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Illini Basketball Recruiting Round-up (5/6/15)

Links and updates on Illinois' recruiting targets.

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Carte'Are Gordon | '18 F | St. Louis, MO

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Scout's Final 2015 Top 100 - Scout
The 2015 final rankings from Scout have been released. Jalen Coleman-Lands (No. 40), D.J. Williams (No. 44), and Marcus LoVett (No. 72) are included.

Illinois Flashes Depth in 2017 Class - Scout
The state of Illinois has long been known as one of the best producers of talent in the country. However, the 2016 class presently doesn't include one top-40 national prospect, and quite honestly that’s very surprising. But that brief downturn in talent will change in a big way in 2017.

Spiece Run N Slam Top Performers - Scout
Recruiting analyst Brian Snow talks about several Illinois targets in this article.

Could Xavier Simpson decide soon? - IndyStar
One of Illinois' top targets could be nearing a decision.

News & Notes

- Villanova trasnfer Dylan Ennis has committed to Oregon.

- UT-Arlington point guard Johnny Hill will visit Illinois on Thursday; Baylor, Purdue, and Drake have also gotten involved. He'd be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer.

- Alterique Gilbert ('16 PG) has listed Illinois, UConn, Syracuse, Louisville, and Texas as his top five schools.

- Tyler Cook ('16 PF) has cut his list to Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Iowa State, Missouri, and Virginia; the Illini expressed interest.

- Nolan Narain ('16 PF) has committed to San Diego State; the Illini had expressed interest.

- Xavier Simpson ('16 PG) received an offer from Texas Tech.

- Tony Carr ('16 PG) received an offer from St. John's


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