Trent Frazier has a new short highlight video! The program’s most recent commit was spotted wearing some Illinois gear at what appears to be a high school open gym, and he was causing havoc during 5-on-5 play. While there actually weren’t too many clips from the scrimmage, the 6-foot-2 guard still managed to show off some impressive ball handling, passing, and shooting.
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- Saturday could be the best Illinois atmosphere of the decade (Illini Board)
We’ve waited 25 years for this school to invest in football like they invested in the 1980’s. That investment was made on March 7th. It’s now September 7th – exactly six months later – and the gains we’ve made in just the last six months have been incredible.
- Tar Heels aren’t looking past Fighting Illini (The News-Gazette)
"[Lovie Smith] was a great NFL coach, and he’s going to do special things with this program," Jones said. "He’s a great defensive mind. I know our offense will have its hands full."
- Draft hype is "low-key surreal" for Illinois’ Dawuane Smoot (Illini Inquirer)
"It's a great honor," Smoot said Wednesday. "It's low-key kind of surreal too, just like seeing all of the media attention I've been able to get. But I'm just focusing on everything I can on the field and keep showing people that I can be that pick in the next draft."
- 2017 Illinois Baseball schedule released (Fighting Illini Athletics)
The Illinois baseball team Tuesday released its 2017 schedule, featuring 22 games at Illinois Field. The Fighting Illini will look for their second Big Ten title in the last three years with 21 players returning to the roster from 2016.