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Indiana guard Jalen Coleman commits to Illinois

Basketball recruit Jalen Coleman during the game against Texas State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Coleman committed to John Groce and the Illini on Tuesday. 

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 23, 2014

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...

University freshman Frank Leone prepares to release new rap album

Photos courtesy of Zach Dalzell Frank Leone, freshman in Music, is preparing for the release of his first full-length project, “#EnterWILD,” expected to come out in late May or early June. As an up-and-coming hip-hop rapper, Leone has collaborated with several major musicians in the Chicago music scene.

April 8, 2014

With the upcoming release of his new album “#EnterWILD,” rapper Frank Leone is bringing music that he calls “unique, loud and powerful” to the music industry. Leone, also known as Samuel Flannigan, freshman in Music, performed Thursday night at The Canopy Club and promoted the future release...