"We visited on Saturday and had a good visit," he said. "They asked me to come back in a few weeks and spend the night with one of the players."
Along with Illinois, Gianacakos added a Wyoming offer recently as well. Will Northwestern jump into the mix? He says it is possible.
"They want to evaluate me in April. I know I am in their next grouping of players and I think they are fairly interested. I don't think they realized how big I am."
Heading back to Evanston is a strong possibility as the big man looks to continue visiting schools and adding offers.
"I'm going to Missouri next Friday," he added.