How bad was the basketball class of 2012 in Illinois? Was it an aberration or a hint of things to come?
Where does Simeon's 50-48 victory over Proviso East for the Class 4A championship rank among the most exciting and dramatic games in the history of the Illinois basketball tournament?
Because she was almost 5-foot-10 as a high school freshman, Jan Heiteen was projected as a promising volleyball and basketball player.
By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (33-1)
Results: Defeated Evanston 59-34, Bloom 45-35 and Proviso East 50-48
The state high school basketball tournament has begun, Illinois' signature event, the original March Madness.