Illini recruiting lounge - May 23

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down Dee Brown's potential impact in recruiting with top in-state targets, what's brewing with Theo John, how Illinois has taken advantage of opportunity in Florida and much more.

The Illini Recruiting Lounge is a new feature for This staff works really hard to provide as much information as possible to you diehard Illini fans to basically give you as close of an "inside look" as possible into Illini basketball and football recruiting. Basically, we want you to feel like you're right there, "in the recruiting lounge" per se.

We hope this feature gives an even closer look into the worlds of Illini basketball and football recruiting. Today, we're breaking down the latest and greatest with Illini hoops recruiting.

More details of what's inside this edition of the Illini Recruiting Lounge:

    • The Dee Brown recruiting effect
    • Things brewing with Theo John
    • Seizing opportunity in Florida 
    • Goodwin only playing one kind of ball
    • Closer look at pair of 2018/19 in-staters

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