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Illinois Boys All-State Basketball Teams: 2021-2022

Here are the Illinois AP Class 1A-4A All-State boys’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers, broadcasters, and internet-site reporters.

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Illinois Boys All-State Basketball Teams: 2021-2022

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Here are the Illinois Associated Press Class 1A-4A All-State boys’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers, broadcasters, and internet-site reporters.

All media members covering high school basketball in the state were eligible to nominate and vote for players. Compiled by Steve Tappa of MC22 and QCSportsNet (formerly of the Moline Dispatch and the Rock Island Argus).



Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote. A five-player first team and five-player second team were selected in each class. A player must have been named on two ballots to receive honorable mention. All selections listed in order of voting points.


Class 4A: First Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Braden Huff Glenbard West 6'11" Senior F 116
AJ Casey Whitney Young 6'8" Senior F 115
Nick Martinelli Glenbrook South 6'7" Senior G/F 92
Darrin Ames Chicago Kenwood 6'2" Junior G 91
Owen Freeman Bradley-Bourbonnais 6'10" Junior F/C 52

Class 4A: Second Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Xavier Amos Whitney Young 6'8" Senior F 47
Zach Cleveland Normal 6'7" Senior F 41
Brock Harding Moline 6'0" Junior PG 37
Michael Osei-Bonsu Bolingbrook 6'5" Senior F 37
Morez Johnson Chicago St. Rita 6'9" Sophomore PF 36


Class 3A: First Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Ty Rodgers Harvey Thornton 6'6" Senior F/G 115
Robbie Avila Oak Forest 6'9" Senior F 99
Jaylen Drane Simeon 6'3" Senior G 86
Deandre Craig Chicago Mt. Carmel 6'1" Junior G 60
Christian Jones East St. Louis 6'5" Senior PG 54

Class 3A: Second Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Asa Thomas Lake Forest 6'7" Junior G 51
Macaleab Rich East St. Louis 6'6" Junior G/F 47
NJ Benson Mt. Vernon 6'8" Senior F/C 45
Amarion Nimmers Rock Island 6'3" Senior G 45
Nojus Indrusaitis Lemont 6'5" Sophomore G/F 43


Class 2A: First Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Ty Pence St. Joseph-Ogden 6'6" Junior G/F 133
JaKeem Cole Chicago Leo 6'0" Junior G 116
Dylan Arnett DePaul Prep 6'10" Senior F 99
Nate Henry Rockridge 6'4" Senior G 97
Ben VanderWal Timothy Christian 6'7" Senior G/F 88

Class 2A: Second Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Mikell Jones Chicago Clark 6'4" Senior F/C 76
Saxton Hoepker Nashville 6'7" Senior SF 48
Terrence Jones Chicago Longwood 6'3" Senior SF 42
Ben Cresap Monticello 5'9" Senior G 40
Duane Doss Beecher 5'9" Senior PG 39
Matthew Volkening Marengo 6'6" Senior G 39


Class 1A: First Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Jaden Schutt Yorkville Christian 6'6" Senior G 140
Benjamin Vandigo Tuscola 6'3" Senior PG 126
Danny Stephens Scales Mound 6'4" Senior G/F 93
Kellen Henze Lanark Eastland 6'2" Senior G 82

Class 1A: Second Team

Name School Height Year Position Points
Graham Meisenhelter Macon Meridian 5'11" Senior G 47
Connor Brown Cerro Gordo-Bement 6'5" Senior F 46
Paul Hart Peru St. Bede 6'4" Senior G 38
Wes Hunt Peoria Christian 6'7" Senior F 33
K.J. Vassar Yorkville Christian 6'2" Senior G 33
Marcus Williams Sterling Newman 6'1" Senior SG 33
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