2020 SW Illinois Jets trio playing well

The SW Illinois Jets 17u team had an exceptional year on the RecruitLook Hoops League and grassroots season overall. In the RL Hoops League, they lost in the championship in a close matchup to Gateway IL — where Gateway was riding a Kemba Walker-like Big East Tourney Run from Ray’Sean Taylor.

The Jets had an all-around team vibe on the 17u level, but three guys we’ve seen this high school season so far have been doing exactly what we saw them do this past AAU season… dominate their roles.

Rashad Weekly-McDaniels (Central Michigan Commit) –  Averaging 13 points a game and is the driving force behind Trinity Catholic. Made the all tourney team at the MICDS Christmas tourney helping lead them to the championship. 

LaShawn Johnson (Holds SEMO offer) – Leading East St. Louis in scoring averaging 11 points a game. He was named MVP of the Normandy Christmas Tourney and has taken over a leadership role for the flyers. 

Armond Williams (SEMO and SIUE offers) – The 6’7 Forward is averaging 2.6 blocks for the Flyers. He is also averaging 8 points a game and 6 rebounds a game. He is the glue guy for the flyers as they attempt to repeat as state champions.

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2019 Larry Hughes Elite Camp Preview

Press Release

August 2nd, 2019

RecruitLook Hoops will once again host the Larry Hughes Elite Camp on August 10-11, 2019 in St. Louis. This is an invite-only camp that will bring in some of the top high school basketball recruits from across the country. The two-day event will feature a mixture of 60 national recruits in the 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruiting classes – all getting the chance to learn from NBA-veteran and skills trainers.

NBA veteran, Larry Hughes, along with state-champion high school coach, Justin Tatum, will be the lead instructors for the Camp that will take place at Hughes’ brand-new facility.

Hughes has an impressive resume having played thirteen seasons at the highest level of professional basketball in the NBA. He was drafted by the 76ers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1998 NBA draft out of Saint Louis University, where he was named Freshman of the Year. Hughes was recognized as a versatile and athletic guard with strong defensive abilities, and was selected to the 2004-2005 All-Defensive 1st Team.

“Larry is passionate about spreading his basketball knowledge to the younger generation, which aligns with our vision and overall goal of RecruitLook Hoops,” says Mike Enright, Founder of RecruitLook. “It’s paramount that we have an influential partner like Larry to assist with the development of the next generation of basketball players.”

This camp will also feature wearable technology that is found in top-notch NBA facilities, including the RSPCT Basketball System to track shots, and the Kinexon’s sports technology cameras to measure player movement. All the data is tracked and logged into a digital locker, which will be shared to college coaches of all levels.

“We founded Larry Hughes Basketball Academy as well as our BTS (Basketball Training System) to develop athletes’ basketball abilities and basketball IQ — as well as their character and life skills,” says Larry Hughes, Founder of LHBA and BTS. “We share the same vision when it comes to assisting youth within the sport of basketball. We’re excited to build leaders on and off the court.”

The Larry Hughes Elite Camp provides athletes with an opportunity to showcase their skills against elite competition, while also learning more about the game of basketball and life-skills from special guests. In addition to the drill work and skills sessions the campers will receive, the camp will focus on teaching valuable lessons off the court.

The camp is not open to the public, only family members of the campers. Media requests need to be submitted to

Get the preview of Campers attending…