May 1, 2018

5-star guard, Jalen Lecque received an offer from Kentucky on Monday. Lecque is ranked as one of the top 10 players in the class of 2019 and he has backed his ranking with his play on the AAU circuit. The Bronx, New York native stands at 6-foot-3 with a 6-foot-7 wingsp...

May 1, 2018

Illini target Jahmius Ramsey received an offer from Oklahoma on Monday. Ramsey is a combo guard from Arlington, Texas. He plays his high school play at prep powerhouse, IMG Academy located in Bradenton, Florida. Ramsey suits up for Drive Nation on the AAU circuit with...

May 1, 2018

Vashon guard, Mario McKinney, received an offer from VCU Monday evening. The 6-foot-2 guard has had a productive start to EYBL season averaging 9 points per game.

McKinney has seen the court well and continues to produces for a stacked Bradley Beal Elite AAU squad. McKi...

April 30, 2018

2019 Small forward Precious Achiuwa caught up with Adam Zagoria of Zags blog Monday. Achiuwa is a top-10 player in the class of 2019, but he doesn't seem to be in any rush to make a college choice. 

 Achiuwa stated he wouldn't focus heavily on recruiting until “sometime...

April 30, 2018

Bri Lewerke caught up with Drive Nation and 2019 illini target Drew Timme at Nike EYBL Indianapolis Session 2.

October 18, 2017

Armando Bacot is a talented big man from Richmond, Virginia, whom the Illini offered back in August.

The class of 2019 prospect got his recruitment started with the release of his top 10 schools...it did not include Illinois.

The final 10 schools listed are Duke, North C...

October 5, 2017

Brad Underwood and staff are starting to accept the fact that there isn't necessarily a need or a possibility to obtain a big man recruit in 2018. However, Underwood knows that it is imperative to land a post player in 2019.

Illinois has cast a wide...

September 30, 2017

Illinois may not have a single commitment in the class of 2018 yet, but that's not stopping the staff from attacking future classes. The Illini extended an offer to 2019 big man Isaiah Stewart.

Steward measures in at 6-foot-8 and 243 pounds. The post player attends La L...

September 26, 2017

The Fighting Illini have yet to receive a commitment from a 2018 prospect, but that is not stopping this staff from recruiting for the future.

The Illini had coaches in to see 2019 recruit Nobal Days on Monday. 

Days is listed as a 6-foot-9 big man from Racine, Wisc...

September 24, 2017

Khalil Whitney is a big time player in the class of 2019. 

He is quickly emerging as one of the Illini's priority targets and assistant coach Chin Coleman was in to see Whitney on Sunday. 

Whitney is originally from Chicago where he attended Solorio Academy Hig...

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