Illinois Next-Level Preps: December 15 College Basketball Roundup

With a big slate of Tuesday games, 40 Division I men and 12 women from Illinois high schools were in action. Overall, 18 players scored in double digits.

You can also view all Division I men from Illinois and Division I women from Illinois.

Career Night for Curie Grad

With three true freshmen alongside him in the starting lineup, DaJuan Gordon had the biggest performance of his career to lead Kansas State to a 74-65 road conference win at Iowa State.

The sophomore guard from Curie tied a career high with 15 points, adding 11 rebounds for his first career double-double. He did almost all of his scoring from the free-throw line, knocking down all 11 of his foul shots.

One of the two field goals he did knock down was a fun one:

Sycamore’s Feuerbach Scores Early Career High

Iowa State freshman Kylie Feuerbach has contributed from the outset of her career, playing at least 18 minutes in all seven games this season. But Tuesday night was her biggest performance yet, as she scored 13 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 36 minutes as Iowa State narrowly edged Northern Iowa, 67-61.

Feuerbach was just 1-for-6 from beyond the arc (though it was a nice step-back), but she made up for it with aggressive drives and finishes at the rim.

Feuerbach has started every game this season for a Cyclones team that should be near the top of the Big 12.

Glenbard South’s Bair Finding Her Role

In a December 10 exhibition against Northwestern State, Drake’s women’s basketball team rolled to an easy 82-30 victory. It gave Maggie Bair, who averaged seven minutes over their first four games, the chance to get some major playing time. She shined with the opportunity, scoring 17 points and grabbing 12 rebounds — her first career double-double, though unofficial.

She wasted no time reaching that mark again.

On Tuesday, Bair played 25 minutes off the bench, scoring 10 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking 3 shots, though Drake fell 87-73 to South Dakota State.

It seems like Bair is ready for a bigger role for the Bulldogs.

All Performances by Men from Illinois High Schools (12.15.2020)

Jordan GoodwinAlthoff CatholicSaint LouisW: 78-59 (ISU)352211200
Jake WolfeAurora ChristianLipscombW: 61-45 (TREV)19123001
Jayden JohnsonBataviaIllinois StateW: 91-62 (CSU)230000
Keshawn WilliamsBloomTulsaL: 65-69 (WICH)500000
Austin RichieBloom / Marian CatholicTulsaL: 65-69 (WICH)1031200
Nana AkentenBolingbrookSEMOL: 63-66 (EVAN)28145000
Marquise KennedyBrother Rice / Crete-MoneeLoyolaL: 63-77 (WISC)1222200
Thomas BellCahokiaNorth TexasW: 81-56 (APB)2885201
Kamron ReavesCentennialFlorida A&MW: 76-70 (PEAY)2433002
George Conditt IVCorlissIowa StateL: 65-74 (KSU)300000
Elijah JoinerCurieTulsaL: 65-69 (WICH)32111501
Dajuan GordonCurieKansas StateW: 74-65 (ISU)391511001
Brandon LiebDeerfieldIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)100000
Terrence Hargrove Jr.East St. LouisSaint LouisW: 78-59 (ISU)922100
Dom MartinelliGlenbrook SouthNorthwesternW: 100-48 (QU)442000
Nik StadelmanGuilfordIllinois StateW: 91-62 (CSU)200000
Jack HolmstromGuilfordMonmouthL: 88-96 (HOF)300000
Cameron KrutwigJacobsLoyolaL: 63-77 (WISC)31195221
Chris HarrisLake Forest AcademySEMOL: 63-66 (EVAN)2542000
Jalen ShawLarkinSt. BonaventureW: 81-74 (ZIPS)101000
Jermaine HamlinLincolnIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)441000
Da'Monte WilliamsManualIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)2928301
Adam MillerMorgan ParkIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)25143101
Ayo DosunmuMorgan ParkIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)30107500
Tom WelchNaperville NorthLoyolaL: 63-77 (WISC)753000
Demarion Bariffe-SmithNiles NorthJackson StateL: 58-85 (LATECH)300000
Dusan MahorcicNotre Dame (Niles)Illinois StateW: 91-62 (CSU)19114000
Noah FrederkingOkawvilleEvansvilleW: 66-63 (SEMO)36113000
Greg OutlawOrrCentral Connecticut St.L: 86-91 (STF)32144002
Chase AdamsOrrPortlandW: 88-74 (COI)1551400
Malk OsborneRich SouthFlorida StateW: 74-61 (GT)1921100
Eddie CrealRomeovilleSt. BonaventureW: 81-74 (ZIPS)1444000
Messiah JonesSimeonWoffordW: 88-77 (CC)27107213
Antonio ReevesSimeon / KenwoodIllinois StateW: 91-62 (CSU)22114400
Connor ServenSt. RitaIllinoisW: 92-65 (MIN)100000
Eric ZalewskiStevensonNorthwesternW: 100-48 (QU)402100
Brandon JohnsonThorntonMinnesotaL: 65-92 (ILL)1888021
Demarius JacobsUpliftSaint LouisW: 78-59 (ISU)1951200
Bryson TatumUrbanaMiami (OH)L: 62-90 (BUF)501000
Lucas WilliamsonWhitney YoungLoyolaL: 63-77 (WISC)34155001

All Performances by Women from Illinois High Schools (12.15.2020)

Maliyah JohnsonSummer CreekTexas A&MW: 99-69 (SHS)1142003
Kay Kay GreenWhitney YoungTexas A&MW: 99-69 (SHS)501300
Jada DuckettMorgan ParkMiami (OH)L: 51-69 (CMU)853000
Jahari SmithBolingbrookCMUW: 69-51 (MIAMIO)2496300
Tippy RobertsonPhillipsStetsonW: 75-52 (FM)25124500
Jnaya WalkerBolingbrookUCFW: 66-62 (TUL)1701201
Allysah BootheEvanstonLongwoodW: 91-60 (RAD)1372101
Maggie BairGlenbard SouthDrakeL: 73-87 (SDSU)251011131
Haley GreerNew TrierSouth Dakota StateW: 87-73 (DRAKE)18101502
Kylie FeuerbachSycamoreIowa StateW: 67-61 (UNI)36135001
Tsimba MalongaBenetDenverL: 72-81 (NMSU)3191101
Claire GrittHerseyDenverL: 72-81 (NMSU)1202300

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