"I wasn't planning on transferring at the semester last year, I was going to wait until the end of the season," Gentry said, "but then it was brought to my attention that if I transferred at the semester I could play second semester this year. It was just a better basketball opportunity for me."
"We're definitely lucky to have him," Love said. "He's a good ballhandler, handles pressure well, he's a good shooter, selfless – a true point guard."
Love knows that as well as anyone.
The two hooked up three times during Love's junior year, when Geneva took fourth in Class 4A. Geneva beat St. Charles East 73-70 in a regional final.
"It's crazy, most of the time in high school we had to worry more about [former Geneva star] Nate [Navigato], at that time Nate was a little more polished," Gentry said. "Everybody that sees Loudon play now and in practice is blown away. His game is completely evolved."