According to Eric Bossi of Rivals.com, Illinois Basketball has extended a scholarship to 2016 point guard Lamar Peters. The New Orleans, LA native (Landry-Walker) is listed at 6'0, 165 lbs. and is rated as the No. 150 overall recruit in 247Sports' composite rankings. Peters also has offers from Mississippi State, Baylor, LSU, Gonzaga, and South Carolina.
Now it sounds like Lamar Peters, 2016 PG from New Orleans, has a UI offer. Had an impressive performance last night. https://t.co/dWqBHVJASx— UIHoopsRecruits (@UIHoopsRecruits) April 25, 2015
Peters is at least the sixth point guard that the coaching staff has offered in the class of 2016; he joins Jamal Murray, Xavier Simpson, Alterique Gilbert, Bryce Aiken, and Jermaine Haley. For more on the program's 2016 recruiting targets, check out our Illinois Basketball Scholarship Grid.