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Bragg to decide between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky

Bragg to decide between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky

January 8, 2015


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Another one of Illinois head coach John Groce’s high-profile recruiting targets is set to make a decision. Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Cleveland in the class of 2015, is set to make his college choice between Illinois, Kansas and Kentucky on Thursday afternoon. Groce and Bragg have developed ...

Illini recruiting watch: Carlton Bragg

Illini recruiting watch: Carlton Bragg

October 16, 2014


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It’s no secret Illinois head coach John Groce swings for the fences when he recruits. As the Illini continue to be in the conversation for some of the nation’s best hoops talent, they find themselves on recruits’ lists of schools alongside some of the most storied programs in the country. Kentuck...

Jawun Evans commits to Oklahoma State over Illini, USC

October 1, 2014


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Jawun Evans, the No. 36-ranked player in ESPN’s Top 100 in the Class of 2015, has committed to Oklahoma State over Illinois. The highly-sought after point guard out of Dallas has long been one of John Groce’s main targets in this year's class, but on Wednesday he became the latest Illini targe...

Evans visits Oklahoma State, will decide next week

Evans visits Oklahoma State, will decide next week

September 26, 2014


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Mark your calendars for next Wednesday and Thursday. The Jawun Evans commitment watch has just been upgraded to a commitment warning. The Evans recruitment is nearing an end, according to his mentor Lamont Simmons. Expect the stud point guard out of Dallas to announce his college decision  Wednes...

Indiana guard Jalen Coleman commits to Illinois

Indiana guard Jalen Coleman commits to Illinois

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September 23, 2014


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John Groce, basketball head coach, plucked his most recent commit out of enemy territory Tuesday. La Lumiere prep school combo guard Jalen Coleman, 6-foot-3, committed to the Illini, becoming Illinois’ first commit from the state of Indiana since 1985. Coleman is ranked the 33rd best recruit in the...