Men’s basketball adds No. 3-ranked center
Julian Torres, ranked the No. 3 center in Illinois and the 44th-ranked player overall according to PrepHoopsIllinois.com, will join the men’s basketball team next season.
“Julian will add great size and skill to our frontcourt,” head coach Steve McClain said. “He has an incredible skillset and I look forward to developing his game.”
Torres (F/C, 6-9, 240, Bolingbrook) attended Bolingbrook High School, where he averaged 9.5 points and 7.2 rebounds during his senior year. He helped guide the Raiders to a third-place finish in the 2015 4A State Championships, the highest finish in program history. Bolingbrook ended the year with a 25-7 record and a ranking of No. 4 in the final Super 25 Boys Basketball Poll.
Torres also competed for the Mac Irvin Fire on the AAU Circuit, where he averaged 10.9 points per game. During the summer of 2014, Torres competed in the FIBA U17 World Championships and the FIBA U18 Americas Championship for the Puerto Rican National Team.