At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Simeon coach Robert Smith stated that his primary goal was to finish 34-0, win the state and national championships and supplant Thornridge's 1972 power
By Tony Baranek
Whether your favorite playoff basketball team is in 1A, 2A, 3A or 4A, we will have you covered this weekend.
By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (28-1)
Results: Defeated Oak Lawn 63-25 and Vocational 54-30
Marlon Johnson was cut from his seventh and eighth grade basketball teams. As a freshman at Joliet West, he played on the B team. As a sophomore, he spent most of his time on the bench.