Illinois Men’s Basketball Recruiting
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Things can and do change quickly on the college basketball trail and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) may be a case in point of that. Just last week, Oklahoma State and Illinois were believed to be frontrunners in landing Thomas for college. When Thomas’ friend Admon Gilder picked Texas A&M last week, the Aggies begin generating ...
Posted: October 22, 2014, 3:19 am
The first opportunity for prospects from the Class of 2015 to sign a letter of intent with the college basketball program of their choice (if they are going to) is just a month away, as November 12 marks the beginning of the early signing period. With that in mind, it was time to put our ...
Posted: October 13, 2014, 3:26 am
40. Jalen COLEMAN Height: 6’-3” 1/2 Weight: 170 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-4” High School (State): La Lumiere School (IN) Club Team (Affiliation): All Ohio Red (Nike) Commitment: Illinois Fighting Illini Breakdown: Head coach John Groce has ensured Illinois doesn’t have a shortage of backcourt prospects during his tenure at the program, and the Illinois addition ...
Posted: October 10, 2014, 1:54 pm
Arguably the top pure point guard in the country, Stevenson (IL) lead guard Jalen Brunson, announced his commitment to Villanova over Illinois on Wednesday, bringing a tremendously talented backcourt prospect to a program that has successfully developed many such players in recent years. The son of former Temple standout Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson absolutely blew up ...
Posted: September 11, 2014, 3:52 am
49. Charles MATTHEWS Height: 6’-6” 1/2 Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-8” 1/2 High School (State): St. Rita (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Meanstreets (Nike) Commitment: Kentucky Wildcats Breakdown: In late February, Matthews picked Kentucky over a list of finalists which included Illinois, Kansas, Michigan State and Marquette. A one-time top-10 recruit in the 2015 class, Matthews ...
Posted: September 5, 2014, 11:54 pm
50. Doral MOORE Height: 7’-0” Weight: 240 Position: C Wingspan: 7’-0” 1/2 High School (State): Montverde Academy (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): Atlanta Xpress (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of many talented big men in the 2015 class, which almost has an embarrassment of riches in terms of post prospects, Moore is distinguished from his peers by being ...
Posted: September 4, 2014, 4:15 am
Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Michael Finke||6'-9"||PF||Centennial (IL)||HS||Signed|
|LeRon Black||6'-7"||PF||White Station (TN)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2015
|DJ Williams||6'-7"||SF||Simeon (IL)||HS||Verbal|
|Aaron Jordan||6'-4"||SG||Plainfield East (IL)||HS||Verbal|
|Jalen Coleman-Lands||6'-4"||SG||La Lumiere School (IN)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Malcolm Hill||6'-5"||SG||Belleville East (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Maverick Morgan||6'-10"||C||Springboro (OH)||HS||Signed|
|Kendrick Nunn||6'-3"||SG||Simeon (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Jaylon Tate||6'-1"||PG||Simeon (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Austin Colbert||6'-9"||PF||Gill St. Bernard (NJ)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2011
|Tracy Abrams||6′-1″||PG||Mount Carmel (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Nnanna Egwu||6′-10″||C||St. Ignatius (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Mycheal Henry||6′-6″||SF||Orr (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Mike Shaw||6′-8″||PF||De La Salle (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Devin Langford||6′-7″||SF||Lee (AL)||HS||Signed|
|Ibrahima Djimde||6′-9″||PF||Huntington Prep (WV)||HS||Signed|