Champaign Central sophomore Tim Finke ranks among top-25 in Class of 2018

Champaign Central sophomore Tim Finke, who Illini have offered, cracked the top-25 of Scout's initial 2018 rankings

Champaign Central sophomore Tim Finke is ranked the No. 23 prospect in's initial Class of 2018 rankings.

The 6-foot-6 shooting guard is the brother of current Illinois redshirt freshman Michael Finke. He transferred from Champaign Centennial to crosstown rival Champaign Central, where his father, former Illinois athlete Jeff Finke, is serving in his first year as head coach of the Maroons.

While these are preliminary rankings of players who are just starting their sophomore seasons, it reinforces Finke's reputation already. He was an News-Gazette All-Area First Team selection after averaging 10.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game as a freshman.

Finke currently has offers from Illinois, Creighton, DePaul, Illinois-Chicago and Saint Louis. Other schools showing interest include Kansas, Ohio State, Michigan, Northwestern and Wisconsin, among others.

Check out the entire rankings here.

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