Boys Basketball: SouthWest Suburban Red preview capsules
SouthWest Sub. Red
Outlook: Thornwood is poised to take over the top spot from perennial power Thornton, with Andrew also looking to be in the hunt.
Top five players: Darrell Combs, Thornwood, G, Sr.; Khapri Alston, Thornwood, F, Sr.; Jubril Adekoya, Andrew, F, Jr.; Jawad Adekoya, Andrew, G, Sr.; Trey Lewis, Lincoln-Way North, G, Jr.
Keep an eye on: Gino Manzella, Lincoln-Way West, F, Sr.
Did you know? Thornton’s top eight players from a year ago were seniors.
Quote: “Last year was tremendous talent-wise for the league, heavy with seniors. There’s still a lot of talent this year, but much of it is young and unproven.” - Lincoln-Way West coach Eric Long
Predicted finish: Thornwood, Andrew, Thornton, Stagg, Lincoln-Way North, Bradley, Lincoln-Way West, Thornridge.