Danny Nikitas has been battling a hip injury, but there is no doubt in his mind that he’ll play Jan. 27 when he and the Lake Forest men’s basketball team travel to Lawrence.

In fact, he can’t wait to play his older brother Jamie again.

Two years apart, Jamie -- a junior at Lawrence, and Danny -- a freshman at Lake Forest, were never high school teammates. But now they’re rivals in the Midwest Conference.

And if their first meeting on Dec. 9 is any indication, it’s going to be a fun rivalry for the entire Nikitas family.

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