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John Groce lands Charlotte transfer Thorne for Illini basketball

John Groce lands Charlotte transfer Thorne for Illini basketball

April 18, 2015

For the first time in a couple of months, the Illinois basketball program received some good news on Saturday morning.  According to a CBS Sports report, Charlotte fifth-year transfer Mike Thorne has committed to Illinois and head coach John Groce. The 6-foot-11, 270-pound big man will be eligible to...