The Collinsville Kahoks played the Belleville West Maroons in a Southwestern Conference boys basketball game in Belleville IL, with the Maroons winning their first outright SWC title since the 2003-04 season in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.
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The Belleville East Lancers visited the Belleville West Maroons in a Southwestern Conference game in Belleville IL as both IHSA high school basketball teams began the next-to-last week of regular-season play in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.
After a lackluster conference loss to Alton last week — and the extended locker room meeting with coach Jeff Creek that followed — senior Jordan Yates and Jaylen Lacey were determined to lead a reboot of the Belleville East Lancers.
Mizzou Tigers basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and his staff have made the recruitment of 2019 Belleville West forward E.J. Liddell a priority. While Martin has already helped Missouri get a few St. Louis-area prospects, Liddell could be the recruit who opens the floodgates for the Tigers in that area if he winds up signing with Mizzou.
Fans of high-quality basketball were treated to two straight days of fun during the Bank of O’Fallon Shootout as they got to see Torrence Watson, of Whitfield; EJ Liddell, of Belleville West; and Francis Okoro, of Normal West, put on a show.