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Tracking Illinois Basketball's recruiting targets.

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UPDATE 9/9/15

  • 2016 PG Xavier Simpson commits to Michigan

UPDATE 8/31/15

  • 2016 C Marques Bolden eliminates Illinois
  • 2016 C Jayce Johnson eliminates Illinois

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2016 Illini Basketball Recruiting Board
Player State Rating Rivals 247Sports HT WT Offer Status
POINT GUARDS
Bryce Aiken NJ 101 83 5’9 150 X Warm
Considering: Illinois, Miami, USC, Harvard, Michigan, Seton Hall
Charlie Moore IL 131 128 5’10 160 X Hot
Tyson Carter MS - 152 6’4 170 X Cool
Te’Jon Lucas WI - 241 6’0 160 X Warm
Alterique Gilbert GA 39 33 6’0 160 X UConn (Verbal)
Tony Carr PA 53 53 6’3 170 X Penn St. (Verbal)
Xavier Simpson OH 88 76 5’11 165 X Michigan (Verbal)
Lamar Peters LA 87 79 6’0 165 X Mississippi St. (Verbal)
C.J. Walker IN 118 88 6’0 180 X Florida St. (Verbal)
Anthony Cowan MD 58 89 6’0 170 X Maryland (Verbal)
SHOOTING GUARDS
Zach Norvell IL 93 82 6’4 185 X Hot
SMALL FORWARDS
Xavier Sneed MO 102 151 6’5 190 X Hot
Considering: Illinois, Creighton, Kansas St., Wichita St., Xavier
Jayson Tatum MO 3 5 6’8 205 X Duke (Verbal)
V.J. King OH 20 23 6’6 195 X Louisville (Verbal)
Justin Jackson CAN 32 30 6’7 195 X UNLV (Verbal)
Matthew Moyer OH 42 46 6’8 210 X Syracuse (Verbal)
POWER FORWARDS
Tony Bradley FL 33 28 6’10 235 X Cool
Clevon Brown TX - - 6’7 210 X Warm
Nick Ward OH 48 42 6’9 235 X Michigan St. (Verbal)
Tyler Cook MO 76 115 6’8 240 X Out of top 6
Considering: Florida, Virginia, Iowa St., Iowa, Mizzou, Arkansas
Nick Rakocevic IL - 231 6’9 190 X Out of top 10
Considering: Texas, USC, Creighton, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee, Indiana, UCLA, Miami, Virginia
CENTERS
James Banks IN 86 56 6’10 230 X Cool
Marques Bolden TX 14 20 6’10 235 X Out of top 8
Considering: Alabama, Baylor, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, TCU, Wake Forest
Jayce Johnson CA 83 67 6’11 225 X Out of top 5
Considering: California, Colorado, Notre Dame, Stanford, Utah
Joey Brunk IN 99 80 6’9 225 X Butler (Verbal)
Barret Benson IL 108 153 6’9 240 X Northwestern (Verbal)

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2017 Illini Basketball Recruiting Board
Player State Rating Rivals 247Sports Ht Wt Offer Status
POINT GUARDS
Paul Scruggs IN 29 30 6’4 200 X Warm
Da’Monte Williams IL - 35 6’2 170 X Warm
Nojel Eastern IL 41 47 6’5 190 X Warm
Alonzo Verge Jr. IL 84 75 6’3 160 X Warm
Victor Bailey Jr. TX 56 96 6’3 165 X Cool
C.J. Roberts TX - 127 6’1 165 X Cool
Justin Roberts IN - 140 5’11 155 Cool
McKinley Wright MN - - 6’0 175 X Cool
Nickeil Alexander-Walker CAN - - 6’5 175 X Cool
Trent Frazier FL - - 6’2 170 X Cool
SHOOTING GUARDS
Jordan Goodwin IL 88 79 6’2 170 X Hot
Javon Pickett IL - - 6’4 170 X Cool
Christian David CAN - - 6’5 185 X Cool
SMALL FORWARDS
Kris Wilkes IN 18 15 6’6 170 X Warm
Justin Smith IL - 50 6’7 185 X Warm
Jaren Jackson Jr. IN 48 64 6’8 175 X Warm
Jérôme Desrosiers CAN - - 6’6 185 X Cool
Charles Payton IL - - 6’6 170 Cool
Michael Porter Jr. MO 2 2 6’9 210 X Out of top 10
Considering: Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mizzou, Stanford, Syracuse, UCLA, Virginia, Washington
POWER FORWARDS
Jeremiah Tilmon IL 13 12 6’11 220 X Warm
Derek Culver OH 45 53 6’8 205 X Cool
Theo John MN 87 90 6’8 210 X Cool
Christian Negron IL 90 123 6’6 195 X Cool
Kyle Young OH - - 6’7 205 Cool
A.J. Gareri OH - - 6’9 205 Cool
CENTERS
Brandon McCoy CA 20 20 7’0 230 X Cool
Malik Williams IN 47 60 6’11 200 Cool

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2018 Illini Basketball Recruiting Board
Player State Rating ESPN 247Sports HT WT Offer Status
POINT GUARDS
Marquis Brown IL 23 - 6’1 165 Warm
Courtney Ramey MO - - 6’1 170 X Cool
SHOOTING GUARDS
Tim Finke IL - - 6’4 180 X Warm
Keshaun Saunders CAN - - 6’5 185 X Cool
Torrence Watson MO - - 6’4 170 X Cool
SMALL FORWARDS
Kevin Easley Jr. IN - - 6’6 210 Cool
POWER FORWARDS
Carte’Are Gordon CAN 20 - 6’7 200 X Cool
Simisola Shittu CAN - - 6’7 205 X Cool
CENTERS

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