Illinois

Tuesday, 04/15/08

Alexander leaves Illinois

# Junior forward Rodney Alexander of Benton Harbor, Mich/Redlands CC, Okla., will transfer from Illinois. He played in 31 games, started 15 and averaged 4.6 points/2.9 rebounds last season.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 03/10/08

Illinois gains JC forward

# Forward Dominique Keller of Port Arthur-Memorial, Tex/Lee CC, Tex., has committed to Illinois, according to TexasHoops.Com.

Check March for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 02/20/08

Carlwell leaves Illinois

# Sophomore center Brian Carlwell of Maywood-Proviso East, Ill., is transfering from Illinois. He had played in only three games this season due to a knee injury.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/31/08

Tyler Griffey announces for Illinois

# Top 100 forward Tyler Griffey of Wildwood-Lafayette, Mo., rated No. 54 overall in Class 2009, has pledged to Illinois. The Illini now have four junior commitments.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/25/08

Quinton Watkins joins San Diego State

# Super Prospect guard Quinton Watkins of Compton-Dominguez, Cal., who was once committed to Southern California and then signed by Illinois in Class 2007, has enrolled at San Diego State. Watkins failed to receive clearance from the NCAA Clearinghouse and was not admitted to Illinois. He will practice with the Aztecs, led by head coach Steve Fisher, immediately and have four years remaining beginning with the 2008-09 season.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

2010 Crandall Head to Illinois

# Class 2010 guard Crandall Head of Richton Park-Rich South, Ill., has committed to Illinois.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 12/22/07

Legion choses Illinois over Irish

# Freshman guard Alex Legion of Inkster-Detroit County Day School, Mich/Oak Hill Academy, Va., who recently announced he was transfering from Kentucky, has committed to Illinois over Notre Dame. Legion played in six games for Kentucky this season, started twice and averaged 6.7 points.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 10/16/07

Illinois lands 6-9 Stan Simpson

# Super Prospect center Stan Simpson of Chicago-Simeon, Ill., has chosen coach Bruce Weber and Illinois. Among others were Arkansas, Bradley, Indiana, Kansas State, Minnesota, Virginia, Colorado and Miami.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 10/12/07

Richardson, Paul, Bertrand to Illinois

# Three outstanding Class 2009 prospects have committed to Illinois, including Top 100 guard DJ Richardson of Peoria-Central, Ill., rated No. 61 overall; Top 100 guard Joseph Bertrand of Sterling, Ill., ranked No. 65 overall; and guard Brandon Paul of Gurnee-Warren Township, Ill.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 08/16/07

Illinois adds a forward

# Forward Mike Davis of Alexandria-TC Williams, Va., is a late 2007 addition for Illinois, according to his coach Ivan Thomas.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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