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Whitney Young HS (15‑1)

Chicago, Illinois

CHIPOTLE CLASH OF CHAMPIONS (CHICAGO) QUARTERFINALIST

Top Players

  • 6-8 SR A.J. Casey (MIAMI) … #19 (PrepHoops) … #55 (Rivals) … #57 (ESPN)
  • 6-8 SR Xavier Amos (NO. ILLINOIS)
  • 6-0 JR Dalen Davis (TOWSON) … #126 (PrepHoops)
  • 6-2 JR Marcus Pigram

Dolphins At A Glance

BALLISLIFE PRESEASON NATIONAL RANKING: No. 32
MAXPREPS RANKING: No. 17

A very familiar face at the City of Palms, Coach Tyrone Slaughter (335-122 career record), brings Whitney Young back with a stacked roster that features University of Miami commit 6-8 SR A.J. Casey (18 ppg, 8 rpg, 4 apg in Chicago’s condensed regular season), and is primed and ready for a return to the national rankings for the first time in eight years. Three other players, promising Northern Illinois-bound 6-8 SR Xavier Amos, early Towson pledge 6-0 JR Dalen Davis and 6-6 JR Daniel Johnson are standouts, but depth and defense are always the Dolphins’ strengths – five players rank among Illinois’ top 90 seniors, including 6-8 SR Marcus Overstreet, 6-6 SR Jordan Streeter and 6-2 JR Marcus Pigram. … Casey was a Class 3A second-team all-state selection as a sophomore, averaging 22 points, 10.2 boards, 3.2 assists and 3.1 blocks at Chicago Tinley Park, before transferring to Young last fall.