Posted On: 04/3/19 11:18 PM

  1. With the high season over we are excited to see some familiar faces and newcomers that will look to make a name for themselves, we will highlight these teams & players in a series of previews. The official AAU season starts this weekend. We get a chance to look at the Heart Of Illinois 17U. National team.

 Heart of Illinois

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Roster Breakdown

This roster is going to be a very fast up and down pace team, they will also be able to execute in the halfcourt. They have a lot of guards that will be able to get downhill and guards that can defend 94 feet and force turnovers on their opponents. They have versatile frontcourt players and should be a handful on the glass. This team should be able to win a lot of games with the talent they have.

Players to Watch

Derria Edwards is a fabulous guard that we have been high on all season. I believe with her playmaking ability and defensive pressure on the ball, she can be on the brink of a breakout spring.

Sa'Kinah Williams is a versatile wing that can play the posts but has really been

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