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Rankings Rankings

24/7: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit 98 (#1 SG / #12 overall)
Rivals: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit (#4 SG / #17 overall) Red_arrowdown_medium
ESPN: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit 91 (#3 SG / #12 overall)
Prep Hoops: #1 player in 2021 in IL

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Previous Rankings: 5-star (0.9952, #1 SG/#13 overall/#1 IL) > #15 overall > (0.9966, #2 SG/#9 overall/#1 IL > #11 overall > #13 > #21 > #24) by 247 Composite; 5-star (#13 overall > #11 > #7 > #15 > #16) by 24/7; 5-star (#16 overall > #13 > #12 > #23) by Rivals; 5-star/92 (#2 SG/#15 overall) > 5-star (#9 overall) > 4-star (#23) by ESPN

Honors Honors

2020 First Team All-State - Class 4A (IBCA)
2019 First Team All-State (USA Today)
2019 First Team All-State (Sun-Times)

Statistics Statistics

2018-19: 26 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 apg | Sophomore (Rolling Meadows)
2017-18: 18 ppg, 8 rpg, 2.9 apg, 36% 3PT, 80% FT | Freshman (Rolling Meadows)

Verbal commitment Verbally committed to Michigan State

Christie was one of the hottest prospects in the country in 2019. After training with the USA Junior National Team for the previous year, he was named to the final U16 roster that May. A smooth shooting guard with a solid pedigree, Christie is a top-notch student to boot. He has grown a couple inches since bursting on the national radar — up to 6’6” now — and he might not be done. Interestingly, Christie’s father played basketball at UW-Superior, while his 6’5” mother played at Northwestern. His next challenge is filling out his growing frame and carrying his Rolling Meadows squad to the next level during his senior season. Boasting prestigious early offers from Virginia, Villanova, Stanford, Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Florida, Northwestern, and Purdue, there was a sense that Christie is holding out for a Duke offer, a school he was admittedly a huge fan of. But Christie spurned Duke in a rare move for a Chicago area star. Tom Izzo and Michigan State out-worked the field and scored Christie’s commitment in July over Virginia, Villanova, Purdue, and Ohio State, shortly after Emoni Bates announced for the Spartans.

Press Clippings Recent Press

2020
7/7: Max Christie picks Michigan State basketball and it’s time to dream: 3 quick takes (Lansing State Journal)
7/7: Rolling Meadows star Max Christie chooses Michigan State over Duke (Sun-Times)

2019
5/24: Five-star Max Christie impresses at USA Basketball u16 trials (247 Sports)
5/1: ‘Pressure is a privilege’: This is Max Christie, the most humble five-star phenom you’ll meet (Hawk Central)
4/16: Big weekend for Illinois Wolves in Under Armour Association play (Sun-Times)
3/27: City/Suburban Hoops Report 2018-19 All-State Team (Sun-Times)
2/12: Three-Pointer: Former prep stars in top 25, Max Christie and the loaded Eisenhower Sectional (Sun-Times)

2018
11/10: Must-see Mustang: Max Christie a game-changer at Rolling Meadows (Chicago Tribune)
10/10: USA Basketball: What we learned last weekend in Colorado Springs (Rivals)
5/6: Spiece Saturday: Scouting notebook (Rivals)
4/12: Spotlight set to shine on freshman Max Christie (Sun-Times)
1/2: Rolling Meadows freshman Max Christie playing well beyond his years (Chicago Tribune)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Interview: 5-Star recruit Max Christie makes college announcement (7.7.20)
Highlights: Schaumburg vs Rolling Meadows Boys Basketball (12.11.19)
Highlights: Max Christie at USA Basketball (5.24.19)
Highlights: 6’6 Sophomore SG Max Christie Highlights From UAA Chicago (4.14.19)
Interview: Max Christie (4.14.19)
Highlights: #1 Sophomore in Illinois Max Christie Summer Highlights (8.17.18)
Highlights: Max Christie Wisconsin Team Camp Highlights (6.19.18)

More Info Additional Info

2019-20 Schedule | Chicago Sun-Times

Twitter: @Max12Christie