NIU Huskies Team Camp Comes to Proviso West

Northern Illinois men's basketball coach Ricardo Patton welcomes in the best in high school hoops prospects this weekend as the Huskies host their annual High School team camp. This year there is a new twist as the camp moves to the western suburbs.

Northern Illinois hosts their satellite team camp at Proviso West High School on Friday and Saturday. It's a new venue for the Huskies, who previously held their camp at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.

NIU coach Ricardo Patton welcomes some of the best teams from throughout the area and even has a special guest in defending Minnesota state champion St. Paul Johnson, who went 36-0 last season.

Participating in the 18 team field at Proviso West in suburban Hillside are:

Mount Carmel (2009 Defending Champ)
Lincoln Park
New Trier
Loyola Academy
Hyde Park
South Shore
Rockford Auburn
St. Paul Johnson (Minnesota)
Proviso West
Hales Franciscan
Al Raby
St. Ignatius

Below are the pools and schedule. will be in attendance for our third straight year covering the team camp.

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1. Evanston
2. Conant
3. Mt. Carmel
4. Loyola Academy
5. Rockford Auburn
6. Proviso West


1. Hillcrest
2. Foreman
3. New Trier
4. St. Paul Johnson (MN)
5. Al Raby
6. St. Ignatius


1. Hyde Park
2. Lincoln Park
3. Hales Fransican
4. Curie
5. Hononegah
6. South Shore

Schedule - Friday, June 18th

8:45 AM
Evanston vs. Conant, Loyola vs. Auburn, Mt. Carmel vs. Proviso West

9:45 AM
Auburn vs. Mt. Carmel, Proviso West vs. Conant, Loyola vs. Evanston

12:00 PM
Proviso West vs. Loyola, Conant vs. Mt. Carmel, Evanston vs. Auburn

1:00 PM
Conant vs. Auburn, Mt. Carmel vs. Loyola, Proviso West vs. Evanston

2:00 PM
St. Ignatius vs. New Trier, Hillcrest vs. Foreman, St. Paul Johnson vs. Al Raby

Curie vs. Hononegah, Hyde Park vs. Lincoln Park, South Shore vs. Hales

3:30 PM
St. Paul Johnson vs. Hillcrest, Al Raby vs. New Trier, St. Ignatius vs. Foreman

4:15 PM
South Shore vs. Lincoln Park, Hononegah vs. Hales, Curie vs. Hyde Park

5:00 PM
Foreman vs. New Trier, St. Ignatius vs. St. Paul Johnson, Hillcrest vs. Al Raby

5:45 PM
Lincoln Park vs. Hales, Hyde Park vs. Hononegah, South Shore vs. Curie

6:30 PM
Foreman vs. Al Raby, St. Ignatius vs. Hillcrest, St. Paul Johnson vs. New Trier

7:15 PM
Hales vs. Curie, South Shore vs. Hyde Park, Lincoln Park vs. Hononegah

Saturday, June 19th

8:45 AM
Mt. Carmel vs. Evanston, Proviso West vs. Auburn, Loyola vs. Conant

9:30 AM
Al Raby vs. St. Ignatius, Foreman vs. St. Paul Johnson, New Trier vs. Hillcrest

10:15 AM
South Shore vs. Hononegah, Lincoln Park vs. Curie, Hales vs. Hyde Park

**Single Elimination Tournament begins at 11:30 a.m.

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