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Simeon Junior Steve Taylor Developing Rapidly

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Chicago Simeon won the Illinois 4A state championship last year, and it returns all but two players from that team. Twelve deep, the acknowledged star is upcoming sophomore Jabari Parker. But coach Robert Smith believes 2012 prospect Steve Taylor deserves more recruiting attention as well.

Robert Smith has a state championship under his belt, and he has possibly the best coached team in the Chicago area returning this winter hoping for a repeat. When he recommends a player to Illinois, UI coaches listen. Smith believes 6'-7" forward Steve Taylor needs a look from high major programs like the Illini. Taylor combines good moves near the basket with a deadly three point shot. When...

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