By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (30-1)
Results: Defeated Whitney Young 52-42 and Marist 65-44
Historians of Illinois high school basketball almost certainly remember Jim Byassee and Mounds Meridian.
Lamon Dawkins used to play football. He was a running back and wide receiver on his father's youth team, the Little Eagles, who played at Hamlin Park.
Its Conference Showdown Week on High School Lites. Pivotal games dot the Chicago basketball landscape this weekend.