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  1. Okafor taking recruiting cues from Parker

    Mike Grimala

    Jahlil Okafor is in the middle of the busiest summer of his life. In addition to criss-crossing the country while playing for one of the nation's elite AAU teams, he's currently in Colorado trying out for the USA Basketball U17 National Team. With...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. Summer Schooled: Mac Irvin Fire

    Mike Grimala

    Each week this summer leading up to the AAU National Championships in Orlando in July, ESPNHS will profile one of the nation's top AAU teams and tell you why you should be paying attention. Team: Mac Irvin Fire Location: Chicago, Ill. Coach: Mik...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  3. POWERADE hoops rankings: Final

    Mike Grimala

    The question at the beginning of the season was simple. Everyone knew Simeon would start out at No. 1 in the POWERADE state rankings, but could the Wolverines hold off every challenger and finish the year on top? Against such a deep, talented fiel...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  4. POWERADE hoops rankings: Week 12

    Mike Grimala

    With the state playoffs beginning this week, the picture remains as clear as it has been all year. Simeon is locked in at No. 1, and the rest of the state is chasing the Wolverines. Junior forward Jabari Parker is pretty much a lock to win Gatorad...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  5. No. 6 Findlay Prep routs No. 1 Simeon

    Mike Grimala

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - There will likely be a new team atop the next POWERADE FAB 50 rankings after No. 1 Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) fell to No. 6 Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), 75-50, at the Spalding Hoophall Classic on Monday. Simeon never found its ...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  6. Hoophall preview: Spotlight on Nunn

    Mike Grimala

    ESPNHS writer Ronnie Flores previews this weekend's Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass., with Five Burning Questions. Flores' top question concerns the No. 1 team in the country, Simeon. From Flores' story: Which team has the most to prove at ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  7. POWERADE hoops rankings: Simeon escapes with top spot

    Mike Grimala

    It was close, but Simeon was able to defeat Miller Grove (Ga.), 59-56, in the Cancer Research Classic to stay undefeated on the season. Junior forward Jabari Parker and junior guard Kendrick Nunn were instrumental in the victory, combining for 38 ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  8. Stock Watch: Nunn, Okafor come through in prime time

    Mike Grimala

    Stock Watch was tuned into the ESPN network on Saturday night, as the Simeon and Whitney Young basketball teams played televised games in the Cancer Research Classic. Both of their opponents were nationally ranked, but a pair of players helped their ...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  9. More on Simeon-Miller Grove hoops

    Mike Grimala

    ESPNHS basketball editor Jason Jordan checks in with a preview of the Simeon-Miller Grove (Ga.) battle, which is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow night on ESPN2. One of the points Jordan brings up is that while Miller Grove has faltered early on this season, ...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  10. True or False: Special guest Jabari Parker

    Mike Grimala

    Simeon is set to play one of its biggest games of the season on Saturday night, when the Wolverines travel to West Virginia to take on Miller Grove (Ga.) in the Cancer Research Classic. Miller Grove is ranked No. 34 in the POWERADE FAB 50, and the te...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  11. Five Days of List-Mas: NBA players from Illinois

    Mike Grimala

    Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday Whether you're putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you're making that special list for Santa, there's nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  12. Five Days of List-Mas: IL's A-List

    Mike Grimala

    Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday Whether you're putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you're making that special list for Santa, there's nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday seas...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  13. Jabari Parker is the nation's No. 1 junior

    Mike Grimala

    This story originally appeared in the Holiday issue of ESPNHS magazine's Illinois edition. In Chicago, word spreads quickly. The city's reputation for producing basketball talent has everyone on the lookout, as locals are always eager to find the ...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  14. All-State Hoops: Illinois

    Mike Grimala

    See all 51 All-State teams. With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in Illinois. We've broken down the state's top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included a whole ...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  15. Simeon tops preseason basketball rankings

    Mike Grimala

    There was little doubt who would open the season at No. 1 in the POWERADE state rankings. Simeon also holds the top spot in the preseason FAB 50, thanks largely to junior forward Jabari Parker, who has led Simeon to back-to-back state championship...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  16. Jabari Parker draws a crowd at Simeon open gym

    Mike Grimala

    As detailed by Scott Powers in this ESPNChicago story, Simeon's open gym yesterday had all the star power of a Hollywood red carpet premier. The main attraction was junior forward Jabari Parker, the top-ranked player in the ESPNU Super 60. Duke is...

    Blog | September 14, 2011