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Illini targets in 2017 Scout 100

Several Illini hoops recruiting targets crack the updated Class of 2017 Top 100


Illinois is expected to have at least five (possibly more) scholarships available in the Class of 2017.

Illini coach John Groce is shooting for the stars in the class, which is loaded with high-major prospects in the state of Illinois. So it's no surprise that several Illini targets cracked the Scout Hoops' experts updated 2017 Scout 100 rankings.

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Illini targets in Scout 100

11. Kris Wilkes

17. Jeremiah Tilmon

30. Paul Scruggs

33. Derek Culver

37. Da'Monte Williams

50. Nojel Eastern

55. Jaren Jackson

72. Jordan Goodwin

80. Theo John

91. Jordan Poole

Illini targets outside Scout 100

Justin Smith

Javon Pickett

Alonzo Verge

Christian Negron

McKinley Wright

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