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Jalen Brunson commits to Villanova over Illinois

Jalen Brunson commits to Villanova over Illinois

September 11, 2014

Jalen Brunson, widely considered to be the best basketball player in the state of Illinois and one of the best point guards in the country, has committed to Jay Wright and Villanova. Brunson was considering Illinois along with Villanova, but ultimately decided in favor of the Wildcats. He is rated as the...

Illini recruiting watch: Jalen Brunson

Illini recruiting watch: Jalen Brunson

August 28, 2014

One of the most sought-after basketball recruits in the country will visit the Illinois campus this weekend. Jalen Brunson, a 6-foot-1 senior point guard from Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Ill., will take his first official visit of the fall on Aug. 29-31. Illinois head coach John Groce has visits lined...