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LOU GRIFFITH
WASHINGTON, IL
5-9/JUNIOR/GUARD

Bigger player than his listed height as leader for Washington team that had a 19-game win streak, was No. 6 in the final 3A state ranks, won the Mid-Illini (13-1) and finished 25-4 after an upset loss to Notre Dame in a regional semifinal. He led Washington in scoring (17.4), assists (3.7) and steals (1.8), on field goals shot .461 (176-for-382), on free throws shot .782 (79-for-101) and on 3s shot .410 (75-183).

HIGHLIGHTS: Scored career-high 30 in loss at Metamora; buzzer-beating basket in win over Alton

CAREER: Two-year starter and third-year varsity player will enter his senior season with 999 points.

BASKETBALL HONORS: All-state 3A/4A third team IBCA; two-time winner of Mr. Hustle award at Pekin tournament.

WHAT’S AHEAD: Unofficial visit to Western Illinois; plenty of interest from Division II and III schools.
meganeck
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Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:31 pm

Lyons 2017 PF Connor Niego will visit Western Illinois June 26 per Twitter

Marshall 2017 PG Josiah Wallace will take visit to Western Illinois on June 20
Rocky Swishterson
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Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:52 pm

Eulis Báez is a Dominican professional basketball player who currently plays for Herbalife Gran Canaria of the Spanish ACB. Wikipedia
Born: March 18, 1982 (age 33), Santo Domingo
Height: 6' 7" (2.01 m)
Weight: 245 lbs (111 kg)
Education: Southeastern Community College
The don't list WIU...typical.
meganeck
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Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:37 am

Class of 2017 recruit SF Nana Akenten, from Bolingbrook (IL), was offered by WIU yesterday.
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sealhall74
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Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:26 am

New offer for 2017 Crete-Monee SG. Also has an offer form UIC.

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Can shoot from range AND finish off the dribble.

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beauspencer
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Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:09 pm

Rocky.... Western Illinois is mentioned in his Wikipedia bio. Also...it's Wikipedia. It's not something that Eulis (or anyone that has a page) includes or fails to include.
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Mon May 23, 2016 8:32 am

Got an offer out for 6'5" Guard Jalen Adaway from Logansport, IN.
He's also got offers from Indiana State and IUPUI as well as interest from Ball State, Butler, Indiana, Iowa, and Purdue at this point.
Here's more info: http://www.indystar.com/story/sports/hi ... /29937151/

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loyalfan
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:40 pm

Coreyuon Rushin just received an offer...after watchin some video....I hope we land him!
meganeck
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Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:16 pm

Nike Sibande from Indianapolis, IN was offered tonight. He is a 6'2" SG.

He also has offers from IUPUI and New Orleans
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