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Illinois' head coach John Groce reacts to a referee's call during the first round game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament against Indiana, at Banker's Life Fieldhouse, on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014. The Illini won 64-54.

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 head coach John Groce will host top point guard recruit Jalen Brunson this weekend. The visit is the first of five recruits to visit this fall. Brunson is choosing between Illinois, Michigan State, Purdue, Temple and Villanova.

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.,...

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