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De La Salle Soph Point Guard Has Potential

Jaylon Tate (Jack Lyman)

Several young basketball prospects visited the Illini campus last weekend for the Purdue game. Among them was true point guard Jaylon Tate, a sophomore at Chicago De La Salle Institute. The well spoken young man has a strong interest in Illinois, and vice versa.

Chicago De La Salle is one of the best teams in Illinois. With future Illini Mike Shaw and fellow senior Dre Henley providing leadership for sophomores Jaylon Tate, Alex Foster and Alvin Ellis, the Meteors boast five college prospects in their starting lineup. Tate is learning to fuel the engine from his point guard spot. "We're doing pretty good. We lost two games, but we're doing pretty...

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