We'll be constantly updating you on John Groce's recruiting ventures this offseason. For now, as we get started, here are the places Coach visited over the weekend:
7/13/14: Coach ended his weekend in Chicago where he attended the last day of the Adidas event
#Illini head coach John Groce is sitting near midcourt. Getting set to watch targets Carlton Bragg and Josh Sharma. #adidasunrivaled— Derek Piper (@Future150DPiper) July 13, 2014
7/12/14: Busy day for Groce; he attended an AAU tournament in Philly before heading back to Chicago for Adidas Unrivaled
#Illini head coach John Groce here at #adidasunrivaled. Watched Carlton Bragg and now 2016 PF Tony Bradley.— Derek Piper (@Future150DPiper) July 13, 2014
Illinois head coach John Groce, Texas boss Rick Barnes, and an assistant from Clemson amongst others here for Jawun Evans— Brian Snow (@BSnowScout) July 12, 2014
7/11/14: John Groce was in Philadelphia for the Reebok Breakout Classic.
Illinois head coach John Groce front and center to watch Jawun Evans take the floor for his morning game. #Breakout14— Future150.com (@Future150) July 11, 2014
- 2015: Aaron Jordan, Jawun Evans, Elijah Thomas, and Diamond Stone
7/10/14: John Groce flew out to Las Vegas to check in on a plethora of targets at the Lebron James Skills Academy.
I'm told that #Illini HC John Groce will be at LeBron Skills Academy today. Jalen Brunson, D.J. Williams, Jalen Coleman, Shake Milton, etc.— Derek Piper (@Future150DPiper) July 10, 2014
- 2015: D.J. Williams, Jalen Brunson, Doral Moore, Jalen Coleman, Ed Morrow, Montaque Gill-Caesar, Caleb Swanigan, Eric Davis, and Shake Milton
- 2016: Jayson Tatum, Jamal Murray, and V.J. King