Ben Wilson, 6-8, G/F, 1985
Nick Anderson, 6-5, G/F, 1986
Though he wore a Simeon uniform for just one-and-a-half seasons, his greatness as a high school player is impossible to ignore. He never approached the 25 points a game he scored as a Prosser sophomore, but it was his all-around excellence that earned Anderson the 1986 Mr. Basketball award. His 13-year
Deon Thomas, 6-9, C, 1989
He came to Simeon without any organized basketball experience and left with the Illinois Mr. Basketball award. Never charged by the
Tim Bankston, 6-4, G, 1984
Best remembered for his starring role in Simeon's 53-47 victory over Evanston in the 1984 Class AA final, Bankston successfully stood up to the autocratic Hambric and was sent back down to the sophomore team after Hambric had called him up to varsity in 1982. "I told him those guys didn't want to win," Bankston said. He's now the varsity coach at south suburban T.F. North.
Andre Battle, 6-3, G, 1981