List of Illinois Mr. Basketball Award Winners

Illinois has awarded a Mr. Basketball award for 40 years. There have been 39 winners of the award — there are two two-time winners (Jabari Parker and EJ Liddell), and two winners in 2011 (Ryan Boatright and Chasson Randle).

YearPlayer NameHigh SchoolCollege
2020Adam MillerMorgan ParkIllinois
2019EJ LiddellBelleville WestOhio State
2018EJ LiddellBelleville WestOhio State
2017Mark SmithEdwardsvilleIllinois, Missouri
2016Charlie MooreMorgan ParkCalifornia, Kansas, DePaul
2015Jalen BrunsonStevensonVillanova
2014Jahlil OkaforWhitney YoungDuke
2013Jabari ParkerSimeonDuke
2012Jabari ParkerSimeonDuke
2011Ryan Boatright
Chasson Randle
East Aurora
Rock Island
UCONN
Stanford
2010Jereme RichardsonWaukeganIllinois
2009Brandon PaulWarren TownshipIllinois
2008Kevin DillardHomewood-FlossmoorSouthern Illinois, Dayton
2007Derrick RoseSimeonMemphis
2006Jon ScheyerGlenbrook NorthDuke
2005Julian WrightHomewood-FlossmoorKansas
2004Shaun LivingstonPeoria CentralNone (NBA Draft)
2003Shannon BrownProviso EastMichigan State
2002Dee BrownProviso EastIllinois
2001Eddy CurryThornwoodNone (NBA Draft)
2000Darius MilesEast St. LouisNone (NBA Draft)
1999Brian CookLincolnIllinois
1998Frank WilliamsManual (Peoria)Illinois
1997Sergio McClainManual (Peoria)Illinois
1996Ronnie FieldsFarragut AcademyDePaul (never played)
1995Kevin GarnettFarragut AcademyNone (NBA Draft)
1994Jarrod GeeSt. Martin de PorresIllinois
1993Rashard GriffithKing College PrepWisconsin
1992Chris CollinsGlenbrook NorthDuke
1991Howard NathanManual (Peoria)DePaul, Northeast Louisiana, Northwest Arkansas Community College
1990Jamie BrandonKing College PrepLSU
1989Deon ThomasSimeonIllinois
1988Eric AndersonSt. Francis de SallesIndiana
1987Marcus LibertyKing College PrepIllinois
1986Nick AndersonSimeonIllinois
1985Ed HortonLanphierIowa
1984Brian SloanMcLeansboroIndiana
1983Marty SimmonsLawrencevilleIndiana, Evansville
1982Bruce DouglasQuincyIllinois
1981Walter DowningProvidence CatholicDePaul, Marquette