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Chicago Hoops Top 50 2003 Prospects
Player Height Position School
1. Shannon Brown 6-3 Shooting Guard Proviso East
Michigan State recruit. Ranks among the Top 10 players in the country.
2. Richard McBride 6-3 Shooting Guard Springfield Lanphier
Illinois recruit. Big time shooter. Strong. Excellent offensive skills.
3. Dameon Mason 6-5 Guard/Forward West Aurora
Marquette recruit. A stellar athlete. Superb mid-range game. Will be tough to stop when his jumper gains range and consistency.
4. Brian Randle 6-8 Small Forward Peoria Notre Dame
Illinois recruit. Great potential. Excellent size and versatility. Must stay healthy.
5. Jimmie Miles 6-2 Point Guard Rich Central
Valparaiso recruit. Excellent all-around skill package.
6. Othyus Jeffers 6-4 Small Forward Chicago Hubbard
Strong, wiry and athletic. A rebounding machine. Stock soaring with improved perimeter and ballhandling skills.
7. Florentino Valencia 6-6 Small Forward Chicago Crane
Strong and athletic. A bull around the basket.
8. Anthony Harris 6-2 Point Guard Chicago Whitney Young
An offensive machine!
9. Colin Falls 6-4 Shooting Guard Loyola
Notre Dame recruit. One of the best shooters in the state.
10. Dwayne Curtis 6-8 Power Forward Chicago Whitney Young
Auburn recruit. Big and strong. A true power game inside.
11. Lorenzo Thompson 6-7 Power Forward Chicago Crane
Committed to DePaul. Big body. Likes to step out and shoot jumpers.
12. Jerrah Young 6-7 Power Forward Chicago St. Rita
West Virginia recruit. Nice size. Strong! Can really run the floor. Perimeter game is improving.
13. Ben Rand 6-6 Guard/Forward Rochelle
Iowa recruit. Nice size. Versatile. Shoots with range and accuracy.
14. Shelby Jordan 6-3 Shooting Guard Hillcrest
Excellent athlete. Versatile and active player capable of getting minutes at both guard slots.
15. Marcus Heard 6-7 Small Forward Springfield Southeast
DePaul recruit. Ranking is rising with improved perimeter skills.
16. Nick Brooks 6-6 Small Forward Robinson
Butler recruit. Rates with the very best small school players in the state.
17. Marcus Medsker 6-5 Shooting Guard Quincy
Shoots with both range and accuracy. Nice size. Good athlete. Wisconsin and Utah giving a hard look.
18. Deshawn Walker 6-6 Small Forward Chicago Simeon
Having a nice senior season. Solid inside/outside game.
19. Eric Gray 5-10 Point Guard Thornwood
Indiana State recruit. Excellent on-the-ball defender. Likes to shoot from beyond the three-point arc.
20. Mike McKinney 6-3 Point Guard Evanston
Northern Illinois recruit. Nice all-around skills. Can play either guard slot.
21. Andre White 5-11 Point Guard Zion-Benton
Wisconsin-Milwaukee recruit. Point guard with solid offensive skills.
22. Charles Richardson 5-8 Point Guard Proviso East
Nebraska recruit. Excellent ballhandler and penetrator. A pesky on-the-ball defender.
23. John Smith 6-8 Forward/Center Johnsburg
Strong senior campaign. Nice post skills.
24. Jason Okrzesik 6-1 Point Guard Fenwick
Rice recruit. Heady point guard. Excellent passer and shooter.
25. Mike Rudoy 6-7 Small Forward Chicago Latin School
Very nice player. Good size. Drawing added interest with a solid senior season.
26. Ryan Paradise 6-0 Point Guard Naperville Central
Northern Illinois recruit. One of the best shooters in the state.
27. Michael Rembert 6-8 Center/Forward Chicago St. Rita
Bradley recruit. Strong. A true post player.
28. Rodney Edgerson 6-6 Small Forward Peoria Woodruff
Strong senior campaign. Solid offensive performer.
29. Bobby Catchings 6-5 Small Forward Nequa Valley
Eastern Illinois recruit. Athletic. Loves to shoot 3’s.
30. Chris Gonzalez 6-6 Guard/Forward Thornridge
Nice size. Athletic. Decent handle. A lefty who likes to shoot from beyond the arc.
31. Jonathan Blakely 6-6 Forward Evanston
Slowed by injury as a senior. Strong and athletic.
32. DeWitt Scott 6-5 Small Forward Chicago Whitney Young
Maryland-Baltimore County recruit. Thin! Deadly shooter from 15-18 feet.
33. Chris Hobson 6-2 Shooting Guard Eisenhower
Nice athlete. Very active on the court.
34. Josh Lawrence 6-7 Forward Ashton-Franklin Center
Wisconsin-Green Bay recruit. A nice combination forward.
35. Brett Sortal 6-2 Shooting Guard New Trier
Very heady ballplayer. Solid fundamentals. Excellent shooter.
36. Dan Ruffin 5-8 Point Guard Peoria Central
A shooter with range. Getting mid-major interest.
37. Andre Knox 6-2 Shooting Guard Chicago Whitney Young
Loyola recruit. Good handle. Good shot. Good court instincts.
38. Carl Marshall 5-9 Guard Chicago Crane
Undersized shooter with a deadly jump shot.
39. Royce Parran 5-8 Point Guard Chicago Lincoln Park
A superb player. Small, but one of the very best in the Chicago Public League.
40. Stephan Bolt 6-5 Small Forward Downers Grove North
Lipscomb recruit. Heady player. Shoots with range. Works hard on the court.
41. Maurice Gibbs 6-1 Shooting Guard Carbondale
Very Nice player.
42. Bryan Booker 6-9 Center Chicago Westinghouse
Excellent size. Long-armed shot blocker. Still very raw, but has shown tremendous improvement from a year ago.
43. Ronnie Carlwell 6-10 Center Proviso East
Illinois State recruit. Still raw. Nice potential. Already an advanced shot blocker.
44. Michael Sams 6-7 Small Forward Mt. Zion
Illinois State recruit. Good bloodlines. Active player with nice size.
45. Cliff Manning 6-7 Power Forward Chicago Curie
Athletic post performer.
46. Cedrick Middleton 6-0 Point Guard Marian Catholic
Shoots with range. Heady player with solid fundamentals.
47. Herbert Windfield 5-11 Point Guard Chicago Manley
Small guard with a nice array of offensive skills.
48. Rashay Russell 5-10 Point Guard Chicago St. Rita
Toledo recruit. A penetrating point guard. Sticks open shots and plays within his limitations.
49. Travis Meeks 6-8 Power Forward Batavia
True post player with some skills.
50. Tremel Gilot 6-3 Shooting Guard Chicago Crane
Good athlete. Nice all-around skills.