Champaign Heat Basketball 2017

Champaign Heat College Spotlight: 
Devin Carter-Champaign Heat Alum, 2009-2011

Image result for devin carterDevin has been putting in some major work this season and has become a national force in D1 basketball. The same way he lit up the travel circuit for 2 years with Champaign Heat, he's lighting up the college competition now! Devin is becoming a household name. Good luck to you lil bro as you finish out your senior season! We are proud of you! Devin is averaging 17ppg, 4rpg, and 1apg currently. Go Heat alum! 
Thank you all for coming out to the 7th/8th grade boys tryouts. The turnout was amazing. We had to make some very tough decisions. Congrats to our new teams! 
Above: 12u & 13u win the 2016 Nike Gym Rats Nationals Championship!

IMG_20161015_213614.jpg(above) Congrats to 6th grade for winning their first tourney of the Fall-Winter 16-17' season!


Fall/Winter 2016-17' News:

October 2016: 6th Grade goes 3-0 and wins the first tourney of the season in Romeoville, IL at the Fall Slam tournament. 

November 2016: 

Nov. 7th:

Fall/Winter 2016-17' Schedule (below) is out! All games will be played at the Douglass Rec Center home of Champaign Heat!

Champaign Heat Douglass Competitive Basketball League Results:

Heat League Record: 10-0  Win%: 100%
Nov. 14th: Heat 59, vs. Urbana(6th) 7: WIN
Nov. 21st: Franklin 9  vs. Heat 48: WIN
Nov. 30th: Mahomet-Blue vs. Heat: WIN
Dec. 5th: Heat 35 vs Jefferson 20: WIN
Dec. 19th: Mahomet-Orange 31 vs. Heat 39:WIN
Dec. 21st: Heat vs Mahomet-5th: WIN
Jan. 11th: CU All-Stars 15 vs. Heat 61:WIN 
Jan. 23rd:  UMS 5th 20 vs. Heat 55: WIN
Jan. 25th: Heat vs. Franklin: WIN
Feb. 1st:  Edison 14 vs. Heat 78: WIN

HEAT ARE THE 2016-17' Douglass Competitive Fall/Winter League Champions

Nov. 19th:

Champaign Heat 6th grade wins the Turkey Shootout in Schaumburg! 3-0! 8-0 overall!

December 2016:

Dec. 15: Gluck in Bloomington this Sunday at the Gametime Gym Holiday Shootout on Sunday December, 18. Go Heat!!!!

Dec. 19: Heat place 3rd in the Gametime Gym Christmas Tourney. Good Job boys! 

January  2017:

Jan. 7: Heat will be participating in one of Chicagoland's largest Winter tournaments next weekend at the Midwest Invitational!!! Go Heat!!!!

Jan. 14: Gluck this weekend and safe travels to the Midwest Invitational at the Waukegan Fieldhouse! Last tourney of the Winter season! 

Jan. 15: Champaign Heat go 2-2 and win the Silver Championship at the Midwest Invitational! 1st place! Nice way to conclude the 206-17' fall/winter travel season! 3 more league games to go! Go Heat!!!

February 2017:

Feb. 1: 12u defeats Edison and finishes undefeated in league play! 1st place! Congrats! Heat finishes 20-3 on the season! Great season fellas! 

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above: U of I Legend Dee Brown with Champaign Heat's Kyle Johnson. Dee came to support our 6th grade league we host at the Champaign Park District this past winter 2015.


Picture (above) Info: This pic was taken in 2008 in Michigan and represents the inaugural year of Champaign Heat Basketball. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, volunteers, and coaches who have and continue to make Champaign Heat a successful youth basketball program.As always... Go Heat!!!

(above): 2012-13 Fall/Winter 12u Boys with Bulls legend and hall of fame player, Scottie Pippen at Joy of the Game 


Upcoming Spring/Summer 2017 Events

March 2017:

March 4th Chicagoland, IL 

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(7th,8th Boys & 8th Girls)


7th A Div:

Heat 3-0, 1st Place

8th A Div:

Heat 2-1, 2nd Place 

Girls 8th Div:

1-2, Consolation 5th Place


March 11-12th Stl., MO 

Reebok 6th Annual Stl. Eagles Arch Classic

 (above) 13u finishes 3-1, 2nd place 2017 Reebok Arch Madness Classic
       (above) 14u finishes 3-1, FInal 4 finish 2016 Reebok Arch Madness Classic


March 18-19th Bloomington, IL

GTG March Spring Shootout

(7th,8th,10th Boys & 8th Girls)


7th Boys 3-0 ,1st place

8th  Boys 2-1 , 2nd place

MS Girls 3-1 , 2nd place

10th Boys, 2-0, 1st place


April 8th Lafayette, IN

Jr. NBA Crossover Challenge

(8th Girls)


Lady Heat, 1-2


March 31- April 2

Knoxville, TN

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8th & 10th Boys


8th Boys 1-2

10th Boys 0-3


April 2017:

April 7-9th Peoria, IL


Shaun Livingston Spring Classic

(7th,8th,10th Boys)


7th Platinum Div. 4-1, 2nd Place

8th Platinum Div. 2-1, FInal 4

10th Platinum Div. 4-0, 1st Place






April 28-30th Chicagoland, IL

Nike Spring Showdown(NCAA CERTIFIED)

(6th,7th,8th,9th Grade Boys)


6th, 1-3

7th, 2-2 (2nd in Pool)

9th, 0-4

Below: 12u vs Florida Knight Rydas at the 2016 Nike Spring Showdown!