Illini Hoops Recruiting Lounge: June 29

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down Jeremiah Tilmon's top five and gives some insight on Tilmon's visit last weekend. Read about Theo John's updated timeline, five 2019 in-state visitors to know and 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'll focus on some big hoops developments on our way to an always eventful month of July.

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

    • Breakdown of Jeremiah Tilmon's top five
    • Sells and counterpunches for Illinois with Tilmon
    • What Tilmon said about his latest Illini visit
    • Theo John's updated timeline
    • Five 2019 in-state visitors to know
    • Plus, much more!


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