Five-star Jeremiah Tilmon not planning to sign during period

Top 20 prospect Jeremiah Tilmon not planning to sign during the period.

Five-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon isn't planning to sign a Letter of Intent during the initial signing period, he told Scout. 

Tilmon, a 6-foot-10 center, committed to Illinois on July 11th, but rumors began swirling early Tuesday that Tilmon may not sign.

Sources say Tilmon is still currently a pledge to Illinois, but Tilmon didn't comment when asked about his commitment. 

With Tilmon, Illinois has the No. 6 recruiting class in the country. John Groce also holds pledge from Trent Frazier, DaMonte Williams and Javon Pickett. 

Tilmon is ranked No. 19 overall and No. 8 at the center position in the 2017 class.

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