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RECRUITING ROUNDUP: An early look at 2024 big men in Illinois

It's been a few years since the state of Illinois produced multiple, high-level big men in a single recruiting class. You have to go back to the class of 2014 when Jhalill Okafor and Cliff Alexander chose Duke and Kansas respectively.

Fast forward a decade to the class of 2024. They may not be top 5 nationally like Okafor and Big Cliff, but a handful of freshmen in the state have excellent upside, including twin towers at Chicago St. Rita.

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Chicago St. Rita freshman center James Brown.
Chicago St. Rita freshman center James Brown. (Chicago St. Rita Basketball)
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