When: April 4-6
Reporting Staff: Brian Snow
Top Teams: Illinois Wolves, Meanstreets, Mac Irvin Fire, All-Ohio Red, Playground Elite, Wisconsin Playground Warriors, REACH Legends, Illinois Stars, Milwaukee Young Legends, St. Louis Eagles, Team NLP, SYF Players, Wisconsin Blizzard
Top Players: Charles Matthews, Glynn Watson, Jalen Brunson, Esa Ahmad, D.J. Williams, Jayson Tatum, Diamond Stone, Nick Noskowiak, Aaron Jordan, Zachary Norvell, Cody Schwartz, Evan Boudreaux, Davon Dillard
Looking Forward To: This is the first big Midwest AAU event of the year, and as always features some of the most talented players in the country. All of the top prospects from the state of Illinois will be on the big stage, with many going against each other. That is impressive enough, but there is a lot more to look forward to.
Diamond Stone is one of the elite 2015 prospects and is in the mix for the No. 1 spot, his development will be good to monitor. How will guards like Charles Matthews, Glynn Watson, and Jalen Brunson all stack up. Can Jayson Tatum emerge as the No. 1 player in the 2016 class?
Overall this event always features some elite prospects, and who emerges will be fun to watch.