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.
Jeremiah Tilmon will be granted his release tomorrow. Then the recruiting reopens. @KSDKSports— Frank Cusumano (@Frank_Cusumano) April 10, 2017
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.