According to his Twitter account, four-star big man Victor Uyaelunmo has received a scholarship offer from Illinois. The 6-foot-11, 210-pound prospect is ranked as the No. 88 overall player and No. 10 center in 247Sports' composite rankings.
Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Illinois— victoR〽️ (@victorivve) May 11, 2016
In addition to Illinois, Uyaelunmo has other scholarship offers from Pittsburgh, Rutgers, and Southern Cal; Georgetown, Miami (FL), Tennessee, and Texas have also expressed interest in the big man.
Scouting Report (via Scout.com)
Raw but possessing great promise, Uyaelumno runs the floor well and is a huge, true center. He blocks shots, gets ahead on the break for dunks and rebounds his area on the defensive glass. He has a long way to go in terms of post scoring, but he does possess tools.
Illinois Basketball's 2017 Recruiting Class
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