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Illini Add 6'9 Slovenian Post Matic Vesel To 2017 Recruit Class

Head coach Brad Underwood and the University of Illinois have now added Slovenian post Matic Vesel to their 2017 recruiting haul.

Vesel, a 6’9, 200-pound post, will add depth to an Illini frontcourt that has been looking to add size.

Vesel committed while on a visit to the Illini campus. His commitment comes on the heels of the program adding Detroit big man Greg Eboigbodan.

Vesel and Eboigbodan are part of a 2017 Illini recruiting class that also features a wealth of backcourt talent in Mark Smith, Trent Frazier, Da’Monte Williams and graduate transfer Mark Alstork.





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2018 PG Ayo Dosunmu Adds Offer From Kansas

Class of 2018 Chicago Morgan Park standout Ayo Dosunmu has now added a scholarship offer from Kansas to his vast collection.

Dosunmu, a 6’5 point guard, is the top-rated prospect in the Illinois 2018 recruiting class.

Dosunmu averaged 23.2 points per game for the Mac Irvin Fire this spring in Nike EYBL games.

Illinois, Northwestern, Xavier, Marquette, North Carolina State and Missouri are a few of a long line of offers held by Dosunmu. Kentucky has also begun to show increased interest.



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Jeremiah Tilmon, Charlie Moore To Tryout For USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team

Former East St. Louis standout Jeremiah Tilmon (Missouri) and former Chicago Morgan Park standout Charlie Moore (Kansas) have both been invited to tryout for the USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team.

Tilmon and Moore are among 28 players invited to compete for 16 spots on the team in Colorado Springs, Colorado from June 18-25.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari will coach the team.

The event will take place July 1-9 in Cairo, Egypt.





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