By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (33-1)
Results: Defeated Evanston 59-34, Bloom 45-35 and Proviso East 50-48
Even the most distinguished high school basketball player in the United States can commit a foolish act. Fortunately for Simeon's Jabari Parker, it didn't cost a state championship.
It is every Illinois high school basketball player's dream to register his greatest individual performance in the championship game of the state tournament, as Breese Central's Brandon Bo
Simeon vs. Proviso East.
Times have changed, of course, since the 1940s and 1950s when Illinois coach Harry Combes didn't have to leave his home to lure the state's best basketball players to Champaign.