Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- March 31 Recap

Wednesday evening, nine former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from March 31.

Best of the Day: Fred VanVleet

Despite Dixonโ€™s Isaiah Roby and the Oklahoma Thunder getting the win, Auburnโ€™s Fred VanVleet was very active and filled the whole stat sheet so he gets the honor of being the โ€œBest of the Dayโ€ for March 31

  • Fred VanVleet (Auburn/Raptors)- 39 minutes, 18 points, 5/17 FG, 3/10 3PT, 5/6 FT, 4 rebounds, a game-high 7 assists, a game-high 5 steals, a game-high 4 blocks, 2 turnovers, and -9 in a 113-103 loss to the Thunder.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Isaiah Roby (Dixon/Thunder)- 32 minutes, 17 points, 7/12 FG, 1/2 3PT, 2/2 FT, 4 offensive rebounds, 10 total rebounds, 3 assists, 4 turnovers, and +0 in a 113-103 win over the Raptors. His 10 total rebound tied a career-high.
  • Richaun Holmes (Lockport/Kings)- 31 minutes, 14 points, 6/8 FG, 2/2 3PT, 5 offensive rebounds, a game-high 15 total rebounds, a tame-high 2 blocks, a turnover, and -28 in a 120-106 loss to the Spurs. Holmes is up to 20 double-doubles this season.

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Heat)- 23 minutes, 2 points, 1/4 FG, 0/1 3PT, 2 offensive rebounds, 7 total rebounds, 2 assists, a steal, a turnover, and +3 in a 92-87 win over the Pacers.
  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Mavericks)- 33 minutes, 21 points, 8/10 FG, 1/1 3PT, 4/4 FT, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, a turnover, and -1 in a 113-108 win over the Celtics.

  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Suns)- 13 minutes, 0/1 FG, an offensive rebound, 2 total rebounds, an assist, and -2 in a 121-116 win over the Bulls.

  • Alfonzo McKinnie (Marshall/Lakers)- 2 minutes, 4 points, 1/1 FG, 2/3 FT, a rebound, and +3 in a 112-97 loss to the Bucks.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Lakers)- 17 minutes, 3 points, 1/4 FG, 0/1 3PT, 1/2 FT, a rebound, an assist, a team-high 6 turnovers, and +2 in a 112-97 loss to the Bucks.
  • Robert Covington (Proviso West/Trail Blazers)- 30 minutes, 16 points, 6/8 FG, 4/5 3PT, 6 rebounds, an assist, a game-high 3 steals (tied with Norman Powell), a block, a turnover, and a game-high +22 in a 124-101 win over the Pistons.

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