January 25, 2007

Illinois guard is blowing up big

In recruiting, "blowing up" is always a good thing. Iman Shumpert is doing just that these days. The 6-foot-4, 180-pound shooting guard from River Forest High School in Oak Park, Ill., is quickly emerging as a guy that the mid-majors are offering without thinking and a guy that the high-majors are quickly making a point to see.

Shumpert is averaging a modest 15 points, six rebounds and three assists a game for River Forest (15-3) and does it by mixing sharp-shooting, good ball-handling and great backcourt versatility all together.

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