wing forward who is down to Arizona, DePaul, and Illinois. Right now it appears that DePaul and Illinois are out ahead of Arizona in the race to land Julian, as Arizona is placing its wing forward hopes on Martell Webster.

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