It's never a bad time to talk hoops, and in Chicago, Sun Times reporter Joe Henricksen has come out with his rankings of the top incoming high-school senior boys basketball players in the state of Illinois. Chicago's Jabari Parker tops the list, as he is considered the top recruit in the country.
Parker is considering Michigan State, DePaul and Duke among others. Another name of interest is Illinois recruit Malcolm Hill from Belleville East.
Here's the list of the top 10, read more here:
1. Jabari Parker, 6-8, WF, Chicago (Simeon)
2. Malcolm Hill, 6-6, WF, Belleville (East)
3. Kendrick Nunn, 6-1, 2G, Chicago (Simeon)
4. Sterling Brown, 6-5, WF, Maywood (Proviso East)
5. Kendall Stephens, 6-5, 2G, St. Charles (East)
6. Billy Garrett, Jr., 6-4, PG, Chicago (Morgan Park)
7. Kendall Pollard, 6-5, WF, Chicago (Simeon)
8. Kyle Davis, 6-0, PG/2G, Chicago (Morgan Park)
9. Alvin Ellis, 6-4, WF, Chicago (De La Salle)
10. Alec Peters, 6-7, WF/PF, Washington
For more on this story, stay with SB Nation Chicago. For more news and notes around the country, stick with SB Nation's college basketball news hub.