Zack Norvell hits 11 3-pointers in one half! Coached by Bucks’ Jabari Parker!
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Zack Norvell Jr. (Mac Irvin Fire 17U) is already well known in the Chicago area for his deep range (Click here to Read More
com/zack-norvell-8th-grade-mixtape/">as seen in his earlier Ballislife mixtapes) and is considered one of the top high school players in Illinois. But the 6’4 Chicago Simeon Career Academy senior to be took it to another level Saturday night at Rancho High School for the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic. An hour earlier (in the same gym), Norvell’s Mac Irvin Fire squad was defeated by the Arkansas Wings in the championship game of Jordan Brand’s “The 8” tournament within a tournament.
With little time to rest, Zack came out literally on fire. Check out this raw footage from that memorable first half. Hitting 11 3-pointers in the first half, Norvell finished with 53 points as the Fire won, setting a new Las Vegas Classic single game record.
It’s worth noting the Fire were coached all week long by alum Jabari Parker (Milwaukee Bucks). Zack was a freshman at Simeon when Jabari was a senior. Parker won a historic 4 Illinois 4A State titles in his 4 years at Simeon.
And now after concluding a memorable AAU career of his own, Norvell looks to follow in Jabari’s footsteps by leading Simeon to the 2016 Illinois state title…
As for recruiting, Illinois, Oklahoma, DePaul, Purdue, Florida State are among those who have already offered Norvell, but more will likely follow.
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