updated 4:14 AM CST, Feb 20, 2017
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6'7 2017 F Charles Payton Commits To Lincoln Trail

Class of 2017 Olympia High School standout Charles Payton has signed to play in the junior college ranks at Lincoln Trail.

Payton, a 6’7 forward, has long been considered one of the better prospects in the Illinois class of 2017. Payton is a big-time athlete who loves to play above the rim. Payton also has excellent timing in terms of blocking shots. He could see his stock explode at Lincoln Trail if he can develop his wing skills.

Payton is a major recruiting coup for Lincoln Trail

Payton played on the travel team circuit with Young & Reckless.





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Talen Horton-Tucker Picks Up Arizona State Scholarship Offer

Class of 2018 Chicago Simeon standout Talen Horton-Tucker has now added a scholarship offer from Arizona State to his collection.

Horton-Tucker, a 6’5 wing, ranks among the top 3 2018 prospects in the state of Illinois. Horton-Tucker is a crafty, big-bodied wing who can assume a number of different roles on the floor.

Horton-Tucker also holds high-major offers from Northwestern, Missouri, DePaul and Iowa State.



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6'9 Richmond-Burton Standout Joey St. Pierre Commits To UTEP

Class of 2017 Richmond-Burton standout Joey St. Pierre has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Tim Floyd and UTEP.

St. Pierre is a 6’9 center who brings excellent size, an ability to play physical, mobility and a developing skill package to the table.

St. Pierre brings nice upside potential to the table. A redshirt year could be beneficial to further hone and refine his skills. He already has all the physical tools.

St. Pierre will join a UTEP recruiting class that already includes Chicago Simeon standout Evan Gilyard.



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