Boys Basketball: Zion-Benton looks to bounce back

The next high major college basketball player to come out of Lake County is in the lineup. The man on the bench running the show …

  • Nov 8, 2012

Boys Basketball: Mundelein gets past Zion-Benton

At least for the first half, it looked like prized sophomore Milik Yarbrough might just carry his underdog Zion-Benton club to a major victory in …

  • Feb 28, 2012

Joe Henricksen’s City/Suburban Hoops Report

City How mighty of a mountain is Simeon? There are several quality teams in the city capable of taking the next step this March but …

  • Feb 29, 2012

Boys Basketball: Milik Yarbrough goes off as Zion-Benton tops Grayslake Central

Sophomore Milik Yarbrough scored 40 points, but it was a put-back by center Curtis Cook with 13 seconds left that keyed Zion-Benton’s 69-65 win over …

  • Feb 21, 2012

Boys Basketball: Warren tops Zion-Benton on special night

It was a night of celebration at Warren. Led by the Division I-bound duo of Darius Paul and Nathan Boothe, six seniors took the floor …

  • Feb 15, 2012

Boys Basketball: Mundelein ‘D’ secures win over Zion-Benton

Junior guard Robert Knar scored a game-high 29 points and Mundelein’s high-octane offense was humming along, per usual. But it was a defensive play that …

  • Feb 11, 2012

Boys Basketball: Lake Forest beats Zion-Benton again

Ryan Roach scored 16 points and Lake Zurich went on an 11-2 run in the fourth quarter to knock off short-handed Zion-Benton 54-46 on Friday …

  • Feb 3, 2012

Boys Basketball: Milik Yarbrough leads Zion-Benton past Mundelein

Sophomore Milik Yarbrough scored 33 points and Zion-Benton never trailed in stunning host Mundelein 69-66 on Tuesday in a North Suburban Conference Lake Division game. …

  • Feb 3, 2012

Joe Henricksen’s City/Suburban Hoops Report

City The biggest winner in the IHSA’s sectional assignment shifts in 4A is clearly Proviso East. After battling city teams from the ­Public League and …

  • Jan 17, 2012

Boys Basketball: Teachers' strike forces Zion-Benton to pull out of MLK tourney

The aftershock from the teachers’ strike at Zion-Benton High School continues to be felt by the school’s boys basketball team. The Zee-Bees were forced to …

  • Jan 16, 2012

Boys Basketball: Zion-Benton overcomes slow start, downs St Charles North

The first half couldn’t have gone much better for St. Charles North against Zion-Benton at the Jacobs Holiday Classic on Tuesday. Unfortunately for the North …

  • Dec 26, 2011

Boys Basketball: Jalen James wins showdown with Z-B sensation Milik Yarbrough

Jalen James opened the scoring for Hope Academy on Monday with a three-pointer banked in off the glass. A lucky shot most likely, and an …

  • Dec 23, 2011

Boys Basketball: Lake Zurich dominates vs Zion-Benton

Visiting Zion-Benton raced out to a 15-6 first-quarter lead, but Lake Zurich dominated the rest of the way to win 54-47 on Thursday in a …

  • Dec 28, 2011

Boys Basketball: Malik Yarbrough leads Zion-Benton to comeback win

Milik Yarbrough had 24 points and Zion-Benton rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat host Lake Forest 47-45 on Saturday in a North Suburban …

  • Dec 19, 2011

Boys Basketball: Libertyville overpowers Zion-Benton, continues win streak

Griffin Pils scored 19 points and Anthony Mack added a dozen, but Libertyville players pointed to little-used Daniel Ryan as making the key play in …

  • Dec 19, 2011

Boys Basketball: Stevenson’s 1-2 punch downs Zion-Benton

Malik Yarbrough was a one-man wrecking crew for Zion-Benton on Friday night. But the 1-2 punch of Stevenson’s Michael Fleming and Colby Cashaw added up …

  • Dec 19, 2011

Zee-Bees freshman goes off in win

Lake Zurich first-year boys basketball coach Billy Pitcher should get a chance to see Zion-Benton freshman star Milik Yarbrough up close and personal over the …

  • Jan 14, 2011

Zion-Benton tops Jacobs

Zion-Benton 69, Jacobs 60: Dondre Osborne's 22 points and Malik Yarbrough's 21 combined to power the Zee-Bees. …

  • Jan 18, 2011

Warren holds on vs. Zion-Benton

JoVaughn Gaines hit both ends of a 1-and-1 free-throw opportunity with 6.7 seconds left, and No. 8 Warren survived a near-miss three-point shot at the …

  • Jan 22, 2011

Zion-Benton continues to roll

Freshman Malik Yarbrough scored 15 of his game-high 21 points in the second half here Wednesday, leading unbeaten Zion-Benton past host Lane Tech 63-55 on …

  • Nov 25, 2010

Zee-Bees flying high after OT win

Freshman Malik Yarbrough scored a team-high 16 points and Zion-Benton survived a last-second three-point shot and escaped from Libertyville with a 64-62 overtime victory over …

  • Dec 12, 2010

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