Whitney Young center Jahlil Okafor, ESPN's No. 1-ranked junior in the country, will hold in-home visits for Baylor, Duke, Kansas and Michigan State next week and already has hosted Ohio State, according to Okafor's father.
Illinois announced a one-year contract extension and salary raise for men's basketball coach John Groce on Saturday. The contract would keep Groce with the Illini through the 2017-18 season and raise his annual salary by $200,000 to $1.6 million.
Simeon senior forward Jabari Parker has always dreamed of being a McDonald's All-American partly because of its prestigious status, but also because it was something Derrick Rose did in his Simeon career.
Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin and Simeon coach Robert Smith have each been suspended four games due to their conduct following their game on Jan. 16, according to a Chicago Public Schools spokesperson on Wednesday.