Champaign, Ill. – University of Illinois head coach John Groce announced Thursday the signing of five-star center Jeremiah Tilmon (East St. Louis, Ill.) to a national letter of intent.
With the addition of Tilmon to last week's signees Trent Frazier, Javon Pickett and Da'Monte Williams, Illinois has landed a national top-10 class according to three major recruiting services. The class checks in at No. 8 by Scout, No. 9 by ESPN and No. 10 by 247Sports. It also is ranked by every service as the top class in the Big Ten.
WATCH: John Groce discusses Jeremiah Tilmon, Illinois Basketball recruiting class
Here’s video of the head coach’s latest press conference