Chicago Curie senior power forward Cliff Alexander, the No. 3-ranked prospect in the ESPN 100, tweeted Monday that his top five schools, in no particular order, are Illinois, DePaul, Michigan State, Kansas and Memphis.
Chicago Curie High School power forward Cliff Alexander, ESPN's No. 2-ranked junior prospect, announced a list of 10 schools he's considering on Friday.
Myke Henry is transferring from Illinois to DePaul.
Jabari Parker's list of favorites excludes Illinois.
Jabari Parker's media exposure will be limited by his family.
Former Illinois guard Crandall Head said Friday he plans to enroll into a Chicago-area junior college for the current semester and transfer to DePaul in the fall.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and two of his assistant watched ESPN's top-ranked junior Jabari Parker at Simeon on Chicago's South Side on Tuesday.
Chicago's college basketball coaches would support a local invitational.
De La Salle senior forward Mike Shaw announced on his Twitter account Monday night that he will make his college commitment at a news conference on Thursday.
This season's outlook on the state of Illinois college basketball is grim
Northwestern remains No. 1 in the latest in-state college hoops rankings.
Scott Powers' Illinois college basketball rankings