updated 7:30 PM CDT, May 25, 2017
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2016 Illinois Mr. Basketball Charlie Moore Transferring From Cal

Former Chicago Morgan Park standout Charlie Moore has decided to transfer from Cal to play closer to home. Moore already has his release from Cal.

Moore was the 2016 Illinois Mr. Basketball.

Moore, a 5’11 guard, averaged 12.2 points, 3.5 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game as a freshman at Cal.

Moore competed on the Nike EYBL circuit with the Mac Irvin Fire.





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Illinois Adds Ron "Chin" Coleman To Staff As An Assistant Coach


New head coach Brad Underwood has completed his coaching staff at Illinois with the addition of Ron “Chin” Coleman.

Coleman, who has deep Chicago recruiting ties, spent the past two years as an assistant coach at UIC. Coleman was an assistant coach at Bradley for three years prior to heading to UIC.

Coleman previously was on the coaching staff at Chicago Public League powerhouse Whitney Young, as well as a long coaching run with the Mac Irvin Fire.

Coleman joins Orlando Antigua and Jamall Walker on Underwood’s staff as assistant coaches.



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South Suburban College G Rasheide Bell Commits To Kentucky Wesleyan


South Suburban College standout Rasheide Bell has decided to play for Kentucky Wesleyan.

Bell, a 6’2 guard, averaged 16.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per contest en route to leading South Suburban to a third-place finish at the NJCAA Division II national tournament.

Bell was named Region IV-A Co-Player of the Year.

Bell selected Kentucky Wesleyan over SIU-Edwardsville and Northern Illinois.

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2017 Stevenson Wing Justin Smith Re-Commits To Indiana


Stevenson High School standout Justin Smith has decided to stick with his commitment to Indiana following a coaching change.

Smith met with new Indiana head coach Archie Miller last week. Smith is the top-rated recruit in Indiana’s 2017 recruiting class.

Smith competed on the Nike EYBL circuit with the Mac Irvin Fire.



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Eastern Illinois Lands Wabash Valley College F Jujuan Starks


Eastern Illinois has picked up a commitment from Wabash Valley College standout Jajuan Starks.

Starks, a 6’4 forward, averaged 14.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game this past season for Wabash Valley.

Starks played his high school basketball at Fort Wayne North Side (IN).





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