Mar 21, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo passes the basketball during practice the day before the semifinals of the west region of the 2012 NCAA men

Illinois Basketball Recruiting: Michigan State Visits Kevon Looney

2014 forward/guard Kevon Looney has received attention for a big name Big Ten basketball force. On December 11th, Michigan State’s head coach Tom Izzo traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to see Looney play a game. He plays his high school ball at Milwaukee Hamilton High School.

The Milwaukee Hamilton five-star recruit played against Madison La Follette on December 11th.

Milwaukee Hamilton won 55-41 and Looney recorded a triple-double in the game. Looney recorded 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 12 blocks.

Last year as a sophomore, Kevon Looney averaged 22.2 points per game and was named Player of the Year in the Milwaukee City Conference.

According to, Looney is “long, athletic and skilled combination guard with tremendous upside” and “can score and impact a game on multiple levels.”

Currently, Looney has offers from ten teams. Teams that have offered at him include: Cincinnati, Florida, Georgetown, Illinois, Marquette, Michigan, Michigan State, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

He is ranked 1st in the state of Wisconsin, 2nd among power forwards, and 4th in the Midwest region by ESPN.

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