The Daily Illini

Current recruiting season lacks familiar buzz

Current recruiting season lacks familiar buzz
June 28, 2015

During the first three summers of the John Groce era, recruiting was all the rage.Each year, the Illini seemed to have legitimate shots at landing future McDonald’s All-Americans, like Demetrius Jackson,...

Thomas “relieved” as recruitment nears end

Basketball recruit Elijah Thomas committed to Illinois on Tuesday in a ceremony at Lancaster High School in Dallas.
October 20, 2014

When Elijah Thomas announces his college decision Tuesday afternoon, it will mark the end of a wild recruiting process for the star forward out of Texas. Recruiting never ends for college coaches and programs,...

Load more stories