Mason City Illini Central

The Life: Coach Anthony Wherley

  Days after his retirement from head coach at Illini Central, Anthony Wherley took time to join DP for an episode of “The Life” to talk high school basketball, the state championship team, the

High School Basketball UPickEm: Week 10

DP, Jay Philly and JT talk high school basketball UPickEm week 10. This week includes a full CS8 slate plus some Sangamo matchups and Taylorville vs Lincoln. 

High School Basketball UPickEm: Week 6

We have made it to week 6 of high school basketball UPickEm. DP, Jay Philly, and JT talk this week's slate. We have 2 nights of City Tournament games, the non-city CS8 games, as

High School Basketball UPickEm: Week 5

It's week five of high school basketball UPickEm and DP, Jay Philly and JT break down this week's slate. Games include Taylorville at Mt. Zion, Glenwood at U-High, and the Sangamon County Tournament championship. 

High School Basketball UPickEm: Week Four

UPickEm is back! DP, Jay Philly and JT break down this week's basketball slate including MacArthur vs U-High, Lanphier vs Glenwood, and Williamsville vs Illini Central.

High School Basketball UPickEm: Week 3

DP, Jay Philly, and JT break down the full Friday and Saturday slates for high school basketball UPickEm. Springfield vs Glenwood, Plains vs Porta, Glenwood vs Southeast and SHG vs MacArthur.

Early Season CS8 & Area Hoops Power Rankings

    We decided to make it easy for you and put both the CS8 and Area rankings in one convenient place for you to check out. Remember: this is just our opinion, so