The inaugural Chicagoland Summer Showcase high school boys basketball tournament tips off this weekend with plenty to top teams from around the country as well as some of the highest-rated recruits. Mat Paker, Rockford Public Schools Athletic Director talks about the next two weekends of top-flight basketball here in Rockford.

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