updated 12:51 PM CDT, Apr 23, 2017
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Javon Pickett Now Has Release From Illinois, Scores Western Kentucky Offer


Class of 2017 Belleville East standout Javon Pickett now has his release from the University of Illinois, and has scored a new scholarship offer from Western Kentucky.

Pickett, a 6’4 wing, averaged 25.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists this past high school season.

Pickett decided to again explore his collegiate options following a coaching change at Illinois.

Pickett competed on the travel team circuit with Jets-Ramey United.





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Jeremiah Tilmon Expected To Get Release From Illini NLI Today

Class of 2017 East St. Louis High School standout Jeremiah Tilmon is expected to receive a release from his signed National Letter of Intent to the University of Illinois today according to Frank Cusumano of KSDK Sports.

Tilmon, the top-ranked 2017 prospect in the state of Illinois, announced last week that he intended to again evaluate his collegiate options following a coaching change at Illinois.

Missouri has been prominently mentioned as a strong potential option for Tilmon. New Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin is an East St. Louis native, and they have the top player in the country, Michael Porter Jr. committed to play for Mizzou next season. Tilmon and Porter played together on the travel team circuit early in their high school careers.





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2017 Edwardsville Sharpshooter Oliver Stephen Commits To SWIC

Class of 2017 Edwardsville High School standout Oliver Stephen has committed to play his college basketball for Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC).

Stephen, a 6’4 wing, is known for his ability to knock down shots from distance.

Stephen averaged 13.5 points per game en route to knocking down 114 three-point baskets in 2016-17, and 293 triples in his high school career.



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2018 Danville G Kendle Moore Adds William & Mary Offer

Class of 2018 Danville High School standout Kendle Moore has picked up a scholarship offer from William & Mary.

Moore, 6’0 guard, is a versatile backcourt talent who can light it up with his jump shot. Moore averaged 21.5 points per game on 51% shooting from the field for Danville this past season as a junior.

Moore has previously been offered by Illinois State and Loyola.

Moore competes on the Adidas circuit with Team Rose.

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