ST. LOUIS — The feature game of the McDonald's Riverwar High School Basketball All-Star Games on Saturday at Chaifetz Arena on the Saint Louis University campus matched nine Division I recruits from the state of Illinois against eight D-1 recruits from Missouri.
April 12, 2008
Verdell Jones, a 6-foot-4 point guard from Champaign (IL) Central who visited Minnesota earlier in October, had 16 points to lead the Maroons to a 64-44 win over Normal West Wednesday in a game that was puhed back due to inclement weather. Jones, who is considering Minnesota, Kentucky and Tennessee, will play Friday versus the winner of Thrusday's Decatur Eisenhower-Springfield Lanphier game.
March 5, 2008
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue men's basketball coaching staff officially inked two players for the 2008-09 season. Both National Letters of Intent were received by Purdue on Wednesday. Guards Lewis Jackson and Ryne Smith signed NLI's to attend Purdue next season.
November 15, 2007
Lewis Jackson, a 5-foot-9, 175-pound point guard from Decatur (IL) Eisenhower, helped lead Indiana Elite to the semifinals of the adidas Super 64 tournament in Las Vegas this weekend. The lightning-quick playmaker has gotten plenty of recruiting interest and is getting a late push from Minnesota. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Jackson to learn the latest on his recruitment.
July 29, 2007