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Illinois Basketball offers scholarship to 3 star point guard Lamar Peters

The coaching staff has offered a scholarship to another point guard.

According to Eric Bossi of, 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.

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.


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