Photos From Our 2015 Events
TIG Partner Bob Rylko with friends at Harry Caray's Downtown restaurant for the 13th Annual McDonald's "City-Suburban Showdown" Press Conference. Shown with Bob are Iman Shumpert (OP-RF/Georgia Tech/Cleveland Cavaliers), Ronald McDonald, Jereme Richmond (Waukegan / Illinois), and Angel Garcia (East Chicago-Central / Memphis).
With Derrick Rose being chosen as the #1 Pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, it marks the second year in a row that the #1 Pick was a player who had appeared in the "City-Suburban Showdown"
(The previous year the #1 pick was Greg Oden).
Greg Oden (Lawrence North - Ohio State), TIG Partners Bob Rylko and David Kaplan, and Jon Scheyer (Glenbrook North - Duke) at the Pre-Event Press Conference held at Harry Caray’s Restaurant, Rosemont (February 8, 2006).
Integrity Group partners Bob Rylko and David Kaplan with Eddy Curry (02-01, 6th C-S Showdown)
Steve Pruitt, Bob Rylko, Shaun Pruitt (02-04, 9th C-S Showdown).
TIG Partner Bob Rylko (left) along with Fenwick Head Coach John Quinn, Corey Maggette, Chris Williams, and fellow Partner David Kaplan (2nd Annual "City-Suburban Showdown",
February 15, 1997).
Souvenir Game Program "Cover Boys": TIG Partner/Promoter Bob Rylko (center) along with (left to right), SeanDockery, Chicago-Julian (Duke); Rick Harrigan, Chicago-Brother Rice; Daniel "Dee" Brown, Maywood-Proviso East (Illinois); and Tony Young, Schaumburg, ILL.
TIG Partner, and WMAQ-TV5 sports personality David Kaplan, gets the inside scoop from Dee Brown (left) and SeanDockery at the "City-Suburban Showdown" Pre-Game Press Conference.
Some photos from previous events
Julian Wright (IL Mr. Basketball '04-'05), Bob Rylko, and Roy Condotti (01-05, 8th Hoops Showdown).
Milwaukee-Vincent "Vikings" spread things out against the "Hubs" from Rochelle Township in Game 1.
Chicago-Farragut's Elliott Poole tips off against Rockford-Boylan's Adam Finley in Game 2 of the doubleheader.
Rochelle's Head Coach Russ Zick explains to local TV stations how his "Hubs" intend to handle Milwaukee-Vincent.
Coaching Strategies? Rockford-Boylan's Steve Goers (left) and Milwaukee-Vincent's Tom Diener discuss the upcoming "Hoops Showdown" at Pre-Game Press Conference.
Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young/Duke), TIG Partner Bob Rylko, and Jabari Parker (Simeon Career Academy/Duke) at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria-Gold Coast. 18th Annual McDonald's "City-Suburban Showdown" Pre-Event Press Conference
(February 21, 2013).
Alvin Ellis (De La Salle Institute/Michigan State), TIG Partner Bob Rylko, and Sterling Brown (Proviso East/SMU).
18th Annual McDonald's "City-Suburban Showdown"
Pre-Event Press Conference (February 21, 2013).
Photo Credits - Stan Klem, Stevenson H.S.
From left to right: Head Coach Gene Heidkamp and Sean O'Mara (Lisle-Benet Academy) and their opponents Jhamad Norwood and Head Coach Randy Williams (Milwaukee-Hamilton).
17th Annual "H.S. Hoops Showdown", 2014.
From left to right: Head Coach Nick LaTorre and Matt Rafferty (Hinsdale Central) and their opponents Scott Lindsey and Head Coach Rick Malnati (Oak Park-Fenwick).
17th Annual "H.S. Hoops Showdown", 2014.
"C-S Showdown" alum, Jabari Parker Simeon/Milwaukee Bucks, came out to cheer on his Wolverines!
Game 2, Simeon post-event Press Conference at the C-S Showdown (02-21-15). From left to right: Sr. Edward Morrow-Nebraska, Zachary Norvell, Head Coach (and 2015 McDonald's All-American Head Coach) Robert Smith, So. Evan Gilyard, and Fr. Marquis Brown.
Jalen Brunson goes up strong, for two, vs. the Wolverines at our 20th Annual McDonald's "City-Suburban Showdown"
Lake Forests' Evan Boudreaux goes up for two in "The Land of the (Highland Park) Giants" before a SRO crowd at
Niles West H.S.
Simeon's Isaiah Moss block a Jalen Brunson attempt at the "2015 City-Suburban Showdown".
Derrick Rose (Simeon/Memphis/Chicago Bulls) v.
Evan Turner (St. Joseph/Ohio State/Boston Celtics)
February 17, 2007 - 12th Annual McDonald's
Sean O'Mara (Benet Academy/Xavier) v.
Kevon Looney (Milwaukee-Hamilton/UCLA)
January 25, 2014 -
17th Annual "H.S. Hoops Showdown"
Check out Ronnie Fields amazing dunk during our first
City-Suburban Showdown on Feb. 3, 1996
Kaminsky and Parker at the 16th Annual McDonald's "City-Suburban Showdown" (02-20-11).
SRO of 8,184 at UIC Pavilion.