Boys Basketball: Southwest Suburban Blue preview capsules
SouthWest Sub. Blue
Outlook: Homewood-Flossmoor will be among the state’s best. A multi-team scramble looms for second place.
Top five players: Tim Williams, Homewood-Flossmoor, F, Sr.: Tyrone Sherman, Homewood-Flossmoor, G, Sr.; Delvon Rencher, Homewood-Flossmoor, F, Sr.; Marlon Johnson, Joliet West, C, Sr.; Kyle Ward, Lockport, G, Sr.
Keep an eye on: Brad Foster, Lincoln-Way Central, F/C, Sr.
Did you know? Prentiss Nixon, a touted freshman guard at Bolingbrook, already has visited Illinois and Iowa, and Raiders point guard Josh Little and wing Cam Burnett both have signed with Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa, one of the top NAIA programs in the country.
Quote: “There are so many good players and teams in our conference. Everyone will be trying to knock off H-F and avoid beating up on each other.” - Joliet West coach Luke Yaklich.
Predicted finish: Homewood-Flossmoor, Joliet West, Bolingbrook, Sandburg, Lincoln-Way East, Lockport, Joliet Central, Lincoln-Way Central.