All 47 players that graduated from an Illinois High School in this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is here! This year is no different as the state of Illinois is once again well represented in the tourney. Below is a full list of former Illinois prep athletes in this year’s March Madness.

Not included are Nimari Burnett, Malik Hall, and Mike Peake who all attended an Illinois high school but did not graduate from one.

The list is alphabetical by school first, followed by last names of each athlete.

Akron

Pat Mayfield, BURLINGTON CENTRAL
  • 6-5, Freshman
Xavier Castaneda, WHITNEY YOUNG
  • 6-0, Junior
  • 33 games (33 Starts), 31.8 minutes, 13.5 points on 40.4 percent shooting (FG%), 3.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 0.9 steals per game.

Bryant

Sherif kenney, orr
  • 6-4, Sophomore

Cal State Fullerton

dante Maddox, Jr., Bloom Township
  • 6-2, Sophomore
  • 22 games (11 Starts), 20 minutes, 7 points on 42.2 percent shooting (FG%), 2.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 0.9 steals per game.

Chattanooga

malachi Smith, belleville west
  • 6-4, Sophomore
  • 34 games (34 Starts), 35.4 minutes, 20.1 points on 50.5 percent shooting (FG%), 6.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 1.7 steals per game.

Colorado State

kendle moore, danville
  • 5-10, SR
  • 28 games (28 Starts), 24.9 minutes, 6.4 points on 44.4 percent shooting (FG%), 2.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.0 steals per game.
isaiah rivera, geneseo
  • 6-5, Sophomore
  • 30 games (0 Starts), 12.3 minutes, 3.5 points on 50.7 percent shooting (FG%), 1.6 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.5 steals per game.

Creighton

sami osmani, oak lawn
  • 6-4, Sophomore
  • 7 games
Devin Davis, Westinghouse College Prep
  • 6-0, Sophomore
  • 14 games, 3 points

Illinois

Brandon Lieb, Deerfield
  • 7-0, Sophomore
  • 10 games (0 Starts), 2.4 minutes, 0.8 points on 80.0 percent shooting (FG%), and 3.6 rebounds per game.
Connor Serven, St. Rita
  • 6-9, Sophomore
  • 6 game, 12 minutes
Da’Monte Williams, Manual
  • 6-3, Senior
  • 31 games (28 Starts), 29.1 minutes, 4.1 points on 30.9 percent shooting (FG%), 5.0 rebounds, and 2.6 assists steals per game.

Iowa

Ahron Ulis, Marian Catholic
  • 6-3, Sophomore
  • 34 games (0 Starts), 14.3 minutes, 3.2 points on 34.0 percent shooting (FG%), 2.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 0.6 steals per game.

Iowa State

George Conditt IV, Corliss

  • 6-9, Senior
  • 32 games (26 Starts), 18.7 minutes, 5 points on 67.8 percent shooting (FG%), 3.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 0.5 steals per game.

Jacksonville State

semaj henderson, downers grove north
  • 6-2, Freshman
  • 14 games, 4.4 MPG, 9 points

Kansas

Joe Yesufu, Bolingbrook
  • 6-0, Sophomore
  • 30 games (0 Starts), 10 minutes, 2.4 points on 33.8 percent shooting (FG%), 0.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Kentucky

Bryce Hopkins, Fenwick
  • 6-6, Freshman
  • 28 games (0 Starts), 6.4 minutes, 2.1 points on 42.9 percent shooting (FG%) and 1.4 rebounds per game.

Louisiana State University (LSU)

Adam Miller, Morgan Park
  • 6-2, Sophomore
xavier Pinson, Simeon
  • 6-2, Senior
  • 27 games (26 Starts), 27.9 minutes, 10.1 points on 36.8 percent shooting (FG%), 2.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists, and 1.9 steals per game.

Loyola-Chicago

ty johnson, Depaul college prep
  • 6-3, Freshman
  • 13 games
marquise Kennedy, Brother Rice
  • 6-1, Junior
  • 23 games (19 Starts), 22.4 minutes, 8.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting (FG%), 4.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.2 steals per game.
Ben Schweiger, Waubonsie Valley
  • 6-6, Freshman
Tom Welch, Naperville
  • 6-8, Junior
  • 29 games (0 Starts), 8.6 minutes, 3.6 points on 59.5 percent shooting (FG%) and 1.6 rebounds per game.
Lucas Williamson, Whitney Young
  • 6-4, Senior
  • 32 games (32 Starts), 31.9 minutes, 14 points on 45.3 percent shooting (FG%), 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.

Memphis

Conor Glennon, brother rice
  • 5-10, Sophomore
  • 7 games

Miami

Charlies Moore, Morgan Park
  • 5-11, Senior
  • 33 games (33 Starts), 32.3 minutes, 12.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting (FG%), 2.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 2.0 steals per game.

Michigan

Isaiah barnes, simeon
  • 6-7, Freshman
  • 2 games
Ian Burns, New Trier
  • 6-6, Freshman
  • 2 games

Michigan State

Max Christie, Rolling meadows
  • 6-6, Freshman
  • 33 games (33 Starts), 31.2 minutes, 9.5 points on 38.4 percent shooting (FG%), 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.5 blocks, and 0.5 steals per game.

Montana State

Xavier Bishop, Lanphier

Ohio State

Jimmy Sotos, Contant
  • 6-3, Senior
  • 18 games (0 Starts), 8.1 minutes, 1.9 points on 52.6 percent shooting (FG%), 0.7 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.

E.J. Liddell, Belleville West
  • 6-7, Senior
  • 30 games (30 Starts), 33.1 minutes, 19.6 points on 49.2 percent shooting (FG%), 7.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.6 blocks, and 0.5 steals per game.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Terrion Murdix, Springfield Southeast
  • 6-1, Junior
  • 35 games (15 Starts), 32.4 minutes, 9.8 points on 44.4 percent shooting (FG%), 4.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 1.9 steals per game.

Texas Tech

Terrence Shannon, Jr., Lincoln Park
  • 6-6, Junior
  • 23 games (17 Starts), 24.8 minutes, 10.4 points on 44.9 percent shooting (FG%), 2.8 rebounds, 2 assists, and 0.9 steals per game.

University of Souther California

Drew Peterson, Libertyville
  • 6-9, Senior
  • 33 games (33 Starts), 33 minutes, 12.3 points on 46.7 percent shooting (FG%), 6.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 0.7 steals per game.

Vermont

Ryan Davis, Conant

  • 6-8, Senior
  • 29 games (29 Starts), 26.1 minutes, 17.2 points on 59 percent shooting (FG%), 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 0.8 blocks per game.

Wisconsin

Carter Higginbottom, st. ignatius
  • 6-0, Junior
  • 6 games
Justin taphorn, pekin
  • 6-5, Sophomore
  • 4 games
Chris Hodges, Schaumburg
  • 6-9, Freshman

Wright State

Trey Calvin, St. Viator
  • 6-0, Junior
  • 32 games (32 Starts), 34.2 minutes, 14.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting (FG%), 3.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.6 steals per game.

CJ Wilbourn, Normal
  • 6-7, Junior
  • 31 games (6 Starts), 8.1 minutes, 1.9 points on 49 percent shooting (FG%), and 1.3 rebounds per game.

Tim finke, central
  • 6-6, Redshirt Junior

Wyoming

Drake Jeffries, Mattoon
  • 6-5, Senior
  • 33 games (33 Starts), 36.6 minutes, 10.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting (FG%), 5.3 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 0.6 steals per game.

Jeremiah Oden, St. Rita
  • 6-8, Sophomore
  • 33 games (32 Starts), 26.8 minutes, 7.9 points on 51.8 percent shooting (FG%), 4.6 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 0.4 steals per game.

Noah Reynolds, Notre Dame
  • 6-3, Freshman
  • 23 games (0 Starts), 37.3 minutes, 2.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting (FG%), 1.0 rebounds, and 0.7 assists per game.

Yale

John Poulakidas, Nequa Valley
  • 6-5, Freshman
  • 19 games (0 Starts), 5.1 minutes, 1.9 points on 38.9 percent shooting (FG%), and 0.5 rebounds per game.

Jameel Alausa, University of Chicago Lab School
  • 6-7, Senior
  • 2 games, 1.5 minutes, point, a rebound, and 1 assist.

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