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Groce hosts recruit after Illini hoops scrimmage

Groce hosts recruit after Illini hoops scrimmage

By Alex Roux

October 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

Just when you thought you could shift your attention to this year’s Illini basketball team, head coach John Groce arranged an 11th-hour recruiting visit.My man Derek Piper over at Scout.com dropped a Twitter bomb Sunday evening, reporting that former Tulane commit Kipper Nichols was on the Illinoi...

Illinois basketball adds walk-on Alex Austin

July 21, 2014


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The Illinois men’s basketball roster got a little deeper last week. Alex Austin, a 6-foot-4 guard from Eastern Illinois, announced his intent to transfer to Illinois and join John Groce’s team as a walk-on. Austin played two seasons at Eastern, averaging 8.2 points and 2.4 rebounds per game for ...