Curie’s Maurice Commander cleared to play by IHSA

Marist's Maurice Commander (3) dishes the ball away against Brother Rice. Worsom Robinson/ For the Sun-Times.

Curie guard Maurice Commander has been cleared to play by the Illinois High School Association according to Condors coach Mike Oliver.

The IHSA approved Commander’s transfer from Marist to Curie on Friday afternoon.

“We areĀ ecstatic,” Maurice Commander Sr. said. “I called my wife with the news and she almost fell on the floor.”

The Condors play at the Marshall County Shootout in Benton, Ky. on Saturday.

Read more on Commander’s situation here.

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14 comments

  • reason

    where does the kid live is his is home CPS HS Currie or is it some other HS and he is finding his way to Currie ??? just like the kid who last year was living in Peoria playing for a Peoria HS played AAU ball and now ends up at Morgan Park?? now that is fishy so lets not get all nutty when catholic HS get players from a distance it is now time for the CPS to look in the mirror to question how kids end up at places to HOOP IT UP.

    • Kyra Carter

      Curie is not just a neighborhood school. They have an IB program that attracts students from all over the city. Many CPS students do not attend their neighborhood school and the overwhelming majority of them do not play sports. The transfer is legit, let it go.

  • Mike O'Malley

    It’s absolutely amazing how you never touch that he went from a 17 to a 29 on the ACT. Real class act.

  • mikenike

    Very happy for the Commander family! Great news.

  • RealityCheck

    Very sad. CPS will continue to be allowed to cheat. Players and parents will continue to be allowed to lie. Liberal fake news writers will continue to be able to write inaccurate fake news articles pressuring the IHSA to not enforce their own rules. Very sad indeed.

    • mikenike

      And you can still write your ten high-horse whiney posts every day. Kind of a win-win, no?

    • Leegs1

      Reality?: little birdy told me Fox News will buy Suntimes. Then the news will be fair, balanced, and with no spin. Tweet, tweet!

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