Men's Basketball

Spartans (6-7) close campaign 
with setback to Whitney Young 

M basketballMARCH 11- Jeremiah Jones tallied a game-high 18 points on Thursday, but host Marian Catholic closed out its season with a 62-51 nonconference setback to top-ranked Whitney Young.

Eddie Barrett added eight points for the Spartans, who concluded the campaign with a 6-7 mark. Quentin Jones chipped in six points, while Tre Davis and Jeremiah Smith (five rebounds) both added four markers.

Sophs: The young Spartans concluded the campaign with a 61-58 double-overtime victory over Whitney Young.

Frosh: Marian's A Squad (8-1) topped ESCC foe Notre Dame, 47-36, while the B Team fell to the Dons, 30-25.

AZ Republic: Suns rookie PG Ulis making most of rotation opportunity

 
Rankings: 
March 9  1
2
3
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OT
Final
WHITNEY YOUNG 19 13 18 12  
 -62
at MARIAN CATHOLIC 12 8 15 16  
-51
 

MARCH 11- WHITNEY YOUNG 62, MARIAN CATHOLIC 51
   YOUNG
- Newell 3-0-6, Amos 3-2-8, Johnson (3)-1-8, Leito 0-2-2, Davis (3)-4-11, Casey 1-0-2, Pigrain 2-0-4, Thomas (4)-2-14, Petrulis 0-0-0, Young 0-0-0, Williams 1-0-2, Streeter 1-1-3, Sommerville 1-0-2, Smith 0-0-0, Ounshet 0-0-0. Totals: 22-12-62.
   MARIAN- Q. Jones 3-0-6, Davis 1-2-4, Bullock 0-0-0, Smith 2-0-4, J. Jones (8)-0-18, Bracey 0-0-0, Barrett (3)-0-8, Klupchak 0-2-2, Lawson 0-0-0, Sledge 0-0-0, Payne 1-0-2, Juzang 1-0-2, Wells 0-0-0, Weathers (1)-0-3, Swansey 1-0-2. Totals: 21-4-51. 

   Field goals: Young 22 of 42, .524; Marian 21 of 51, .412. Free throws: Young 12 of 14, .857; Marian 4 of 6, .667. Three-point goals: Young 6 of 17, .353 (Thomas, Johnson, Davis); Marian 5 of 17, .294 (J. Jones 2, Barrett 2, Weathers). Fouls: Young 10, Marian 14.

 

CONGRATS! Alum Tyler Ulis (Kentucky) named SEC Player of the Year. On June 23, 2016, Ulis was the 34th pick in the NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns.

 

Spartan alum and Chicago Bull Tyler Ulis '14 offers a kids camp at Marian on Aug. 12.

 

 

 

2018 IHSA Class 3A Third Place
 
 
   
2019-20 Honors

All-ESCC
Yemi Elutilo (Sr.), Guard
Elijah Jones (Sr.), Forward
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), Guard

IBCA All-State
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), 1st Team 
(All-Star Game selection)

IBCA District Coach of the Year
Mike Taylor

Associated Press All-State
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), 1st Team

Champaign News-Gazette All-State
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), 1st Team

Chicago Sun-Times All-State
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), 2nd Team

City-Suburban Hoops All-State
Ahron Ulis (Sr.), 1st Team

Daily Southtown All-Area
Ahron Ulis (Jr.), 1st Team