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Chicagoland Shootout schedule released
One of the premier tournaments in the midwest region featuring the top girls teams from Indiana and Illinois kicks off on January 12th in Willowbrook, IL. The 2007 McDonalds Chicagoland Shootout, a 16-game three-day event, begins Friday, January 12 at 5:30pm with a matchup between Indiana Class 4A Kokomo (5-2) and Warren (Ill.) High (7-1).
All times are local Willowbrook time.
Friday, January 12
5:30pm Kokomo (IN) vs Warren (IL)
7:00pm Attica (IN) vs Willowbrook (IL)
8:30pm South Bend Washington (IN) vs Chicago Whitney Young (IL)
Saturday, January 13
11:30am Loyola Academy (IL) vs Kokomo (IN)
1:00pm Chicago St. Ignatius (IL) vs Attica (IN)
2:30pm Lebanon (IN) vs Sandburg (IL)
4:00pm Indianapolis North Central (IN) vs Maine West (IL)
5:30pm South Bend Washington (IN) vs New Trier (IL)
7:00pm Fenwick (IL) vs Bolingbrook (IL)
Monday, January 15
10:00am Regina (IL) vs St. Charles (IL)
11:30am Maine South (IL) vs Indianapolis North Central (IN)
1:00pm Teutopolis (IL) vs Buffalo Grove (IL)
2:30pm South Bend St. Joseph (IN) vs Fenwick (IL)
4:00pm Marian (IL) vs Wheeling (IL)
5:30pm Hinsdale Central (IL) vs Marist (IL)
7:00pm Hillcrest (IL) vs Wheaton Warrenville South (IL)
Boothe joins the century club
Warren (Ill.) High junior center Sarah boothe surpassed the career 1,000-point mark last Friday in a 49-27 win over Round Lake. Warren currently ranks No. 14 in the Chicago Tribune area girl's rankings.
Statistics: Rayburn and Gick
An update of the season averages for 2008 Brittany Rayburn and 2009 Skyler Gick, through Tuesday, December 5th.
Rayburn is averaging 27.3 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.5 steals while shooting 79.4 percent from the freethrow line.
Gick is averaging 18.3 points, 5.3 assists and 3.7 steals, shooting 39.9 percent from the perimeter and 79.5 percent from the freethrow line.
Big Ten Recruiting
Iowa has received a commitment from 6'1 junior Kelly Krei of City High in Iowa City, IA. Krei was named first team all-state as a freshman, and second team all-state as a sophomore despite being slowed by injuries. She averaging 18 points and 11 rebounds per game this season so far. Krei also considered Iowa State, Northern Iowa, Drake and Creighton, but has had Iowa the favorite through the process. She expressed a desire to stay close to home and play in the Big Ten as reasons for choosing the Hawkeyes. Krei is expected to be groomed as a small forward in college.
READ MORE: Big Ten Recruiting: Commitments