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Old Dec 4, 2017, 11:30 AM   #726
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MILLER HAS NEXT IN CHICAGO

Things have been somewhat down in Illinois and Chicago when it comes to big time talent, combo guard of Morgan Park looks like he could be next.

Miller is actually from Peoria and just moved up to Chicago but he's making his presence felt. During the summer I was intrigued by his size, ability to play on or off the ball and his overall feel. Watching him in a high school setting I was more struck by his dangerous jump shooting and how totally unfazed he was by playing on a big stage.

As I look at Chicago prospects in the classes of 2019 and 2020, Miller currently looks like the one with the most potential to set off a big time recruitment and at this time he's the only Chicago based prospect to rank in the national top 50 of either class. He pretty much already has with early offers from Illinois, Kansas, UIC, Bradley, Wake Forest, Memphis and Oklahoma State.


https://basketballrecruiting.rivals....si-s-takeaways
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 01:27 PM   #727
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Lob City Productions‏ @LobCityProd Dec 4
Ayo Dosunmu (@AyoDos_11) of Morgan Park and Khalilieo Terry of Champaign Central were going at it this weekend! @ChiEliteClassichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR6m3a99i6M&t=144s …

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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:13 PM   #728
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I hope this staff is recruiting Khalilieo Terry, some of those highlights were sensational! ...and he's only a HS freshman, what???
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:20 PM   #729
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I hope this staff is recruiting Khalilieo Terry, some of those highlights were sensational! ...and he's only a HS freshman, what???
What number does Khalilieo wear?
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:24 PM   #730
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It's hard to believe that kid is a freshman. Talk about explosive.

Anyone know how tall he is?
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:25 PM   #731
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What number does Khalilieo wear?
He is the one in the white with 20 dunks
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:34 PM   #732
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It's hard to believe that kid is a freshman. Talk about explosive.

Anyone know how tall he is?
6-4 according to a mention by Scott Burgess I saw.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 02:45 PM   #733
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What number does Khalilieo wear?
30 in white.

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Old Dec 5, 2017, 03:45 PM   #734
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6-4 according to a mention by Scott Burgess I saw.
CP3 Rising Stars had him listed at 6'6"

http://floridabasketballbulletin.blo...-camp-top.html
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 03:59 PM   #735
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CP3 Rising Stars had him listed at 6'6"

http://floridabasketballbulletin.blo...-camp-top.html
Growth plates are still open as a freshman
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 04:22 PM   #736
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He's from the Virgin Islands and ended up at Champaign Central? Wha?

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Old Dec 5, 2017, 04:42 PM   #737
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No Mentiion of Illinois...

Four-star Bryan Penn-Johnson updates his status

Bryan Penn-Johnson has kept his recruitment close to vest, but what we do know is that three programs have hosted him for an official visit. In a recent conversation with Rivals.com, Penn-Johnson recapped his visits, discussed another school in the mix, why he decided to wait until the late period to sign and his timetable for a decision.

“I just wanted to make sure I weighed all my options and I picked the best school for me. If it takes a little more time, then that is fine for me,” he said before discussing DePaul, Washington and UCLA. “The three schools that I went on visits to are still involved. LSU is still kind of involved, too.”

https://basketballrecruiting.rivals....-sign-in-april
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 04:47 PM   #738
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No Mentiion of Illinois...

Four-star Bryan Penn-Johnson updates his status

Bryan Penn-Johnson has kept his recruitment close to vest, but what we do know is that three programs have hosted him for an official visit. In a recent conversation with Rivals.com, Penn-Johnson recapped his visits, discussed another school in the mix, why he decided to wait until the late period to sign and his timetable for a decision.

“I just wanted to make sure I weighed all my options and I picked the best school for me. If it takes a little more time, then that is fine for me,” he said before discussing DePaul, Washington and UCLA. “The three schools that I went on visits to are still involved. LSU is still kind of involved, too.”

https://basketballrecruiting.rivals....-sign-in-april
Longer this guy stays unsigned, the more it makes you wonder. He would definitely fill a void we have.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 04:53 PM   #739
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Longer this guy stays unsigned, the more it makes you wonder. He would definitely fill a void we have.
I don't know...I'm not big on hyphenated last names.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 05:05 PM   #740
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I don't know...I'm not big on hyphenated last names.
Particularly when the last of the 3 is Johnson!!.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 05:11 PM   #741
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Particularly when the last of the 3 is Johnson!!.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 05:41 PM   #742
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Very high on BPJ after seeing him live a few times. He can do a lot under the basket, and a big asset on defense.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 05:47 PM   #743
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He's from the Virgin Islands and ended up at Champaign Central? Wha?
Does anyone know the background on this kid and how he ended up in Champaign? I've Googled and failed to find the answer.

Anyone?
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 06:40 PM   #744
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Brad Sturdy Retweeted
Lob City Productions‏ @LobCityProd Dec 4
Ayo Dosunmu (@AyoDos_11) of Morgan Park and Khalilieo Terry of Champaign Central were going at it this weekend! @ChiEliteClassichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR6m3a99i6M&t=144s …
All I heard was Ayo telling Finke...can't stick me. He is improving.
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Old Dec 5, 2017, 06:55 PM   #745
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Does anyone know the background on this kid and how he ended up in Champaign? I've Googled and failed to find the answer.

Anyone?
Upvote.

I'm a Central alum, which makes this especially interesting. In my experience the kids with interesting backgrounds were there because their parents worked at U of I. Hoping that's the case here as well.

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Old Dec 5, 2017, 07:56 PM   #746
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Ayo Dosunmu led Morgan Park with 20 points and six boards (in 3Q) also had the game-winning steal. Cam Burrell had 19 points and 14 rebounds. Kenyon Duling added 15, was huge when Dosunmu was out. Best game I’ve seen so far this season.
https://twitter.com/michaelsobrien/s...20543039459329
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Old Dec 6, 2017, 11:45 AM   #747
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Ayo Dosunmu led Morgan Park with 20 points and six boards (in 3Q) also had the game-winning steal. Cam Burrell had 19 points and 14 rebounds. Kenyon Duling added 15, was huge when Dosunmu was out. Best game I’ve seen so far this season.
https://twitter.com/michaelsobrien/s...20543039459329
Battle of Vincennes (Simeon vs Morgan Park) supposedly happening at MP at 5 pm tomorrow.

https://twitter.com/michaelsobrien/s...61363465637889

Welcome to CPS basketball, where we don't know when or where a game will be played until about 24 hours prior (if that).

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Old Dec 6, 2017, 12:03 PM   #748
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Questions:

1. Does the staff want to sign further players for 18 or save openings for Okoro, Liddell, and Whitney?

2. It has been frequently mentioned how attractive BU's style is for guards. Is it also true for centers or is it a problem to attract big men?
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Old Dec 6, 2017, 12:14 PM   #749
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Questions:

1. Does the staff want to sign further players for 18 or save openings for Okoro, Liddell, and Whitney?

2. It has been frequently mentioned how attractive BU's style is for guards. Is it also true for centers or is it a problem to attract big men?
I think the pitch is pretty attractive to bigs too. Run and get bunch of dunks or kick out 3s. Be able to dribble/pass/shoot like a guard even if you’re not. (Bigs secretly want to be guards)

Pressure out on defense so you can get said dunks or get a bunch of blocks on the backside cleaning up perimeter defensive mistakes, then run and get a bunch of dunks.
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Old Dec 6, 2017, 12:20 PM   #750
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I think the pitch is pretty attractive to bigs too. Run and get bunch of dunks or kick out 3s. Be able to dribble/pass/shoot like a guard even if you’re not. (Bigs secretly want to be guards)

Pressure out on defense so you can get said dunks or get a bunch of blocks on the backside cleaning up perimeter defensive mistakes, then run and get a bunch of dunks.
I'm sensing a theme here...

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