Illini Hoops Recruiting Lounge: May 1

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down the Illini staff's involvement during the live period, including new offers, players to watch, updated evaluations and much more.

The Illini Recruiting Lounge is an exclusive, premium feature at The Inquirer staff works really hard to provide as much information as possible to you die-hard 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 focus on targets that Brad Underwood and his staff watched and offered during the live period over the weekend.

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

  • Ignas Brazdeikis talks Illini offer and future plans
  • Illinois getting in late with Justin Minaya
  • Evals from the circuit
  • Buzz on Dosunmu, Horton-Tucker and Finke
  • New names on the radar
  • What happened with Badocchi?
  • Status of the Tilmon saga
  • Plus, much more!


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