Illinois Basketball has offered a scholarship to 2016 point guard Xavier Simpson. The Lima, OH native is currently rated as the No. 63 overall recruit according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Per <a href="https://twitter.com/coachq7">@coachq7</a>, 2016 G Xavier Simpson (<a href="https://twitter.com/Xaviersimpson3">@xaviersimpson3</a>) has received an offer from Illinois.</p>— Future150.com (@Future150) <a href="https://twitter.com/Future150/status/556646963907944448">January 18, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Simpson has garnered interest from the Indiana, Michigan State, Northwestern, and Ohio State in addition to the Illini.