7/19/14: After spending the morning in South Carolina, JG traveled to Ohio for even more scouting.
- 10:00 PM: Assistant Coach Dustin Ford was watching 2015 F Carlton Bragg in Cincinnati
- 12:00 PM: John Groce was watching 2015 CG Jalen Coleman
John Beilein & John Groce among those watching 2015 @ColemanJalen who cut his list to 6— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 19, 2014
- 3:00 PM: Groce was in attendance at the UAA Finals to watch 2015 C Diamond Stone
- 4:00 PM: Again, Coach Ford was in attendance for Carlton Bragg
- 7:00 PM: John Groce and Dustin Ford watched Carlton Bragg in Cincinnati. Are you starting to sense a theme?
- 9:00 PM: A new name! The staff was watching 2017 Christian David
Illinois head coach John Groce and an assistant in gym checking out 2017 Christian David of S-Elite (Canada)— N.D. Kendrick (@NDkendrick) July 20, 2014
7/20/14: For now, the staff remains scouting in Cincinnati
- 10:00 AM: In case there was any doubt, the proverbial "full-court press" is on. John Groce is again in attendance for Carlton Bragg. Mr. Bragg has also garnered some attention from Illini legend Dee Brown.
Real ILLINI fans retweet the name #CaltonBragg I heard he's pretty good and them boys want him at OUR HOME! U of I— Dee Brown (@deebrown11) July 20, 2014