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  1. Kentucky offers Curie center Alexander

    Scott Powers

    Although he recruited Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis from Chicago, Kentucky coach John Calipari remarked in December that he didn't have a whole lot experience recruiting players from the area. That is quickly changing. Calipari has been after ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. Club coach watched Davis' unlikely journey

    Scott Powers

    Anthony Davis didn't want to practice with former NFL wide receiver Tai Streets' club basketball team, MeanStreets, when Davis showed up for the first time in the spring of 2010. At that point, Davis was unknown by nearly everyone. He hadn't played ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  3. 2011 in review: Top 5 prep stories

    Scott Powers

    1. Rise of Anthony Davis: He put himself on the basketball map a year ago, but Davis finished his rise in 2011 and cemented himself as the No. 1 player in the Class of 2011. Davis, who played at Perspectives High School, closed out his prep career sh...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  4. Davis leads talented Illinois class of 2011

    Scott Powers

    Illinois produced one of its most talented high school basketball classes in 2011. Now as freshmen, a number of them are already making an impact in the college game. Here's a look at the most notable ones: Anthony Davis, Kentucky, Perspective ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  5. Vote for the "Next" player: Parker? Davis?

    Scott Powers

    Chicago always has been a hotbed for basketball talent, and that continues to be the case today. The past was Isiah Thomas. The present is Derrick Rose. The future is Jabari Parker and Anthony Davis. Parker, a Simeon junior, is considered the N...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  6. Hoops recruiting: 10 things to watch

    Scott Powers

    The first of two July recruiting basketball periods begin on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to keep in mind throughout the coming weeks. 1. DePaul taking next recruiting step: While the Blue Demons improved their team with this year's recruiting clas...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  7. Davis ranked as nation's top recruit

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago area has overflowed with nationally-ranked high school basketball players for the last decade. Derrick Rose, Shannon Brown, Julian Wright, Jereme Richmond, Dee Brown, Sherron Collins and Jon Scheyer were among the country's top players i...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  8. Davis' big year culminates at UC

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO - No high school basketball player has ever likely slammed what Anthony Davis did into one year. On March 30, 2010, no one knew who Davis was. He was a 6-foot-10 junior at Perspectives High School in Chicago, putting up big numbers, but virt...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. Video: Anthony Davis on display

    Scott Powers

    Perspectives forward Anthony Davis shows off his ability at a McDonald's All-American game practice in Chicago on Tuesday....

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  10. One goal: Davis could land top ranking

    Scott Powers

    Perspectives senior forward Anthony Davis will finish No. 1 or 2 in ESPN's final Class of 2011 rankings, which isn't too shabby for a player who wasn't ranked anywhere in the country a year ago. "It's really exciting going from being nowhere to N...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  11. Davis' HS career ends with loss to King

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- People strongly advised Anthony Davis he should transfer from Perspectives for his final season. They told Davis, who had gone from an unknown last spring to ESPN's No. 2 prospect in the country, because he was such a large draw and so t...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  12. Davis, Blackshear ready for all-star show

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Morgan Park guard Wayne Blackshear and Perspectives forward Anthony Davis had the same goal entering this season: To be named McDonald's All-Americans. That goal became a reality on Thursday when both were announced on ESPNU as 2011 sel...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  13. Davis contends for No. 1 ranking

    Scott Powers

    Ten years have passed since the Chicago area claimed the consensus No. 1 senior in the country. Simeon's Derrick Rose, Proviso East's Shannon Brown and Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright all reached the top 10 in the last decade, but only Thornwood'...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  14. Top 10 boys basketball storylines of 2010

    Scott Powers

    Here are the top 10 storylines of the year in area high school boys basketball. 1. The final page: Since committing to Illinois as a freshman, Jereme Richmond became one of the most touted and scrutinized players in the state's history. His every ...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  15. W. Young's frosh big on national stage

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Thursday's ESPNU telecast of Perspectives-Whitney Young wasn't supposed to be about showcasing freshman Paul White, but he made it that way. Facing the No. 2 player in the country in Kentucky recruit Anthony Davis in a nationally-televi...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  16. Full field for hoops Player of the Year award

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago area is stacked with nationally-ranked players, and it should make for a very interesting race to's Player of the Year award. Here's a look at the early front-runners: 1. Morgan Park senior guard Wayne Blackshear Bl...

    Blog | December 11, 2010