If you observed Sterling Brown outplay Jabari Parker and everybody else in the finals of the Class 4A tournament in Peoria last month, you know why the 6-foot-4 junior from Proviso East is rapidly
In the wake of the 2012 Class AA finals, Proviso East's Sterling Brown has made a significant leap up the ladder in pursuit of top-rated Jabari Parker of Simeon.
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?
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.