2015 Villanova Wildcats commit Jalen Brunson has been named Mr. Basketball in the state of Illinois.
The news broke on Tuesday evening by NBC Sports' Scott Phillips that the Stevenson guard would be honored by his home state with the designation.
Brunson recently helped lead Stevenson to its first ever state basketball championship while also scoring a Class-A title game record 30 points in the contest. He now joins several notable players from the state of Illinois in netting this honor, including Jahlil Okafor, Jabari Parker, Ryan Boatright, Chasson Randle and Derrick Rose.
Congrats to Brunson on this achievement!