South Bend gets 2005 McDonald's All-American games
The Indianapolis Star has announced South Bend will be the location for the 2005 McDonald's All-American Game. Twenty-four of the top senior players in the nation are chosen each year to play in the game that benefits the Ronald McDonald House charities. The game should hold local interest to Purdue fans as Class of 2005 recruit Jodi Howell currently ranks as one of the top players in the nation, and will be strongly considered when the 24-members are selected.
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton's record breaking numbers
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton became the first Illinois girls basketball player to surpass 500 in points (1,752), rebounds (1,200), steals (662), blocked shots (556) and assists (500). She ranks third on the IHSA career list in blocks and steals. She was 25 steals short of the steals record, and 53 away from the blocked shots mark. The Associated Press all-state first teamer averaged 16.5 points, 12 rebounds, 4.7 blocks and 4.1 steals per game as a senior.
Hillsborough High senior Allison Kutch, after Brina Pollack nailed the game-winning jumper in the Central Jersey Group IV championship game ... "That's why she's going to Purdue."
Hillsborough High teammate Jess Rainey added, "She's a good player. When you put the ball in a good player's hands, good things happen."