The Daily Illini

Top recruit Matthews chooses Kentucky over Illinois, others

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 26, 2014

The best basketball player in Illinois in the class of 2015 is not going to be an Illini.   Charles Matthews of Chicago St. Rita, a five-star shooting guard, announced he will be attending Kentucky on Wednesday.   Matthews' final five included Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State.   Matthews,...

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews to make decision Wednesday

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 25, 2014

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews will make his college decision on Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m., according to his Twitter account. He will choose between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. Matthews, of Chicago St. Rita, is the top recruit in the state of Illinois in the...