Rick Bolus' High Potential Basketball Recruiting Service, Inc.
Boys ~ October 2012 Edition
Illinois' Preseason Positioner For 2012-13
NAME HT CLASS   POS    SCHOOL
Top 12
Jabari Parker 6-7 Sr WF Chicago Simeon
Jahil Okafor 6-10 Jr C Chicago Young
Cliff Alexander 6-8 Jr PF Chicago Curie
Kieta Bates-Diop 6-7 Jr CF Normal University
Kendrick Nunn 6-2 Sr 2G Chicago Simeon
Kendall Stephens 6-5 Sr 2G St. Charles East
Billy Garrett 6-3 Sr PG Chicago Morgan Park
Malcolm Hill 6-4 Sr 2G Belleville East
Kyle Davis 6-1 Sr PG Chicago Morgan Park
Larry Austin 6-0 Jr PG Springfield Lanphier
Sterling Brown 6-4 Sr WF South Holland Seton Academy
Thomas Hamilton 6-8 Sr C Chicago Young
Top Player on the Rise
Josh Cunningham 6-6 Jr CF Chicago Morgan Park
Second 12
Paul White 6-8 Jr PF Chicago Young
Jaylon Tate 6-1 Sr PG Chicago DeLaSalle Institute
Alex Foster 6-7 Sr PF South Holland Seton Academy
Alvin Ellis 6-5 Sr WF Chicago De La Salle Institute
Nate Taphorn 6-6 Sr SM Pekin
Tyquane Greer 6-5 Jr CF Chicago Orr
Sean O'Mara 6-9 Jr C Lisle Benet Academy
Malek Harris 6-7 Jr CF Orland Park Carl Sandburg
Ethan Happ 6-7 Jr CF Taylor Ridge Rockridge
Charles Matthews 6-3 So 2G Chicago St. Rita
Dennis Williams 6-5 So CF Chicago Simeon
Xzavier Taylor 6-9 Sr C Chicago Morgan Park
The Second 25
(Listed alphabetically)
Jubril Adekoya 6-6 Sr CF Tinley Park Andrews
Peyton Allen 6-3 Jr WF Chatham Glenwood
Ore Arogundade 6-2 Jr 2G Arlington Heights St. Viator
Jordan Ash 6-0 So 2G Westchester St.Joseph
Darius Austin 6-5 Jr SM Cakohia
Jared Brownridge 6-1 Sr CG Aurora Waubonsie Valley
Jalen Brunson 6-0 So PG Lincolnshire Stevenson
David Cohn 6-1 Sr CG Elmhurst York
Garrett Covington 6-5 Sr SM Edwardsville
Nick Czarnowski 6-7 Jr C-F Naperville Central
Andrew Drone 6-11 Sr C Ridgeway Gallatin Co.
Amanze Egekeze 6-5 Jr WF Huntley
Marlon Jones 6-8 Jr C Chicago Orr
Robert Knar 6-0 Sr PG Mundelein
Keith Langston 6-4 Sr SM Chicago St. Patrick
Jovan Mooring 6-1 Sr 2G Country Club Hills Hillcrest
De Shawn Munson 6-3 Sr SM East St. Louis
Quinten Payne 6-4 Sr SM St. Charles North
Kendall Pollard 6-5 Sr WF Chicago Simeon
Marquise Pryor 6-6 Sr PF Chicago Orr
Moshawn Thomas 6-8 Sr CF Chicago Hyde Park
Tyler Ulis 5-8 Jr PG Chicago Marian Catholic
Lexus Williams 5-11 Sr PG Chicago Marist
Russell Woods 6-8 Sr PF Chicago Simeon
Milik Yarbrough 6-4 Jr SM Zion Zion-Benton
Second Player on the Rise
* Tyler Jackson 6-11 So C LaGrange Park Nazareth Acdemy
The Third 25
(Listed alphabetically)
JaVairius Amos-Mays 6-2 Jr 2G North Chicago
Jarrard Davis 6-3 Sr 2G Chicago Uplift
Lorenzo Dillard 6-1 Sr CG Skokie Niles North
* Sam Downey 6-9 Sr C Lake Forest
Morris Dunnigan 6-2 Sr CG Joliet West
Royale Ewing 6-2 Sr CG Chicago St. Patrick
Marius Hill 6-5 Sr PF Flossmoor Homewood-Flossmoor
Torrence Johnson 6-3 Jr PG Chicago Morgan Park
Marvie Keith 5-10 Sr PG Crete Crete-Monee
Victor Law 6-5 Jr WF Chicago St. Rita
Paris Lee 6-0 Sr CG Maywood Proviso East
Ronald Lewis 6-4 Sr SM Westchester St.Joseph
Eric Locke 6-0 Jr 2G Chicago Brooks
Jim Lundquist 6-5 Sr CF Schaumburg
Alex Majewski 6-6 Sr WF Chicago Brother Rice
Andrew McAuliffe 6-7 Sr PF Northbrook Glenbrook North
Elliott McGaughy 6-2 Sr 2G Oswego
L.C. McIntosh 6-2 Sr 2G Chicago Marist
Keenan Minor 6-2 Sr PG Cahokia
Ben Moore 6-7 Sr PF Bolingbrook
Sean O'Brien 6-6 Sr WF Mundelein
A.J. Patty 6-7 Sr PF Westchester St.Joseph
Waller Perez 6-4 Sr WF Berwyn Morton West
Alec Peters 6-6 Sr WF Washington
Preston Wells 6-0 Sr PG Peoria Richwoods
Third Player on the Rise
Isaiah Moss 6-4 So WF Frankfort Lincoln Way-East
The Fourth 25
(Listed alphabetically)
John Bonk 5-11 Sr CG LaGrange Park Nazareth Acdemy
Marcus Fair 5-11 Sr PG Plainfield North
Johnny Griffin 6-2 Sr 2G Chicago Heights Bloom Twp.
Kain Harris 6-2 So SM Chicago Morgan Park
A.J. Johnson 6-4 Sr CF Oblong
Jordan Johnson 5-11 Sr PG Waukegan
Tevin King 6-0 Jr PG Chicago Providence St. Mel
Matt Kruse 6-8 Sr C Monticello
Phillip Lee 6-2 Sr 2G Chicago Hyde Park
Jake Maestranzi 5-9 Sr PG South Elgin
Dominique Matthews 6-0 Jr PG Chicago St. Rita
Prentiss Nixon 5-11 So PG Bolingbrook
Makur Puou 6-9 Jr C Mooseheart ??
Terrance Quinn 6-1 Sr CG Chicago Morgan Park
* Max Rothschild 6-6 Jr CF Chicago University Lab
Kamal Shasi 6-0 Sr 2G South Holland Seton Academy
Miles Simelton 6-1 Sr 2G Oswego
Devonte Taylor 6-4 Sr WF Waukegan
Drew Thomas 6-4 Sr CF Chicago C.I.C.S.
Paul Turner 6-4 Jr SM Westchester St.Joseph ?? (may have relocated)
Lance Whitaker 6-3 Sr CG Bartlett ?? (may have relocated)
Arie Williams 5-7 Sr PG Elgin
Lamar Wofford-Humphrey 6-7 Sr C-F Flossmoor Homewood-Flossmoor
Joel Wurm 6-6 Sr C-F Georgetown LaSalette Academy
Brad Zaumseil 6-0 Sr PG Barrington
Fourth Player on the Rise
* Ben Coupet 6-7 Fr PF Chicago Simeon
Honorable Mention
(Listed alphabetically)
Sire Carroll 6-6 Jr CF Chicago Farragut
Jerome Davis 6-5 Jr PF Waukegan
Riley Glassman 6-4 Jr SM Palatine Fremd
Cody Hildebrand 6-0 Jr 2G Payson Payson-Seymour
Brandon Hutton 6-3 So 2G Chicago Simeon
Detalion Jackson 6-10 Jr C Chicago Curie
Jon Johnson 6-7 Jr PF Niles Notre Dame
Jon Junkroski 6-7 Sr C-F Frankfort Lincoln-Way East
Thomas Kopelman 6-1 Jr 2G Rockford Lutheran
Michael Moss 6-3 Sr WF Frankfort Lincoln Way-East
Luwane Pipkins 5-9 So PG Chicago Bogan
Darreon Reddick 6-2 Jr CG Belleville East
Kareem Simmons 6-5 Jr PF Westchester St.Joseph
Daunte Stevens 6-2 Jr SM Niles Notre Dame
Jakob Voss 6-2 Sr SM Payson Payson-Seymour
* Kevin White 6-2 Jr CG Palos Hills Stagg
Malik Wildermuth 6-5 Jr WF Normal University
Other Updates
* A.J. Riley 6-3 Sr 2G Peoria Manual-moved to Indiana
* Gavin Schilling 6-8 Sr C-F Chicago DeLalle Institute-moved to Nevada
   
*denotes updates and newcomers
PREPHOOPS Note:  These Rankings are provided by Rick Bolus who may be reached at bolus@insightbb.com
Rick Bolus player rankings are based on college potential and are a result of personal observations along with communications with the coaches.  Since the rankings are based on college potential, they are not meant to be indicators for Mr. Basketball and other honors.  Players can move up or down in rankings over a period of time.
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